Meenakshi Mission Hospital and Research Centre's wide ranging wellness efforts have resulted in improving employee referral, reduction in sick time / sick-leave and increased retention.
The award giving ceremony was held on 11.11.2014 at Bangalore in the presence of Dr. Thimmappa Hegde of Narayana Hirudayalaya.
This year, over 18 organizations were chosen for the award at national level, including Reliance, Aditya Birla Group, Bharath Petroleum, etc.
The award was received by Mr. K. Alagumuni, General Manager – HR and Mr. P. Sundarraj Senior Manager –R&D. on behalf of the Hospital.
Arogya world a global not for profit trust, in association with Clinton Global Initiative (CG), USA & public health foundation of India has pledged to get 100 companies in India to be recognized as healthy places by 2016, thus helping over one million employees lead healthy lives.
The healthy workplace gold level award has multiple criteria that include;
Tobacco Policy, Healthy Eating, Physical Activity, Work Life Balance, Shifting Mindsets and many more innovative development programs that aim at a shift in work culture paradigms.
To promote this concept, the National Level Healthy Workplace Award was instituted in 2012.