NTPC gears up to modernise people policies
The company is planning to start a work-from-home option for middle- and senior-level executives.
A work-from-home option for middle- and senior-level executives, paperless offices, revamped performance management system and simulated training programmes for employees make up for a large portion of the modernisation drive.
“The nature of our workforce is changing with the influx of Gen-Z in both the executive and non-executive grades who are increasingly mobile and tech-savvy. It is thus crucial that we sustain the engagement levels with our workforce and inspire our employees to surmount the hardships of working miles away from cities in difficult terrain and work as a team,” said director human resources Saptarshi Roy.
The PSU major is encouraging a work environment in which the use of paper is eliminated or reduced by converting documents into digital form.
“Going paperless will boost productivity, save space, make documentation and information sharing easier as well as more secure and help reduce the burden on environment,” said Roy. The initiative will cover all NTPC projects and offices, and will be rolled out in a phased manner.
The company decided to offer the work-from-home option to a section of its executives manning commercial functions in various locations last month. This is said to be a pilot programme of the maharatna enterprise.