At Aarti Industries Limited (AIL), we provide a platform for all our employees to express their creativity and also address any problems they may face. Through various initiatives, we allow employees to express themselves and work in a cohesive space, creating a productive and fulfilling ecosystem.
Our HR policies and systems have been carefully crafted and rolled out to achieve our objectives. Our focus on building a robust talent pipeline and strategically focusing on building the future-ready workforce, coupled with industry experts recruited laterally to bring in the required experience has been our success mantra over the years.
AIL continues to maintain a comprehensive people-first environment where cause-driven talent is attracted and engaged. We work with transparency and a robust performance management system at all levels.
To realise and harness the extraordinary potential of our people, the organisation-wide initiative was designed with the following key objectives:
Aayam focuses on transforming AIL into an organisation which is an epitome of ownership, listening, high performance and leadership. Capturing the essence of Aayam learnings, we have developed the Aarti Engaging Leadership Framework.
Leaders undergo an external assessment based on the AIL leadership competencies. Individual feedback conversations are conducted to discuss the observations. Accordingly, individual development plans are created for all leaders. A development library has been designed to assist the leaders in achieving the desired development objectives.
Nirvana is our employee wellness programme which focuses on activities to ensure that the workplace helps our employees maintain and improve their overall wellbeing.
Aarti's Training Online Management System – ATOMS, is a platform which enables employees to design and monitor their learning journey. Employees are able to view the training interventions and courses assigned to them and their team members for the year. They can also nominate themselves and their team members for the course or training of their choice and also view their learning history.
Arjan is an online rewards and recognition platform which provides an opportunity to promote, celebrate, appreciate and recognise the achievements of team members.
Kalpadrum identifies and rewards excellent individual and team performance at the organisational level.
We have an employee assistance programme for the emotional and mental wellbeing of our employees. Through Anahata, AIL provides free counselling for all employees and their three dependent family members.
Under the internal mobility process, the company encourages employees to take responsibility for their growth and gives them an opportunity to choose careers they aspire for and advance within the organisation.
Aarti’s Got Talent is an employee engagement initiative to keep our employees engaged, motivated and connected during the COVID-19 lockdown period.
The objective of this initiative is to highlight and eliminate redundant practices to make the existing system more efficient and effective. It focuses on continuous improvement to enhance the employee and customer experience.
The Aarti CAANN (Creating Awareness About the New Normal) was launched to create awareness about the COVID-19 pandemic. It extends support to our employees and their family members in understanding the 'new normal’.
Unnati is a performance enhancement initiative which offers employees with performance gaps, an opportunity to succeed by providing them with appropriate development options and support through a result-oriented approach.
Our online learning platforms host quizzes to engage employees.
AIL empowers employees to maintain mental and physical fitness by organising sports meets, including the Aarti Marathon and the Aarti Cricket Premier League (ACPL).
Pehel is our townhall forum where employees share their views, thoughts, issues and ideas. The main objective of this initiative is to increase transparency and reduce the communication gap by allowing employees to interact with leaders and share their views and concerns.
Khushal Varta is an initiative to create an interactive environment with the new members of the AIL family. This initiative aims at solidifying the relationship with the new recruits.
This initiative addresses employee grievances on a daily basis to enrich the employee experience.
Aarti's Pursuit of Effectiveness – the effective executive course is an experiential learning journey which focuses on enhancing the leadership capabilities of the identified managers and the supervisors/in-charges of AIL. With a combination of classroom-based interactive sessions and individual one-on-one coaching, the extensive nine-months programme encourages introspection and review for bringing efficiency in working capabilities.
It is an organisational capability building proposal for managers and senior management, focused on building technical competencies to demonstrate the usage of QC tools and RCA to help prevent mistakes, learn from them and build a continuously evolving data-oriented culture. The long-term objective is to introduce Six Sigma level of operations across zones.
It is a technical intervention with an aim to provide basic conceptual knowledge to trainees and process engineers to help them transition from the campus mindset to a corporate one. The aim is to build a bridge between theory and industrial practice.
It is a behavioural intervention for the associate work force. The aim is to provide a platform for insightful interaction and engagement. These sessions help in enriching the attitude of the workmen where they can take some practical learnings back home to ensure a fulfilling personal life.
Aagaz is a four-day on-boarding programme for campus hires wherein all the recruits across zones get an opportunity to interact with the AIL leadership as well as with each other.
Progressio is a one-year development plan for our management trainees. It includes Blossom and Scientai. Blossom is a knowledge-sharing session with functions and zones, whereas Scientai is about classroom training, OJT (on job training) and functional orientation.
Meraki is a mentorship programme to provide guidance and support to newly-inducted campus hires.
It aims at scrutinising the progress of the millennials and Gen Zs to build a sustainable relationship.
Gyan Sandhi is a knowledge-sharing and book-review session where employees share the learnings from their favourite books.
We conduct these tacit knowledge-sharing sessions to exchange informal knowledge gained through experience.
A physical library has been created for employees providing them with an access to a variety of books from the technical, legal and management domain. Employees also have free access to the Harvard Business Review magazine.
A platform where employees can exhibit and share rich experiences and learnings from their lives.
Aarti Insights is an internal magazine published every quarter. We share the success stories, organisation-wide initiatives, breakthroughs and events of the respective quarter.
A ‘Lockdown Special’ section in the company newsletter allows employees to share their experiences of overcoming challenges and celebrating achievements under the theme ‘Stories worth Sharing’.