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Scenario of Employee Welfare Programs in IT Sector of Rajasthan-Employee Expectations and Reality


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1 ISIM Jaipur, India
2 Rajasthan Technical University, India
     

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Employee Welfare is a corporate attitude or commitment reflected in the expressed care for employees at all levels. The term welfare suggests the state of well-being, health, happiness, prosperity and the development of human resources. The present study is an attempt to identify the employee welfare programs being conducted in IT industry and analysing the satisfaction level of employees from these activities. The study also aims at finding out how aware employees are regarding the basic welfare activities that they are entitled to avail at workplace. The effective and efficient policies and welfare facilities (statutory and nonstatutory) make the employee to perform the job better, which leads to effectiveness of the organization and is a factor of employee engagement. As a major outcome of the study, the organisations focus differently on the various Employee Welfare Programs on the basis of the need and priorities of the employees. The research tool used for primary data collection was structured questionnaire and personal interviews. Secondary data was taken through various journals, magazines and company websites. Out of 240 questionnaires rotated 200 were received with proper responses that were analysed and conclusions were drawn. The data was collected through employees and HR managers of various IT and ITes companies of the state of Rajasthan.

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Employee Welfare Programs, Employee Engagement, IT And ITeS, HR Practices, Statutory and Non Statutory.
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Authors

Manju Nair
ISIM Jaipur, India
Swati Jha
Rajasthan Technical University, India

Abstract


Employee Welfare is a corporate attitude or commitment reflected in the expressed care for employees at all levels. The term welfare suggests the state of well-being, health, happiness, prosperity and the development of human resources. The present study is an attempt to identify the employee welfare programs being conducted in IT industry and analysing the satisfaction level of employees from these activities. The study also aims at finding out how aware employees are regarding the basic welfare activities that they are entitled to avail at workplace. The effective and efficient policies and welfare facilities (statutory and nonstatutory) make the employee to perform the job better, which leads to effectiveness of the organization and is a factor of employee engagement. As a major outcome of the study, the organisations focus differently on the various Employee Welfare Programs on the basis of the need and priorities of the employees. The research tool used for primary data collection was structured questionnaire and personal interviews. Secondary data was taken through various journals, magazines and company websites. Out of 240 questionnaires rotated 200 were received with proper responses that were analysed and conclusions were drawn. The data was collected through employees and HR managers of various IT and ITes companies of the state of Rajasthan.

Keywords


Employee Welfare Programs, Employee Engagement, IT And ITeS, HR Practices, Statutory and Non Statutory.

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