Future Plans/ Initiative Taken by WIPS

Excellent platform & Support system for net-working among women, across the PSUs in the Country 

Image of WIPS as a constructive Forum of and for women 

Positive attitudinal change within Organisation towards special needs of women & their development 

 WIPS synonymous with women development at Enterprise level, where women themselves have shown genuine interests. 

First ever successful attempt to incorporate data of PSU women in annual Survey of Public Enterprises from 1991-92 onwards 

Also data on women getting incorporated in Annual Reports of more & more PSUs 

Credited with advising the Ministry of Finance, Government of India, to withdraw house-hold gadgets such as Refrigerators, mixers-grinders, irons & cooking ranges, etc from the purview of luxury tax in 1992 - being support system for working women

Credited with initiating & pursuing with DPE, concerned Ministries & PSUs for enhancement of Maternity leave from 90 days to 180 days & introduction of Paternity leave of 15 days in many PSUs.

Playing a critical role in gender sensitization within PSUs for healthier & productive work culture.

 

Enhanced level of training & development opportunities for women employees, for better growth prospects. 

 Nomination of more women members in various Committees in PSUs.
 Experience sharing exposures at Regional & National Meets, for confidence building & enhancing risk-taking abilities 

 Enabling women to prioritize their multiple roles and enhance their professionalism at work. 

 WIPS emergence as Change Agents within Organisations 
Enhanced level of training & development opportunities for women employees, for better growth prospects. 

 Nomination of more women members in various Committees in PSUs.

 Experience sharing exposures at Regional & National Meets, for confidence building & enhancing risk-taking abilities 

 Enabling women to prioritize their multiple roles and enhance their professionalism at work. 

 WIPS emergence as Change Agents within Organisations 

 Special recognition of Women Achievers of diversified fields / new areas, during National Meets 

WIPS –EC members as Counselors in PSUs 

WIPS- EC Members as Specialists / Advisors in Complaints Committees at Enterprise Level, for Sexual Harassment cases. 

WIPS - web site at enterprise-level at various PSUs 

Formation of e-mail group for WIPS- EC members, for speedy & improved communication 

 Close liaison & net-working with DPE, Ministry of Empowerment & Ministry of Women & Child Development 

Recognition at National level, with inclusion of WIPS Apex members on Core Committee of “ Women & Employment” of the National Commission for Women 

Recognition at International level & Net-working with ILO and World Women Conferences at Beijing & New Delhi 

 Best Enterprise Awards: Constituted in 1992 to 2013 in recognition of the finest efforts made to harness the growth & development of Women in PSUs 

EVALUATION CRITERIA FOR BEST ENTERPRISE AWARDS

Activity Marks

  Data Generation 10 
  Coordinator’s net-working 10 
  Membership drive / Initiatives 10 
  Training & Development 20 
  Women reps on Rect./ Prom Panels 15 
  Support Services & Counseling Centers 10 
  Corporate Social responsibilities 05 
  Corporate image on WIPS 05 
  Laurels by Women employees 10 
  CDA rules Amendment on Sexual harassment 05 

OTHER NATIONAL AWARDS

  Best Public Sector Bank Award 
  Best WIPS Newsletter Award 
  Highest Membership Region Award 
  Best Supporting Region Award 

FUTURE PLANS

1.Bring North-East PSUs into mainstream of WIPS
2.Inclusion of women development initiatives as one of the criteria for SCOPE Excellence Awards for PSUs
3.Increased joint venture with SCOPE for Training & Development
4.Increase the number of Organizational Life Members by 10% per annum
5.Enhancement of Support Services at PSU level
6.Flexi-timings for women
7.Child care leave for Women for career & Family
8.Self-employment & Entrepreneurial development programmes for women who opt for VRS
9.Reservation for women in Government bodies & Recruitment in PSUs (taken up through National Consultation Committees of NCW)
10.PSUs to become equal opportunity employers, through positive statements in Recruitment Adverts.
11.Enlarge WIPS membership coverage to include Govt& Joint Sector Women
12.Institutionalize data-base updation on PSU women