India’s leading automobile companies are employing more women to improve gender diversity in their workforce. Most of these companies are hiring women from campuses, and luxury carmaker Mercedes Benz India has mandated that half of all its hires in the ongoing year be women. The country’s largest automotive company by revenue already has more than 4,500 women actively engaged on the shopfloors of its various plants, working across multiple product lines, rolling out everything from small passenger cars to sports utility vehicles and heavy commercial vehicle.
From shop floor to engineering and operations management, India’s leading automobile companies including Maruti Suzuki, Tata Motors, Hero MotoCorp, Mercedes Benz and Mahindra are employing more women to improve gender diversity in their workforce.
Source: Economic times, 18/5/2023