Inspiring Women@Work

Whether it is nurturing their families at home or paving the way for transformation in their jobs, women employees have a unique value in our company. At Tata Power-DDL, we value the exclusive contribution of our women employees at the workplace in the form of diversified ideas, perspectives and experience. We are committed towards providing an inclusive and conducive culture to our women employees through various initiatives:

    

Maternity and Post Natal

Maternity Leave

We believe in providing that extra cushion to new mothers in our workforce, by offering them Maternity Leave beyond what the law provides, so that they can devote time to their new born. New mothers are entitled for Maternity Leave of up to 26 weeks, which can be extended by another 12 weeks of leave without pay. Adoptive Mothers are also entitled for the leave of 26 Weeks for child rearing.

Flexi Working Hours: Returning to Work after Maternity Leave

Women employees, after returning from Maternity Leaves, including adoptive mothers, can avail of the option of flexi working hours for the first six months with company’s approval.

Break in Service Option after Maternity

We understand that Women may require an extended break to nurture their families after Maternity/ Child Adoption. Our women employees may also avail break in service option for 2 years to give extra care to their child during their initial, crucial life stage.

Mentoring for Women Managers

Women Managers are assigned Mentors from the senior management team, who provide them the guidance and support on the professional and developmental front on a continual basis. Women Managers in Middle and Senior Management are also given the opportunity to be a part of Tata Group Mentoring Program, where they are assigned Mentors from Senior Leadership team of other Tata Group Companies.

Day Care and Crèche Facilities

In order to support our employees to manage dual responsibilities at work and home, we also do have tie up with various Day Care and Crèches facilities with negotiated, discounted rates. In order to add to our employee delight, we also share 50% fees at these Crèches. These facilities are extended to our female as well as male employees.

Flexi Working Hours: Returning to Work after Maternity Leave

Women employees, after returning from Maternity Leaves, including adoptive mothers, can avail the option of flexi working hours for the first six months with company’s approval.

Learning and Growth Opportunities for Women

Mentoring for Women Managers

Women Managers are assigned Mentors from the senior management team, who provide them the guidance and support on the professional and developmental front on a continual basis.

Learning & Sharing Platform for Women Employees

A structured ‘Learning & Sharing Platform for Women Employees’ facilitate women employees to discuss issues of varied interest ranging from personal health & safety to professional growth. Under this initiative, a group of women employees, who feel emotionally connected, share a mutual interest, organize different aspects of their personal and professional lives and come together under one umbrella with the goal of fulfilling a common objective.

Unique Learning & Development Programs

Women employees are given exposure to various Learning & Development initiatives, particularly crafted to develop their management and leadership skills. They are introduced to various platforms, training initiatives and external programs which are designed in keeping with the special needs of our women employees for e.g. self-defense training, image management etc.