Blue Dart Bags AIMA-IOC Service Award
News Clip: Log India Magazine, All India
Blue Dart, the express air and integrated transportation, distribution and logistics company, was given the award for "Best Motivational Practice in Services" by All India Management Association (AlMA) and Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (lOCL) at National HRM Summit - an AlMA event - on August 20 at Hotel Lalit, New Delhi.
The award has been instituted to encourage employee motivational programs and practices in organizations in the manufacturing and services industries.
The HR Summit was attended by over 300 delegates from the industry across the country. As the winning organization, Blue Dart made a case study presentation of its 'Best Motivational Practice' on the second day of the Summit.
Mercer, a renowned HR consulting firm was the knowledge partner for the award. Based on the evaluation criteria, Mercer conducted a survey taking into account the level of satisfaction of employees, HR processes, practices, and other relevant manpower statistics gathered from the participating companies.
The shortlisted companies were further evaluated by a jury comprising eminent personalities from human resources and academia. The jury evaluated 57 participating organizations on critical parameters before reaching a final decision. Blue Dart Express won the award given under the 'Services' category and Marico bagged the 'Manufacturing' category award.
A joyous Barttanu Das, Sr.VP (Human Resources), Blue Dart Express said, "While holding onto good talent, we develop it for greater future responsibilities. This is what has led to our 'People First' policy, which emphasizes on individual development, growth, care and nurturing of our employees. Regular feedbacks, internal communication systems, employee support mech-anisms, rewards and recognition are some of the basic tools that ensure employee's loyalty towards the organization for a longer period of time."