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.
Employees feel that that there is a sense of fairness and equal opportunities for everyone, regardless of gender, age, or background. The organization encourages a culture of performance and meritocracy because of which people aspire to give their best, and be recognized for it. Employees from different backgrounds come together to make this a welcome place to work, where everyone is seen as a 'team-player'.
The leadership encourages open channels of communication while interacting with employees. This fosters a spirit of being supportive to the developmental and growth needs of an employee. In a growth environment, a good number of positions are therefore fulfilled through internal movements / promotions.
Samit Ghosh: "In services industry you can be the best for your customer if you are the best company to work for. Ujjivan is consistently among the top 25 companies to work for in India &numerouno in microfinance. What is best for the customer is best for the investor."
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"A great example of building a consistent set of measures for employee perception and people engagement is Ujjivan, the much admired micro-finance organization that has been doing it from the time it was really tiny. Founder Samit Ghosh would tell you how much he values it; coming from a banker, it drives home the point. "-SubrotoBagchi , co-founder and chairman, Mindtree.
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