Third party logistics solution company, Mahindra Logistics (MLL), has not only added 10,100 seasonal jobs in preparation for the festive season, but plans to retain quite a few of them. The Company has trained about 20,000 people, including drivers and warehouse operators since 2018, under the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY).
The logistics units of the Mahindra Group, has already taken on 10,100 people for seasonal jobs, it plans to retain a significant fraction of these in various departments.
Interestingly, it managed to hire almost 40 per cent of its contractual employees during the pandemic.
In trying to keep up its commitment to diversity and inclusion, the Company is focussing on employing differently-abled persons, former members of the armed forces and members of the LGBTQ community. It is also focussing on taking on more women in various roles, especially those looking at a second chance at a career or struggling to make a comeback after a break. It is looking at hiring more than 500 people with disabilities directly on its rolls as well as for its business partners.
Its ‘Udaan’ programme is designed to give a second chance to women — who hae taken a break from work for various reasons — to get back into the mainstream. It offers various internship programmes for such women at all levels. Under the programme, the Company plans to hire at least 50 women in a year’s time.