Photo Credit: IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Online ticketing platform BookMyShow has laid off 200 employees as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to affect businesses.
The move comes a year after the company laid off 270 employees across its offices in India and globally.
Taking to Twitter, Ashish Hemrajani, CEO and Co-founder of Bigtree Entertainment Pvt Ltd, which operates BookMyShow, said: "COVID19 has taught me many lessons & I learnt another one today. As we let go of 200 of the most incredibility talented & performance driven individuals, each & everyone has messaged, thanking me for the opportunity, the love for @bookmyshow and asking me if they could help me in any way possible."
Hemrajani further said that he would support the affected staff to get new jobs and also asked for information on any available job opportunities.
"And for me, finding each of them a new home, where a new journey can begin, was the easy choice. So if you have leads, please DM me & we will do the needful. They will contribute incredibly to the growth of your wonderful firms. I'm sure we will all come out stronger," the CEO said.
© 2021 IANS India Private Limited. All Rights Reserved.
The reproduction of the story/photograph in any form will be liable for legal action.
For news, views and gossips, follow IANS at Twitter.
A Bittersweet Homecoming
Filipino migrant workers repatriated during the pandemic face a dearth of job opportunities
Wing Yau – Earth Connection
Her jewelry sculptures reflect a connection to the people and country of provenance, to her team and finally, to those who choose her pieces from Wwake to create their own expression.
A Pop-Up Store Hits the Road
Cuyana’s store-on-a-truck is a cost-effective way to quickly test locations and products
A Climate To Fear
Central America’s subsistence farmers are fleeing increasingly severe droughts and storms
Celebrate Good Times
Travelers again look to special trips to observe life’s milestones.
Liz Phair – Back in the Game
Indie rock legend Liz Phair reemerges with Soberish new album in over a decade
The Return Of Night Life
Out All Night With Remy Duran
The Return Of Everything – The Return of FOMO
The pandemic forced us to simplify our lives and look inward. Now it’s time to have fun again. That should be easy, right?
An Exclusive Interview With Daniel Sackheim
Daniel Sackheim is an American Film & Television director and producer best known for his highly acclaimed series as HBO's True Detective Season 3, Game of Thrones, and FX's The Americans.
An Exclusive Interview With Quim Fábregas
The childhood of the Baka pygmies