Omega's vibrancy and commitment to improving the lives of so many people is demonstrated by the numerous awards it has won.
Omega Healthcare was awarded BPO Organization of the Year 2017. The award recognizes the efforts of organizations that have demonstrated excellence through their innovative programs, showing clear and measurable business results to drive organizational excellence. This award honors Omega Healthcare for its HR Best Practices including workforce diversity, talent landscape, inclusive hiring practices, CSR initiatives, and employee welfare programs among many others.
Omega Healthcare placed in the world's Top 50 (31st) "Dream Company to Work For" at the World HRD Congress 2017. Dream companies display characteristics which are predominantly seen in their functioning or management. Factors considered by the jury included: commitment to fast-paced growth; multiple aspirations & high ambition; durability & malleability with a sense of purpose, and a sustainable approach to self-managed career, rather than organizational career path.
Every year, the award has participation from hundreds of companies, pan-India, from across various industries such as IT & Software, Telecommunication / Mobile, BPO, Automobile, Manufacturing and many more. Omega Healthcare is the only US offshore business services company to have won this coveted award.
Omega Healthcare was presented with the Excellence in Training & Development Award – an overall award for Best Results-Based Training in the Organizational Category at the World Training & Development Congress 2017. Training and development is recognized as a vital part of the Human Resource Development function.
With the advancement of digitization, re-skilling and training have gained importance. Companies are seen increasing their L&D budgets and investing more on their people. This award recognizes Omega's effort in building a T&D program that is people-centric, empowering them with the required knowledge and skills to carve out a unique career path within the organization.
Omega was declared winner for Best Corporate Film Educating on Diversity & Inclusion at World HRD Congress 2017. International Management and Film Festival in association with BBC Knowledge presented the Best Corporate Film Awards at the World HRD Congress.
The Film Festival recognizes the organizations thatleverage this medium to address their audiences – internal and external.Films are also seen as a goodmeans to attract and retain talent, communicating about the organization and the many benefits it has to offer a prospective candidate.
The film celebrated diversity and inclusion in the workplace –a priority for Omega Healthcare –and one of the many key factors contributing to its competitive edge.
At the World HRD Congress 2017 held on February 15 – 17 at Taj Lands End, Mumbai, Guruvayurappan PV, Vice President of HR at Omega Healthcare was bestowed with the most prestigious CHRO of the Year Award. The award recognizes Guru for his strategic management of the entire Human Resource function, and for driving the business forward, people-first. Humility, intellectual curiosity, being a champion of change, a focus on talents and skills development over profitability, and a collaborative attitude are some of the key skills that swung the jury in his favor.
At the recently-concluded World HRD Congress 2017, Ms. Lalitha Shetty, Director of Talent Management was honored with the prestigious Women in Leadership Award. This award recognizes Lalitha for being instrumental in driving many HR Best Practices within Omega. She is admired for her passion & dedication to work, openness to learn new things, and taking on any responsibilities with determination. Her capability to develop leaders and build teams, coach and mentor, and ability to empathize and provide solutions also set her apart.
The Women Leadership Award appreciates the profound role played by her as a leader and decision-maker.
Krishnan Bangaruswamy was conferred with the HR Professional of the Year Award at the World HRD Congress 2017. The award is given to HR professionals for their noteworthy contributions in their field over the past year, benefiting not just their internal HR department but the organization as a whole. This Award recognizes Krishnan as a people-oriented, conscientious, creative HR leader who drives forward the HR functions with great zeal.
Dun & Bradstreet (NYSE: DNB), the world's leading knowledge provider, in association with Sodexo SVC India, released the 2nd edition of its premier publication titled 'HR Best Practices 2016 -17' at the Dun & Bradstreet – Sodexo 'HR Best Practices & Awards 2017' event on Thursday, 19th January 2017 at Four Seasons Hotel, Mumbai.
Omega has been recognized for its game-changing HR initiatives:
These policies have been listed in D&B's publication 'HR Best Practices 2016-17'. The publication is intended to serve as a guide of HR Best Practices that can be shared across Corporate India. A panel of prominent HR experts with more than two decades of experience have selected the HR Best Practices for the publication from India's leading corporates and organizations.
Omega received the 'Special Commendation' in HR for 2016, during the "Golden Peacock Awards Nite" held on January 20, 2017, at Hotel Lalit Ashok in Bengaluru. The winners are selected by a special awards jury under the chairmanship of Justice M. N. Venkatachaliah, former Chief Justice, Supreme Court of India. The awards presentation was part of the 11th International Ceremony on Corporate Social Responsibility held on January 20-21, 2017. His Holiness Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Founder, Art of Living was the Chief Guest at the Awards Presentation. The Theme Address was delivered by Mrs. Rajashree Birla, Chairperson, Aditya Birla Centre for Community Initiatives and Rural Development, Aditya Birla Group.
