Chandru Raheja-led K Raheja Corp has been listed amongst the ‘Top 100 India’s Best Companies to Work For – 2018’. Ranked 64th, it has emerged as the only real estate company positioned higher than its realty contemporaries, making it one of the finest real-estate companies to work for in India.
With a history traversing over six decades, K Raheja Corp has always followed a people-first approach. For an organization that believes in the ideology – ‘people are a company’s greatest asset and competitive advantage’, the award is a well-deserved one.
Changing the traditional mindset, which speaks of going the conventional way when it comes to employee policies for a real estate company, K Raheja Corp’s policies match the standards of some of the best global companies. It focusses on work-life balance and equal opportunities for its employees. Also, the company has policies that revolve around parenting assistance, health and overall well-being of the employees.
After receiving the award, Urvi Aradhya, Chief Human Resource Officer, K Raheja Corp, said, “It is humbling and an honor to be recognized in our efforts of creating a workplace that is inclusive and growth-oriented. We have always put our people first and look forward to continuing to create for them a place of work and brand that they are proud to be associated with. For our team, this acknowledgement works as a big encouragement, while providing an opportunity to benchmark ourselves with the best in business.”
The story of K Raheja Corp started with a family-run business, which eventually grew into a professionally-run company. Under Chandru Raheja’s leadership, the company began the transformation of Mumbai’s real estate sector. Over the years, K Raheja Corp has made a substantial impact in the realty sector.
Imbibing international standards, the company has been offering unique residential and commercial spaces to its patrons. The world-class buildings by the company classify under the Gold and Platinum categories and have been on the receiving end of various accolades.
Considering the environment, it has also been at the forefront of green building practices. In 2007, K Raheja Corp also signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the CII-Green Building Council to construct green buildings.
Following a comprehensive approach, Mr. Chandru Raheja has steered the company towards sustainable growth. K Raheja Corp has not only paid attention to their building practices, but also given equal importance to their human resource.
K Raheja Corp’s listing in the ‘Top 100 India’s Best Companies to Work For – 2018’, in itself signifies the impact of crafting employee-centric policies that make a deep impact on the global standing of a company. It would be interesting to see if other names in construction services follow suit, and compete with a holistic approach, rather than a unidimensional one.