With an aim to further strengthen women power in India’s largest power generation company, NTPC Ltd, on Women’s Day, has unveiled its plans for recruiting only women executives as a special recruitment drive across its areas of operations.
March 08, 2021. By Manu Tayal
With an aim to further strengthen women power in India’s largest power generation company, NTPC Ltd, on International Women’s Day, has unveiled its plans for recruiting only women executives as a special recruitment drive across its areas of operations.
The company said that, such recruitment drive will further enhance gender diversity as parameter for it.
It has been working at improving its gender ratio wherever possible, the company further added.
In order to attract more woman applicants, a number of innovative initiatives have been taken by the company.
Under the recruitment drive, the application fee at the time of recruitment is completely waived-off for women employees.
Besides, to support women workforce, the company has adhered to policies like Child Care Leave with Pay, Maternity Leave, Sabbatical leave and NTPC Special Child Care Leave on Adoption of a Child/Delivering Child through Surrogacy.
The company also added that it has also introduced special facilities at work like Child Care Facilities and Crèche Facility to make life of mother’s convenient at work.
Additionally, special counselling session have been arranged for women employees, special initiatives have been taken for developing leadership/managerial competencies of women employees etc.
At NTPC townships, also referred to as ‘mini India’, women play a pivotal role in community developmental activities to foster a diversified culture through Ladies Clubs promoted by the company, it added.
The company said that it has always believed in providing equal opportunity to all the sections of society and has consciously promoted diversity through its hiring practices. Owing to its pan India presence, there is a lot of diversity amongst employees in terms of religion, dialect and culture.
As a responsible corporate citizen, the company has institutionalized policies like Human Rights and Right to Equal Opportunity. It promotes equality and diversity amongst its employees. It has been providing equal opportunity to women employees and minorities at all levels since its inception. Statutory requirements and policy guidelines are adhered to without any discrimination.
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