New Delhi: On the occasion of International Women's Day, NTPC Limited has announced plans for recruiting only women executives as a special recruitment drive across its areas of operations. This will further strengthen women power in India's largest power generation company. In an official statement, India's largest Power PSU said that such a recruitment drive will further enhance gender diversity as the parameter for NTPC. The power giant has been working at improving its gender ratio wherever possible. To attract more woman applicants, a number of innovative initiatives have been taken. The application fee at the time of recruitment is completely waived-off for women employees.
To support the women workforce, NTPC adheres 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. NTPC 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 are arranged for women employees, special initiatives are 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 NTPC.
NTPC has always believed in providing equal opportunity to all 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, NTPC has institutionalised policies like Human Rights and Right to Equal Opportunity. NTPC 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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