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Equitas Development Initiatives Trust

Non-profit and Charity (NGO)

About The Organization

Equitas Development Initiatives Trust is recognized among India's Great Mid-size Workplaces 2020. Every year, Great Place to Work® identifies India's 50 Great Mid-size Workplaces (with employee strength 100 - 500) through an objective and rigorous workplace culture assessment process.is a Public Charitable Trust established to improve the quality of life of people from socially and economically backward families. They do this by providing high-quality education at affordable fees to children through a chain of 7 matriculation schools, imparting livelihood skill training for women to enhance their income-generating potential, providing job placement services for the youth, and also rehabilitating pavement dwellers into proper dwelling places.

Company size 402 Employees

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Why Equitas Development Initiatives Trust is a Great Place to Work?

Equitas Development Initiatives Trust has successfully created a Great Place to Work FOR ALL their employees as they have excelled on the 5 dimensions that are a hallmark of a High-Trust, High-Performance Culture™ – Credibility, Respect, Fairness, Pride and Camaraderie. Great Place to Work® is considered the ‘Gold Standard’ in workplace culture assessment and recognition. As a Great Place to Work-Certified™ organization, Equitas Development Initiatives Trust&nbsp;<span style="color: rgb(22, 32, 64); font-family: Roboto, sans-serif; letter-spacing: 0.5px; text-align: justify;">became eligible to be considered among 'India's Great Mid-size Workplaces 2020'.&nbsp;</span>Equitas Development Initiatives Trust is a Public Charitable Trust established to improve the quality of life of people from socially and economically backward families. They do this by providing high-quality education at affordable fees to children through a chain of 7 matriculation schools, imparting livelihood skill training for women to enhance their income-generating potential, providing job placement services for the youth, and also rehabilitating pavement dwellers into proper dwelling places.

Recognitions awarded by Great Place to Work®

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  • Great Place to Work-Certified™ from September 2019 - August 2020. Certified for 3 years in a row!

  • India's Great Mid-size Workplaces 2020. Recognized 3 times!

  • India's Best NGOs to Work For 2019. Recognized for 3 years in a row!

Best People Practices

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Hiring

Know Your Workplace

<div style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: 1rem;">At Equitas Development Initiatives Trust, candidates are taken around the school so that they can meet and interact with other teachers and students. They are also allowed to participate in few classes to help them understand the work culture better.</span></div>

COVID-19

Health First

<div style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: 1rem;">To promote health &amp; wellbeing of staff at Equitas, they conducted school sanitation, provided PPEs &amp; safety kits for housekeeping staff, temperature scanner, foot-operated sanitiser, COVID safe procedures at entrances and at every place inside the school premise were also introduced. Management replaced group medical insurance with special health insurance coverage against COVID 19 so that everyone's health is insured.</span></div>

Employee Testimonials

The goal settings and the curriculum followed here are very unique which created a great impact on me.

It is a great place to work because management is very supportive and ensures that all employees are comfortable.

Leaders Speak

  • Sripriya

    Principal

  • Hemalatha

    Principal