Adani Group Recognised for Best HR Strategy in Line with Business in Asia's Best Employer Brand Awards
Adani Group, a global integrated infrastructure player with revenues of over $8 billion for financial year 2012, has received the 'Best HR strategy in line with business' award at the 3rd Asia's Best Employer Brand Awards at the award ceremony held in Singapore recently.
- (1888PressRelease) August 09, 2012 - This award brings recognition to the successful alignment of Adani Group's HR strategies that helped to achieve an integrated model, well adapted to the challenges of the infrastructure emerging economies.
"We are honoured to receive this award. It reaffirms our ability to align HR Strategies with the overall vision of our group. The challenges for HR has been to create organisation for new businesses, support overseas acquisition, handle culture diversities, acquire & retain talents for running the new businesses as well as achieving fast growth simultaneously. As the Group entered into new businesses without having relevant experience and expertise, the challenges was to create and build requisite skill sets", said Mr. P K Panda, Group HR Head at Adani.
Mr. Panda believes that more and more business opportunities will create multiple career options for employees which always help in attracting and retaining talents. Further, He says - considering the current and future growth & sustainability of our business, as a group, we are channelizing our energy & efforts towards building organisation as well as people capability. Group has recently launched several entrepreneurial and transformational leadership development initiatives."
The Adani Group employs 11,000 personnel across India, Indonesia and Australia. The streamlining forms an integral part of its talent management spread across Asia and Australia practice with challenges owing to completely incongruous geographies with diverse cultures in its areas of business i.e. coal mines, power plants and ports.
Asia's Best Employer Brand Awards 2012, third in the series, is hosted by the Employer Branding Institute, World HRD Congress and Stars of the Industry Group. The 2012 edition observed participation from over 100 industry stalwarts representing various sectors from more than 20 countries with the likes of NTPC, Infosys, Microsoft, Raymond Ltd., Hindustan Unilever, NTPC, Nokia, Yes Bank etc from India.
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About The Adani Group
The Adani Group is one of India's leading business houses with revenue of over $8 billion for financial year 2012.
Founded in 1988, Adani has grown to become a global integrated infrastructure player with businesses in key industry verticals - resources, logistics and energy. The integrated model is well adapted to the infrastructure challenges of the emerging economies. It multiplies the benefit of synergy and economies of scale both for the Group and for the customers.
We live and work in the communities where we operate and take our responsibilities to society seriously. The Group protects biodiversity in ecologically sensitive areas like Mundra and undertakes initiatives to reduce CO2 emissions. At Adani, we deliver benefits to our customers and customers' customers.
Resources means obtaining coal from mines and trading; in future it will also include oil and gas production. Adani is developing and operating mines in India, Indonesia and Australia as well as importing and trading coal from many other countries. Currently, we are the largest coal importer in India. We also have extensive interests in oil and gas exploration.
Extractive capacity is scheduled to increase from 3 million MT of thermal coal in 2011 to 200 million MT per annum by 2020, making Adani one of the largest mining groups in the world.
Logistics denotes a large network of ports, Special Economic Zone (SEZ) and multi-modal logistics - railways and ships. Adani owns and operates three ports - Mundra and Dahej in India and Abbot Point in Australia. The Mundra Port, which is the largest private port in India, benefits from deep draft, first-class infrastructure and SEZ status.
Adani is also developing ports at Hazira, Mormugao, Visakhapatnam and Kandla in India and Dudgeon Point in Australia. Our aim is to increase our annual cargo handling capacity from 64 million MT in 2012 to 200 million MT by 2020.
Energy involves power generation & transmission and gas distribution. Adani is the largest private thermal power producer in India. Our power generation capacity is expected to increase from 4,660 MW in 2012 to 10,000 MW by the end of 2013. We are currently developing six power projects for generating 16,500 MW of power across Gujarat, Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh. Our aim is to generate 20,000 MW by 2020.