5, Sep 2023
Ferns N Petals’ Last Journey announces Unveiling Employee Welfare Program by 2023 end
5th September 2023; India: Last Journey, a Delhi-based funeral service startup by the world’s largest gifting company Ferns N Petals announces to unveil its groundbreaking Employee Welfare Program designed to provide comprehensive funeral services to employees and their immediate families. The program signifies a distinct effort to transform the manner in which corporations approach employee benefits and support systems. Driven by the goal of cultivating greater empathy, this initiative aims to reshape norms, fostering a corporate culture that values compassion and well-being.
Founded in 2019, Last Journey is revolutionizing funeral care in India with its innovative approach. By offering a wide range of services and prioritizing compassion and support, Last Journey has become the largest funeral services provider in the country. As part of this initiative, Last Journey is actively engaging with major multinational corporations (with over 1000 employees) in both the private and public sectors, providing comprehensive support to their staff during challenging times. Recognizing the need for assistance during life’s most challenging moments, the program will offer a wide array of funeral services including funeral and cremation assistance, domestic and international repatriation, funeral prayer meeting arrangements, grief counseling, pet burials, and more.
‘The Last Journey Employee Welfare Program is a significant stride in prioritizing employee well-being, showcasing a corporate ethos that transcends the office and underscores empathy, support, and responsible conduct. Industries like manufacturing, steel, and construction are particularly more inclined to recognize and appreciate the value of our program.’ quotes Rishabh Jalan, Co-Founder, Last Journey.
Vikas Gutgutia, Founder & MD, Ferns N Petals and Co-Founder, Last Journey further adds, ‘Through this initiative, we aim to educate and alleviate the burdens associated with funeral arrangements at a larger level and provide a thoughtful, environmentally sensitive approach that brings solace to corporate families and respects the departed.’
Experiencing a remarkable journey, the start-up has achieved a consistent annual growth rate of 30%, propelled by the fusion of technology and an extensive, resilient vendor network. Presently, the Annual Revenue Rate (ARR) has surged beyond INR 20 crore. Envisioning the road ahead, Last Journey is on the brink of nationwide expansion, aiming to amplify the horizons of their service spectrum. Looking ahead, the company plans to establish rapid-response service centers across the country by 2025, while also expanding its presence to over 120 countries worldwide.