Ujjivan has consistently been recognized as a best in class institution, whether it is about providing customer centric services, a fulfilling career to its employees, social performance, transparency and innovations. Ujjivan was awarded the prestigious "Microfinance organization for the year" in 2011 and since 2009 it has always been recognized as 'Best Place to Work' in India- In the current year it has been ranked the '16th Best Place to Work in Asia' and also among the ' Top 100 innovative companies'. In 2010, Ujjivan was awarded the 'Gold Social Performance Reporting' as well as 'MFI Transparency 'awards.
The Platinum Award is the highest independent honor given for Inclusive Insurance and was presented to Ujjivan after taking into consideration multiple factors, including the company's financial inclusion initiatives, exceptional customer service, insurance penetration and for covering the highest number of lives through insurance. The award assumes strategic significance for Ujjivan since penetrating into a segment (economically active poor women) hardly aware about insurance, its benefits or affordability is never an easy task. Ujjivan 's focus on Education (through its Common Group Training and Financial Literacy program, Assured Reach and Access, backed by a 100 % claim settlement ratio were the key factors instrumental for it winning this award.
Ujjivan was also awarded the SKOCH Order-of-Merit for qualifying amongst the Top 100 Projects in India. The Order-of-Merit award is bestowed on the top private and public organizations, recognizing them for their best practices and governance models towards efficient implementation of social programs and service deliveries.
For the past seven years, Ujjivan has been consistently ranked among the Top 25 Companies to Work For in India. This year, Ujjivan has once again emerged as a top Indian company across industries, among global giants including Google (1st Rank) and Amex (2nd Rank) by becoming the 3rd Best Place to Work in India as per the survey conducted by the Great Place to Work Institute in coordination with the Economic Times.
Ujjivan continues its successful track record as the #1 company in the MFI domain and excels as an organization, where employees perceive their work to be not just career investments but also, as an opportunity that helps them contribute to the society.
Ujjivan received the PR Council of India- Chanakya Awards 2016 in the category- Corporate Citizen of the Year 2016 - for Outstanding contribution to the Profession, Industry and Society at the PRCI 10th Global Communication Conclave at Kolkata.
The Forbes India Leadership Awards (FILA) was held on the evening of September 30, 2015 at the Grand Hyatt hotel in Mumbai. The awards recognize and honor outstanding business leaders from a wide spectrum of Indian entrepreneurs.
Samit Ghosh won the Entrepreneur with Social Impact. This award was for "setting up an institution that provides financial access to approximately 2.6 million of India's Urban and Semi-urban working poor, a majority of them women", and for providing "financial services to the wither to unbanked population in rural areas
Ujjivan has been ranked as one of the top 25 Best Companies to Work For, by Great Place To Work in India. Further, ranked as no. 1 in the MFI domain, Ujjivan's people practices create a sense of purpose in making a difference to the lives of their customers. Employees take pride in the work they do – for them, this is not just a job, but they perceive it as a long-term career investment. They see this as an opportunity to make a difference and contribute to the well – being of the society.
Inc. India launched the Innovative100 last year to identify and recognize innovative mid-sized companies in India. Much like last year, winning companies this year too are those that have demonstrated a fresh and smart approach of looking at business problems and providing fascinating case studies of managing and growing companies in India. – Ujjivan won it in responsible business category second year in a row.
Ujjivan Progress year-on-year:
Over the past 5 years, Ujjivan has progressed from the initial rank of being Best Employer in Microfinance Industry to being among the India's Top 25 Best Employers for the last 3 years consecutively.
Ujjivan vs the Top 50 Employers in India:
Ujjivan Trust Index Grand Mean has progressed from 80 in its first year of participation to 90 in 2013. Corresponding Index of India's Top 50 remained in the range of 82.
There is no individual dimension where Ujjivan has shown a negative trend year on year. Even in the lowest scores of Top 50 Best Employers, Ujjivan remained higher by over 10 index points, confirming its belief in its people practices.
Recognition of Best Practices:
Ujjivan has been progressing each year from being at 100th Rank overall to 7th Rank this year. Ujjivan also retained its position as 2nd Best in the Financial Services Industry. Other Special Category Awards that we received were:
Read more on Economic Times: http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/news-by-company/corporate-trends/best-companies-to-work-for-2013-what-makes-ujjivan-financial-services-a-coveted-employer/articleshow/20727827.cms