Founded in 1991 by Institute of Directors, Golden Peacock Awards for Corporate Leadership and Institutional Excellence, have become a hallmark of excellence, both locally and globally. The award has achieved respectability and admiration from the industry and today receives around 1000 applications for various categories each year. The Golden Peacock HR Excellence Award, introduced in 2011, is a major recognition framework to mark accomplishments of the HR fraternity in India. The HR Excellence Award is bestowed upon organizations that have achieved overall excellence in their HR and people management practices, thus contributing to the needs of business, the profession, employees, industry and the nation
Omega Healthcare has been awarded the STPI IT Export Awards 2015-16, Karnataka under the category – "Highest New Jobs Creator- IT / ITES". The award was presented by Mr. Priyank Kharge, Hon'ble Minister of State for IT & BT and Tourism, Government of Karnataka along with Mr. Karsten Klein, Deputy Mayor, The Hague, The Netherlands and Ms. V. Manjula, IAS Principal Secretary, Department of IT, BT and ST, Government of Karnataka, during the 'BengaluruITE.biz2016' event held on November 29th 2016, at Bengaluru Palace, Bengaluru.
Every year, Software Technology Parks of India, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India, presents these awards to various IT/ITeS companies to appreciate and recognize their performance and contributions to the state of Karnataka. The STPI IT Exports Awards have been given during the state's flagship event BengaluruITE.biz since 1998, which is co-hosted by STPI, underlining the strong cooperation and collaboration between STPI and the Dept. of IT, BT & S&T.
The state of Karnataka has contributed 39.5% to the total software exports from the country. Software Exports from STPI Member Units of Karnataka has touched INR 1, 25,626 Cr. during 2015-16
Gopi Natarajan, Co-Founder & CEO Omega Healthcare, has been awarded the Entrepreneur of the Year at the CII Connect 2016, held on September 28th, at ITC Grand Chola, Chennai. The award was presented by Mr M Manikandan, IT Minister, Government of Tamil Nadu.
"This award is a major recognition for Omega Healthcare and its Senior Leadership team who really pioneered the successful expansion into a Tier 2 city and perfected the model so we can expand into other tier 2 and 3 cities rapidly", expressed Mr Natarajan on receiving the award.
CII has been organizing CONNECT in Chennai for the past 15 years. The Connect series has been the forum for Indian ICT Industry to recognize the pioneers and trailblazers responsible for the leading trends & developments. It is jointly organized by Government of Tamil Nadu and CII.
The CONNECT Awards honor the ICT Industry Leaders for their outstanding achievements. The process for determining the top award is a rigorous framework. The other categories are: Emerging Entrepreneur of the year, Exemplary application of IT, Entrepreneur of the Year, IT Eco System Award, Global Influencer of the Year, E Governance Award
Nitin Gaur, Associate Director-Information Security with Omega Healthcare was honored with the Top 50 Most Promising CISO's Award 2016 at InfoSec Maestros Awards 2016, for his outstanding performance in the information services and technology practices. The award ceremony was held at Hyderabad by Infosecuritylive.com Magazine on 17th April 2016, which was attended by representatives, who hold prestigious positions in the information security space, from both the private and public sectors.
Nitin Gaur, Associate Director – Information Security, Omega Healthcare, was presented this award among Indian companies, for his excellent contribution, deployment and maintenance of information security within the organization.
Guruvayurappan PV, Vice President – HR at Omega Healthcare Solutions, was honored with the "Most Influential HR Leaders in India" award by CHRO Asia. The award was presented at the 24th Edition of the World HRD Congress held at the Taj Lands End, Mumbai on February 16th, 2016.
In today's fast paced world, the role of the HRM professional is constantly changing demanding high levels of innovation and thought leadership. Sustaining a quality talent pool being one of the many key challenges across sectors, companies are paying greater attention to HR, listening to HR leaders and building a good HR strategy to reduce risks and scale greater heights.
To win such a prestigious award as the "Most Influential HR Leaders in India", requires HR leaders to have been instrumental in bringing about key organizational changes in their businesses, apart from being role models in the HR domain. These leaders are recognized and appreciated for their excellence in the HR world and innovative best practices addressing the key challenges faced by their organizations.
In a glittering presentation ceremony attended by the who's who of India's corporate world, Omega was proud to receive recognition of its efforts to promote best practices in cost management.
The much-anticipated Annual ICAI event was held at the SCOPE Auditorium, Delhi, on 25th November'14, with the participants being addressed by special guest speaker – M.J. Joseph, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Corporate Affairs. Union Minister of State for Finance – Jayant Sinha – presented the Awards. Going out under nine different categories which included manufacturing and then further divided into large, medium and small organizations, the Award celebrated the sterling work of 22 companies who set the benchmark in cost management practices.