Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Kinetic Green Bags “Dream Company to Work for” Award and “Most Iconic HR Leader” Award at the prestigious World HRD Congress 2024

Pune, 27th February 2024: Kinetic Green, a leading manufacturer of electric vehicles in India, has been honored with the "Dream Companies to Work for – Automotive Sector" award at the prestigious World HRD Congress. The company has been recognized for its progressive policies, work-life balance initiatives, collaborative environment, social responsibility, and continuous feedback and open communication culture. In addition, Ranjit Kondeshan, CHRO, Kinetic Green Energy & Power Solutions Ltd., has been recognized with the "Most Iconic HR Leaders Award."

Ms. Sulajja Firodia Motwani, the Founder and CEO of Kinetic Green, expressed her delight at the awards, stating, "We are truly honored to be recognized as a Dream Company to Work for in the Automotive Sector. This award is a testament to our commitment to investing in our people and building a culture of inclusivity, innovation, and open communication. This recognition is a tremendous honor and a strong confirmation that our leadership and development programs are effectively aligned. It encourages us to formulate further initiatives aimed at creating a profound impact on workforce transformation."

Kinetic Green proudly stands out as an exemplary workplace, driven by its unwavering commitment to “doing good by being good”: as a purpose driven organization deeply committed to social impact, passion and innovation are at the heart of Kinetic Green’s vibrant culture. investing in its workforce and fostering a culture characterized by inclusivity, innovation, and open communication. The company has been a trailblazer in Diversity & Inclusion, nurturing an environment where prominent women leaders serve as inspirations, challenging stereotypes, and actively contributing to the organization's overall success. Kinetic Green's noteworthy pledge to maintain a 25% women workforce in the 2-wheeler assembly at its manufacturing facility near Pune underscores its steadfast dedication to gender diversity. Prioritizing Work-Life Balance & Fun at Work, the company has implemented progressive policies, including an initiative for an all-Saturday-off and encouragement of regular breaks, thereby creating a positive and supportive work atmosphere. The company's proactive adaptation of leave policies to align with changing times demonstrates a commitment to fostering a progressive work environment. Additionally, the purpose of existence was redesigned to position Kinetic Green as an "Employer at Heart," emphasizing the value and support provided to employees.

With a focus on fostering a Collaborative Environment, Kinetic Green places its trust in Cross-Functional Teams (CFTs) such as "Project GO" and "KG Warriors," showcasing effective problem-solving and teamwork. The foundation of their healthy workplace culture lies in Continuous Feedback & Open Communication, evident through their Open Door Policy, Town Hall Meetings, digitization for peer feedback via HRMS, and innovative talent management initiatives. Together, these efforts contribute to an environment characterized by transparency, trust, and collaboration, ultimately ensuring enhanced performance and satisfaction among employees.

Ranjit Kondeshan, CHRO, Kinetic Green Energy & Power Solutions Ltd., shared his thoughts on receiving the Most Iconic HR Leaders Award, "I am humbled to receive the prestigious 'Most Iconic HR Leaders Award.' This recognition reflects the entire team's hard work and dedication to creating a positive, supportive, and diverse workplace. We strive to implement innovative HR practices that contribute to the overall success of our organization. This award motivates us to continue enhancing HR technology and best practices for the benefit of our employees and the industry.”

The World HRD Congress is renowned for celebrating excellence in human resources development, bringing together the best minds and practices in the industry. The "Dream Companies to Work for – Automotive Sector" award recognizes organizations that go above and beyond to create an exceptional workplace culture.

About Kinetic Green:

Kinetic Green, the latest venture from Kinetic and Firodia Group, today is a leading player in the Electric Vehicle space, offering a wide range of electric vehicles, including electric three-wheelers, both cargo and passenger, and recently introduced electric two- wheelers under the Kinetic Green brand.  For electric golf-carts and buggies, the company has formed a Joint Venture with the world’s leading luxury brand, Tonino Lamborghini of Italy.  

Spearheaded by third generation scion of the Firodia family, Ms. Sulajja Firodia Motwani, the company has successfully designed, manufactured, and cumulatively sold over 100,000 electric vehicles and achieved sales of around ₹1200 Crores.  

The mission of Kinetic Green is to provide green mobility to the masses. Kinetic Green has had several firsts to its name, including being the first company to develop ARAI approved electric three-wheelers and the first to offer Lithium-ion battery technology in their electric three-wheelers in India. 

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