Mumbai : DBS Bank India (DBS) today announced that it has received the prestigious ‘Aon Best Employer – India 2018’ award, at the Aon IndiaCountry Awards, 2018. DBS was the only bank amongst the 16 companies in India recognised across 10 industries. The award was presented to DBS during the Best Employers Learning Conference and Awards Ceremony held on May 10, 2018 in Mumbai.
Aon – a global professional services firm – recognizes the achievements of organizations that demonstrate excellence at the workplace. This is one of the most credible studies of its kind globally, and catapults DBS India into the league of‘employer of choice in India’.
On receiving the award, Kishore Poduri, Head – Human Resources, DBS India said, “We are honoured to receive the prestigious ‘Best Employer’ Award from Aon India.The recognition is a testament to our employee value proposition and creating a workplace where employees can be the best, be the change, and be the difference. Being the only bank to be featured in India is a further reinforcement of our transformation journey.”
DBS has been deeply immersed in furthering its digital transformation agenda. This includes embarking on a comprehensive and holistic mission to changing the culture and mindset of its staff. This digital culture transformation is translated into a digital curriculum,which is aimed at helping employees embrace a digital mindset and be ahead of the curve in the digital age. Employees are also empowered to source information, connect and learn on-the-go with a 24/7 one-stop app. Its Mumbai office with its open, collaborative workspaces in the agile setup is designed to facilitate greater interaction and ideation among employees, so that they can reimagine the customer journey and enable customers to enjoy a whole new way of banking.
Further, the bank is committed to creating an engaged and healthy workforce by building an environment where employees feel valued, connected and are able to grow in their personal and professional capacity. Through a holistic people programme, encompassing rewards and recognition platforms, staff benefits, as well as learning and development resources, DBS has ensured its staffis an extremely engaged workforce.
Recently, DBS India was also recognised by LinkedIn as one of the top 25 companies where India Wants to Work, in 2018.
DBS was the first Singapore bank to set up a representative office in India in 1994, upgrading it to a formal bank branch a year later. DBS was the first amongst the large foreign banks to apply and receive in-principle approval from the Reserve Bank of India to form a wholly-owned subsidiary in India.