Jharsuguda: Vedanta Ltd., Jharsuguda was conferred with the prestigious and coveted accolade of being ‘National Best Employer Brand 2018’ at the 13th Employer Branding Awards ceremony held at the Taj Lands Hotel, Mumbai. Mr. M. Sakthivel, Associate Vice President & Head – Human Resource, Vedanta Ltd., Jharsuguda received the award on behalf of the organization.
Speaking on the award, Mr. Abhijit Pati, CEO – Vedanta Ltd., Jharsuguda, said, “We are honored to have been adjudged National Best Employer Brand. At Vedanta Ltd., Jharsuguda, we are committed to align people prosperity with organizational success. We not only recruit the best talent in the country but we strive to give our employees an encouraging and challenging work environment which brings out the best in them. This award is a testament of our efforts in that direction”
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Dilip Ranjan Sahoo, Vice President & Head HR – Aluminium & Power, said, “Our vision is ‘to be beyond the best’ and partner with business to deliver superlative results. Our highly competent young workforce possesses the ability to disrupt the aluminium industry through their agility, innovative and growth focused mind-set. We are also actively recruiting bright and talented women professionals with an intent to groom future leaders who challenge the myths surrounding women in manufacturing sector. We have set our targets at employing at least 30% women professionals in operations & maintenance functions over the next 3 years”.
Vedanta Ltd., Jharsuguda was conferred with this accolade by National Employer Branding Institute India for its path breaking HR practices and exemplary use of communication for Human Resource Development. Some of the key criteria of assessment included translating and combining vision with action with HR Strategy, building line to mesh HR Strategy with business, cultivating competencies for the future to enable building the organization to be future-ready. The ‘National Best Employer Brand’ award is the latest in a series of accolades received by the organization in the past year, which include Winners (Employee Relations & Employee Engagement), 1st Runners Up in (Management of Change and Excellence in HRM) and 2nd Runners Up (Performance Management, Training & Development) awards at CII National HR Circle Competition 2018, and Company with Great Manager award by Economic Times & People Business.