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Employee first: A look at India’s great mid-size workplaces

The top 50 workplaces comprise major industries including manufacturing and information technology; both Indian organisations and multinationals are proportionately represented.

business Updated: Aug 10, 2017 17:17 IST
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Startup businessman working analysis business information at office with laptop and documents on his desk.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Global management consulting and research firm Great Place to Work Institute and Mint identify the 50 best workplaces in India with employees numbering between 100 and 500. The study looks at workplaces from the employees’ perspective and assigns a two-third weightage to the voice of the employees. This is measured through anonymous surveys conducted across organisations. The remaining one-third weightage is assigned to the strength of people practices implemented across the organisations. (Graphics by Sarvesh Kumar Sharma/Mint)

Top 50 workplaces
  1. Cactus Communications: Cactus is a leading global provider of scientific and medical communication services to researchers, authors, scholarly journals, publishers, academic societies and pharmaceutical and device companies.
  2. Equitas Development Initiatives Trust: Equitas Development Initiatives Trust is a public charitable trust established to improve the quality of life of people from socially and economically backward families. It does this by providing high quality education at affordable fees to children through a chain of six matriculation schools, by imparting livelihood skills training to women to enhance their income-generating potential, by providing job placement services to the young and also by rehabilitating pavement dwellers.
  3. United Colors Of Benetton India: Benetton Group is one of the best-known fashion companies in the world, present in 120 countries with a network of over 6,500 stores. Its focus areas outside of its business include improving the environment and enhancing human dignity. Its brands in India are United Colors of Benetton and Undercolors of Benetton.
  4. Piramal Finance: Piramal Finance was one of the first institutions in India to enter the real estate fund management business. It is organized around an integrated approach to real estate funding. This approach enables the organization to provide financing solutions across the entire capital stack i.e. private equity, structured/mezzanine equity, structured debt, senior secured debt and even construction finance, plotted land funding, and slum and society redevelopment.
  5. Sony Pictures Networks Distribution India: Sony Pictures Networks Distribution India Pvt. Ltd (SPND) was formed with the aim of catering to all TV distribution platforms and offering them the best of entertainment. The company distributes premium channels to over 90 million homes spread across 4,000 cities and towns in India, spanning all genres from general entertainment and movies, to news and sports, adventure and lifestyle.
  6. SAS Research and Development: SAS R&D India (Pvt.) Ltd, through analytics, business intelligence and data management software and services, helps customers at more than 75,000 sites make better decisions faster. SAS R&D, a wholly owned subsidiary of US-based SAS Inc., is a key centre for research and development of products and solutions for its parent. Its Pune office, being the largest R&D centre outside the US, is focused on developing strategic products and solutions.
  7. Gozoop Online: Gozoop is one of the fastest growing independent creative digital agencies in India with clients including Dell Inc., Asian Paints Ltd, Cipla Ltd, Kolkata Knight Riders, Pidilite Ltd, Pearson Global and Mashreq Bank, among others.
  8. OSSCube Solutions: Software services firm OSSCube Solutions provides technology services to global enterprises in digital transformation, modernization and Internet of Things (IoT). The company, which started its India operations in 2006, was co-founded by Vineet Agrawal, Lavanya Rastogi and Sonali Minocha.
  9. Adani Enterprises - Mining: Adani’s mining business unit was established in 2007. It is one of the pioneers of a business model called MDO (mine developer and operator) and started its first project in 2009. It extracted about 8.27 million tonnes of coal in 2016-17, an eight-fold increase in the past four years, and takes pride on its low attrition rate.
  10. Centum Learning: Centum Learning is a leading organization in the global skills development and landscape, focussing on corporate training, vocational education and skills training.
  1. Levi Strauss (India)
  2. Chang Yun India
  3. ESDS Software Solution
  4. RSM Risk Management Solutions India
  5. Birla School, Kalyan
  6. Make A Difference
  7. Hitachi Data Systems India
  8. Adani Gas
  9. Zifo Technologies
  10. Intellicus Technologies
  11. Admiral Solutions
  12. WinWire Technologies India
  13. Global Analytics India
  14. FieldFresh Foods
  15. Tasty Bite Eatables
  16. Admiral Technologies
  17. SAS Institute (India)
  18. Bharti Realty Holdings
  19. Mahindra Lifespace Developers
  20. JM Financial Asset Management
  1. Reliance Infra. Mumbai Transmission Business
  2. IOTAP Technology and Solutions
  3. Nearbuy India
  4. Anand Rathi Venture Funds Management
  5. Aristocrat Technologies India
  6. LM Wind Power Technologies (India)
  7. Quovantis Technologies
  8. Parinaam Foundation
  9. Frog Cellsat
  10. Mahindra Intertrade
  11. Hike Messenger
  12. Cure International India
  13. Crossword Bookstores
  14. Genesys Telecomlabs India
  15. JM Financial
  16. Apotex Pharmachem India
  17. Aptech
  18. Ryan India Tax Services
  19. Intelligrape Software
  20. Burns and McDonnell Engineering India