Omega Healthcare recognized by AVTAR Group as one of the 100 Best Companies for Women in India
Bangalore, November 12, 2019: Omega Healthcare Management Services Pvt. Ltd., a leader in healthcare services outsourcing space, has been recognized among the `100 Best Companies for Women in India’ in 2019 by AVTAR and Working Mother. It has also been listed on the index of the Most Inclusive Companies – Exemplars of Inclusion for its policies encouraging women to lead their corporate lives with confidence. The company has been recognized for its practices for fostering gender diversity and culture at the workplace.
Working Mother’s annual list of the 100 Best Companies is one of the most prestigious lists in the U.S. and has been setting the standards for work-life integrative practices for U.S. companies for the last 33 years. Avtar set up in 2000, is India’s first diversity advocate and workplace inclusion expert.
Talking about the recognition, Dr.(HC) Guruvayurappan, SVP - HR mentioned, “We are honored to be listed among the top ‘100 Best Companies for Women’ in 2019. Omega has always strived to surpass the stereotype by moving towards a competency-based system based on skill, irrespective of gender. We have moved to a culture of equal opportunities for both genders which has tremendously helped in eliminating gender bias. We have ensured that the company provides all support to the employees so that they can fearlessly choose any additional opportunities to explore and grow in their career, thus helping them achieve a balanced work-life. We believe that having such gender diversity and inclusive environment is essential for any business as it helps in giving a filip to innovation.”
The Working Mother Media and the AVTAR Best Companies for Women in India study was first launched in 2016 to honour companies that help women have sustainable careers.
Highlighting Omega’s vision on making the workplace friendly for women, Ms. Lalitha Shetty, Senior Director – HR said, “Omega has been taking several initiatives for helping women at the workplace. At Omega Healthcare we have made a conscious effort to ensure women take up more leadership roles and believe that this is possible only when women are empowered both professionally and personally. A special forum called Roshni, specially designed to help women, caters to building and strengthening the potential of the womenfolk. Under this banner a special program called Advancing Women @ Omega has been devised to help women expand their network, connect with role models in leadership, and polish their skills to advance to the next level.”
From the 357 applications received by AVTAR in 2019, the 100 Best Companies for Women in India were chosen based on their policy framework towards women’s career enablement.