The Affirmative Action Policy enables positive discrimination for Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) in case of Employment and Entrepreneurship and higher coverage in CSR programmes. The CSR Strategy clearly spells out a due share of 40% beneficiary coverage and budgetary allocation to AA communities. This sustainable growth initiative falls under the direct purview of the CSR committee of board and is championed by senior management across all plants.
More than 41% of the beneficiaries belong to the SC and ST category
||Actual – FY19-20
||AA in numbers
Inclusion in Employment
Our workforce constitutes 12% of the employees from SC and ST category. Since recruitment in the permanent workforce category was frozen, Tata Motors opened up its temporary employment basket for giving opportunity to SC/ST candidates. To enable such recruitments, Tata Motors relaxed the eligibility criterial, decentralised its recruitment process by conducting campus requirement in Tribal Industrial Training Institutes post identifying geographies that have high percentage of tribal population. As a result, the composition of SC/ST employees in temporary workforce stands at 21%