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ONGC commits to gender parity on International Women’s Day

Updated: March 25, 2018 2:00 pm

Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) today reaffirmed its commitment to become a role model of gender parity in the corporate world, as the company celebrated International Women’s Day across all its workcenters.

ONGC’s lady officers are working across the country & abroad in difficult terrains very successfully to ensure the nation’s quest for energy independence.

Shri Shashi Shanker, CMD-ONGC reiterated the organisation’s commitment towards creating an inclusive environment to foster gender parity. He said that ONGC is committed to be a change leader in the corporate realm to ensure gender parity. CMD also lauded the role of lady officers for contributing in a big way towards ONGC’s success story, and breaching the barriers of remoteness & geography.

Shri D D Misra, Director-HR spoke about the management’s vision to become an Equal Opportunity Employer in all its endeavours. “Last year, ONGC became the first corporate to scale the Everest. Two lady officers were integral part of the success of this expedition and this speaks volumes of the leadership abilities of our women employees”, he said. Mr Misra added that ONGC is committed to become the Best Place to Work for Women in India and that several benchmark initiatives have been taken in this direction.

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