ICICI bank announced an initiative called iWork@home to enable women employees to work from home for an extended period of time depending on their needs. Part of this programme women employee will be provided access to their required operating system in a safe and secure manner to create a seamless office-like environment, initially for a period of up to one year. This technology platform is developed by ICICI bank in collaboration with IIT Delhi students. The bank has also designed a unique facial recognition tool to ensure that no one can get access to the applications. “We wanted to create a stronger support system for women to ensure that they do not leave the workforce at key life stages. We decided to use technology to make life simpler for women managers,” said Chanda Kochhar, MD at ICICI Bank.