Asia Pacific HRM Congress 2014, a conclave of CEOs and HR professionals, that was held on Thursday, September 11, awarded Dredging Corporation of India Ltd. the “Organization with Innovative HR practices” in recognition to the strategic position of the organization.
Dredging Corporation of India during the last three years has taken various steps for improving the working condition on board the dredgers. The representation of qualified personnel belonging to SC/ST community has also improved considerably. At present the corporation employs about 750 marine personnel to man these dredgers.
During the last two years DCI has recruited 32 workers with Diploma in Nautical Sciences (DNS) and 29 of Trainee Marine Engineers (TME) with professional skills and undergoing training on various dredgers. In due course they will man the dredgers as Dredge Masters and CEOs.
Further, the attrition rate has also reduced considerably among the floating officers with the constant efforts made by DCI in giving training to DNS and TME engineers who have completed their requisite courses from Indian Maritime University affiliated institutions. The availability of trained manpower in the dredging field has been suitably addressed by innovative methods.
Press Release, September 16, 2014