ONGC launches a women’s leadership development programme

‘Urjasvini’, the programme was launched on June 23


‘Urjasvini’, the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation’s (ONGC) women’s leadership programme, was launched virtually yesterday. The five to six-month long programme will be executed in partnership with SHRM, and goes to prove how committed ONGC is to developing women leaders.

Alka Mittal, director – HR, ONGC Academy, called upon the participants to unleash their energy and act as “torch bearers” of ONGC as they start off on this journey that has been very thoughtfully designed and structured for them. Manoj Barthwal, executive director and head of ONGC Academy, urged the women to “realise their full potential”.

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), ONGC’s knowledge partner, with over 3,00,000 HR and business executive members in 165 countries, has positively impacted the lives of over 115 million workers and families, globally. The representatives of SHRM welcomed the participants and encouraged them to take utmost advantage of the learning opportunities offered and apply them to real-work situations.

Ashissh Kaul, head- PSE and associate director-knowledge and advisory, familiarised the participants with the programme and its adequate blend of all elements put together by SHRM, especially for ONGC.

The virtual launch was also attended by Neetika Mittal and Swati Thakur, Knowledge and Advisory Services, SHRM India.

The ONGC Academy is committed to fostering excellence through enhancement of knowledge, skills and attitudes. An ISO-9001-2015 certified institute with a global presence, it emphasises inculcation of technical, managerial and soft skills through quality training and accreditation courses all conducted through world-renowned faculties and institutes – both from within and outside. On the Industry-Academia front, emphasis is being given to industry-academia interface. A large number of training programmes are conducted through centres of excellence of ONGC.

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