Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) has won the India's Employers of Choice Award-2007 in the PSU category. The award has been instituted by CNBC-TV18 with U21 Global and partnered by Watson Wyatt Worldwide and Jobstreet.com. Mr. G. Ojha, Director (Personnel), SAIL received the award in a grand function organised in Mumbai on 27th November. While accepting the award Mr. Ojha dedicated it to the innovative, resilient and committed SAIL employees. The award is a testimony to the success of SAIL's Human Resource interventions and initiatives for the motivation of employees, he added.
The award aims at benchmarking the better companies from amongst the best in the country. The defined objective is to recognize progressive companies that have managed to evolve, innovate and adapt themselves so as to set new standards in people practices not only in India but also across the world. The selection process primarily focuses on employee engagement and involves use of 'WorkAsia', an international methodology. Employee perspective is given 70 per cent weightage and it is based on feedback from employees on various aspects of HR function such as employee engagement, talent development and retention, employee commitment and motivation. The selection process has also taken into consideration organization's approach towards measuring and building people's capabilities in a changing landscape of business and building a strong foundation of measuring and rewarding performance.