Andhra Pradesh Government Confers 'Best Management Award' To Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt Limited

On the occasion of International Workers' Day on May 1st, 2010, Andhra Pradesh government conferred the "Best Management Award" of the year to the Andhra Pradesh operations of the Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Private Limited (HCCBPL). Honorable Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, K Rosaiah gave away the award to South Region Vice President of the Company, Deepak Kaul and South Region HR Manager, G V R K Raju at a special award ceremony. The company was recognized for having best work place practices and best-in-the-class safety measures and also for successfully implementing several corporate social responsibility initiatives over the past 3 years.

Speaking at the occasion, Deepak Kaul, South Region Vice President of Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages said, "We are very pleased to be selected for this prestigious award amongst a peer group of companies who strive to achieve industrial friendly atmosphere in the state."

Consistent Participative Management Forum Practices, Productivity Improvement Practices as well as Employee Engagement and Welfare practices were some of the parameters basis which the award committee bestowed HCCBPL with the prestigious award. The "Abhyaasa Project" (Systematic on-the-job training) in particular, undertaken with the objective of enhancing technical skills of casual workers and as well as consistent harmonious industrial relations displayed by the workers as well as the management also helped the company bag the coveted award