India’s top two-wheeler maker Hero MotoCorp has achieved a mile stone in its Human Resource as its women workforce crossed 1,000 in numbers as part of its HR scheme christened ‘Project Tejaswani’.
Targeted at creating equitable employment opportunities for women, Project Tejaswani has fostered equality and propagated a ‘holistic workplace’ within the organization.
Under this initiative, Hero MotoCorp has created several career opportunities for women in – right from the shop floor level to senior leadership, thus promoting a balanced gender representation.
Now, the company has women working on the shop floors at three manufacturing facilities – Haridwar, Neemrana and Halol.
Vijay Sethi, Chief Human Resources Officer and Head of CSR & Information Technology, Hero MotoCorp, said, “Thanks to the concerted effort involving everyone in the organization, including the personal commitment and guidance of our Chairman Dr. Pawan Munjal and the Leadership Team, the number of women colleagues at Hero MotoCorp has now crossed 1,000 and constantly growing. This is only the beginning, and we would like more women to come and be a part of the Hero MotoCorp family.”
With a global operation covering 37 countries in three continents, the talent pool at the company comprise of people from different nationalities, including India, Austria, UK, Italy, France, US, Japan, Germany and Colombia.
Hero MotoCorp has also introduced an array of initiatives such as the ‘Women in Leadership (WIL) Programme’, in collaboration with BML Munjal University and Imperial College of London to enable and equip women employees to take on leadership roles in the future.