US based Research Company – ‘Working Mothers Media’ awards top 100 Indian companies for their people’s initiatives for women employees
Mumbai, November 18, 2016…K Raheja Corp, India’s leading real estate developers are on the Working Mothers Media – Top 100 companies list, making it a proud moment for a company that is in a traditionally male dominated industry of real estate. Competing with the best Indian corporates for a national ranking and global recognition on gender equality, K Raheja Corp’s women-friendly work culture made the cut over its peers. This position is bagged as an outcome of a survey cum benchmarking project by India’s first diversity advocate and workplace inclusion expert, the AVTAR Group, and the world’s most celebrated gender parity champion, Working Mother Media, to bring the latter’s prestigious 30 year old – 100 Best Companies for Women ranking to India, honoring companies that successfully help women have sustainable careers. The felicitation night was held earlier this week in Mumbai.
K Raheja Corp’s people-first culture, coupled with clear expectations from each employee, empowers them with support required like sabbaticals, flexible working hours, work from home initiatives which helps foster a culture that balances life both at work and at home. The Company also does not discriminate when it comes to performance appraisals due to maternity breaks. The Company also hosts a slew of welfare activities like yoga, bone density tests, eye and dental check-ups, adoption assistance, breast cancer awareness camps, comprehensive health checkups, and safety and defense training for women. The Company understands that women are bestowed with higher emotional intelligence allowing them to make strategic decisions with a diverse leadership outlook and have employed them in key roles. With an open management and no discrimination, women play an equal role in working across functions from sales to engineering and from architecture to contracts.
Speaking on the award, Ms. Urvi Aradhya, Sr. VP – Human Resources, K Raheja Corp said, “We are honored to be recognized in our efforts as an organization. We have over the years built an organization where employees are empowered and accountable at the same time. We remain committed to being an equal-opportunities company that does not differentiate. Our work culture and policies are tailored to suit employee requirements and is an outcome of direct feedback from them. It is our endeavor to create a corporate culture that fosters an excellent working environment for all employees, including working mothers.”
Some other winners of the award include Accenture, Cummins India, Deloitte, EY India, Hindustan Unilever, IBM and ICICI Bank.