New Delhi: HPCL has been conferred with the first prize for “Best Enterprise Award” in Maharatna category by the forum of Women in Public Sector (WIPS). This is the fourth award HPCL has won consecutively in the forum of WIPS.
The prestigious award was presented by the Governor of Telangana Tamilisai Soundararajan during the 30th National Meet of Forum of Women in Public Sector in the glittering event attended by over 600 women employees from various PSUs from all over India from February 11 to 12, in Hyderabad.
The main criteria of the award were initiatives toward protection of women against sexual harassment, women representation in recruitment panels, training & development, new areas of assignment percentage of women at induction level year on year, support services, counselling centres, special policies for women employees and corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives for women and specially girl child.
This distinguished award is a result of special initiatives taken by HPCL like Swayam, Sparsh, Paramarsh, ICC committees across zones, gender sensitization workshops, online POSH workshop, new opportunities/areas of assignments and special training and development initiatives. Further CSR initiatives like Nanhi Kali, Unnati, Swalamban, Dhanwantari, construction of toilets etc. for women and girl child across the country.
The forum of WIPS and its strong network has been functioning since 1990 under the aegis of SCOPE, to promote the growth and development of women in PSUs. At present eighty-nine Central PSUs and nationalised banks are corporate life members of WIPS and about 15,000 women employees of PSUs across the country are individual members. The focus is on developing an effective, sustainable, and a vibrant network for amity and growth, for knowledge building and management, for maximising the potential of women towards significant contribution to their organisation to prepare to meet the challenges of a globalised world
In addition to this, Neha Ganu, Admn Superindent from HR Central was awarded the first prize as “Best Women Employee” in the non-executive category amongst the entries sent from various organisations.
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