Hyderabad, 16th September 2022: Aurobindo Pharma believes that an organization performs well when every member is well-equipped with knowledge. To attain the desired results, Aurobindo has initiated “MERAKI”, an initiative for building a Culture of Excellence at Aurobindo Pharma. Towards this, Aurobindo has taken the first step of upskilling selected employees from their Core Operations in Lean Six Sigma (LSS) Methodology.
We are using a blended learning approach, which involves a combination of classroom, digital learning, project, and coaching which will culminate in operational and financial benefits. The Session spread over 18 week period and completed a high-impact project in certain work areas through the application of the LSS Body of Knowledge. The first phase commenced on 15th September 2022 for 3 days.
Speaking on the occasion Mr. S Damodaran, Chief Operating Officer API, Aurobindo Pharma, said, “MERAKI will challenge us to deliver superior performance and ensure that we diligently and sustainably achieve excellence in our endeavors. The purpose of MERAKI is to ensure that we, as an organization, will strive to excel in our business with a sense of pride in all our actions.”
Speaking on the same Mr. Ravinatha Shetty, Head of API operations: This intervention will have a three-pronged benefit for the organization; customer satisfaction, Audit readiness, and Employee capability. In all these three areas this intervention will help Aurobindo excel and achieve the commitment to healthier living.
Speaking on the same Mr. UNB Raju, Head of HR said: capability building is the foundation of any organization and Aurobindo is walking on that path, this initiative runs in parallel to our other initiatives for employee capability building. This intervention will make our organization’s future fit.
On the employees selected to undergo the program, he said, “These employees will undertake projects that will help streamline our processes so that our “commitment to building a healthier life” is appreciated by our customers and partners.”LSS is currently being extensively used across India Inc., and we at Aurobindo are embracing it to bring in irreversible improvements in efficiency and effectiveness.