Maruti, SBI, Apollo, Reliance, Nestle, Bosch, Jindal Steel among 16 others bag Golden Peacock National Training Award


The award recognises and acknowledges innovative training practices across sectors.

16 Indian companies from varied sectors were conferred the Golden Peacock National Training Award this year which recognises innovative training practices.

The winners include:
1.    Maruti Suzuki (Automobile)
2.    VFS Global Services (BPO)
3.    L&T Construction Skills Training Institute (Construction)
4.    Accenture (Consultancy)
5.    National Academy of Construction (Education & Training)
6.    Bosch (Engineering)
7.    State Bank of India (BFSI)
8.    Aditya Birla Financial Services Group (BFSI)
9.    Nestlé India (FMCG)
10.    Apollo Hospitals (Healthcare)
11.    ICICI Lombard General Insurance (BFSI)
12.    Life Insurance Corporation of India (BFSI)
13.    Oil India Limited (Oil & Gas)
14.    Reliance Industries Limited (Petrochemical)
15.    Rosa Power Supply Company (Power)
16.    Jindal Stainless Limited (Steel)

The awards were presented its Annual National Awards in a glittery ceremony held in Dubai.

The Golden Peacock National Training Award (GPNTA) was instituted by the Institute Of Directors in 1998, to identify excellence in training practices at organisations. The winners under this category won after an extensive three-stage assessment by the jury, headed by Rt. Hon. Sir Richard Needham (The Earl of Kilmorey PC), non-executive director, NEC Europe Ltd. & chairman-advisory group, STERN UK.

GPNTA stimulates and helps organisations to rapidly accelerate the pace of customer-oriented improvement process. It is a powerful self-assessment process and a way to build organisations’ brand equity on ‘Excellence in Training’. The knowledge gained by the organisation in describing and self-assessing its training operations leads to improved organisational training performance.

Instituted by the Institute of Directors (IOD) in 1991, the Golden Peacock Awards are regarded as a benchmark of corporate excellence worldwide. Justice P N Bhagwati, former chief justice of India, is the Chairman Emeritus of the Golden Peacock Awards, while Justice M N Venkatachaliah, former chief justice, Supreme Court of India and chairman, Institute Of Directors is the chairman.

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