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Mahindra & Mahindra Automotive & Farm Equipment Sectors is recognized among India's Best Companies to Work For 2019 and among India's Best Workplaces in Manufacturing 2020. Every year, Great Place to Work® identifies India's 100 Best Companies to Work For (with employee strength more than 500) through an objective and rigourous workplace culture assessment process. Last year, 142 organizations from the Manufacturing sector were assessed and 30 among them are identified as India's Best in Manufacturing. They have a full range product portfolio of the Automotive business ranges from world class SUVs, premium luxury UVs, to light, medium & heavy commercial vehicles to three-wheelers. All these products cater to a diverse customer base spanning across rural and semi-urban customers.

Company Size

10972 Employees


Manufacturing & Production


Why Mahindra & Mahindra Automotive & Farm Equipment Sectors is a Great Place to Work?

Mahindra & Mahindra Automotive & Farm Equipment Sectors 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. In a rigorous assessment process conducted by the Great Place to Work® Institute, Mahindra & Mahindra Automotive & Farm Equipment Sectors met the minimum criteria on the Trust Index© Employee Survey, on the consistency of experience across all demographics and on the Culture Audit© People Practices Framework, to clear the first level i.e. getting Great Place to Work-Certified™.

Great Place to Work® is considered the 
‘Gold Standard’ in workplace culture assessment and recognition.

As a certified organization, Mahindra & Mahindra Automotive & Farm Equipment Sectors became eligible to be considered among 'India's Best Companies to Work For 2019' – a list that features the 'Best of the Best’. The process of identifying India's Best Companies to Work For is based purely on the assessment findings and does not involve any jury or opinion based criteria. 

Culture Snapshot
An organization with extremely strong values, mission and vision. Strong , time tested foundation supports all the practices and programs across all aspects of the employee life cycle. Great sense of Corporate Citizenship is evident, not only in the organizational practices, but in the partnership exhibited by the employees as well

This page highlights more about the work culture of the organization, selected best people practices, the vision of the leadership and glimpses of employee life.

Read through to find out what makes Mahindra & Mahindra Automotive & Farm Equipment Sectors a Great Workplace.

Recognitions awarded by Great Place to Work®

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Great Place to Work-Certified™ from March 2019 - February 2020. Certified for 3 years in a row!

India's Best Companies to Work For 2019

India’s 25 Best Workplaces in Manufacturing 2019

25 Best Large Workplaces in Asia 2019 (501+ Employees)

Among India's 30 Best Workplaces in Manufacturing 2020

Best People Practices

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Farmathon is first of its kind game based application for Mahindra employees. It is a virtual game developed for all the people who are passionate about farming. Through this game people will come to know about all the aspects of farming and can provide innovative ideas to help improving the farming practice.



Preparing Next-Gen Leaders

Mahindra & Mahindra Automotive and Farm Equipment Sectors has instituted a program called Shadow Boards; a platform to engage and empower next-generation young leaders. Through cross-functional team representation, young high potential employees are given a platform to critique the current functioning of the business and develop strategies to improve outcomes. According to a survey conducted by EY, 87% of Gen Y managers have moved into a management role in the last 5 years. Practices like Shadow Boards are a remarkable way to develop strategic thinking, ability to respond effectively to business challenges and capability to conceive out-of-the-box ideas, preparing them to be the leaders of tomorrow.

You will always feel that you are part of a family and some of the best personal friendship relations are within the organization.

Employee Testimonial

The professionally managed organization with lots of scope for personal growth makes this a great workplace.

Employee Testimonial

Leaders Speak


Pawan Goenka

Managing Director, Mahindra & Mahindra Automotive & Farm Equipment Sectors

1. What is your personal approach to making a Great Workplace?
My personal approach is to constantly mentor my team on the Mahindra values and living the Rise philosophy of accepting no limits, alternative thinking and driving positive change. I firmly believe that these values and ethos of how we work in Mahindra have helped us manage turbulent times, develop deep and long-lasting relationships with our employees and transform ourselves into a great place to work.

2. What are the top 2 benefits you see of creating a Great Workplace?
Mahindra & Mahindra has been ranked among Top 50 organizations in Great Place to Work® India Study for a consecutive 7th time in a row. Being a part of this prestigious study and having being recognised as a ‘great workplace’ has helped to instil a sense of pride in our people. This goes a long way to attract and retain talent.

3. What are your top people priorities?
Our top people priorities are:
1. Building a robust talent pipeline and,
2. Constant Reskilling & acquisition of new skills & capabilities

4. How has your association with Great Place to Work® helped your business and strategic goals?
Great Place to Work® study has helped us in attracting talent as already stated above. It has enabled us in building highly engaged teams which are willing to go beyond their boundaries. And most importantly, building a culture of pride and camaraderie which we believe has made our organisation very resilient.



Chief People Officer, Mahindra & Mahindra Automotive & Farm Equipment Sectors

1. What can your present and potential employees be sure of from a work culture perspective in the organization?
Our present and potential employees could be sure that it is a workplace that offers highly challenging work and rewards for accomplishing it. Also, we take immense pride in making people see a larger purpose of bringing a positive change in the lives of our stakeholders and communities across the world.

2. What, according to you, is a people challenge your industry is facing?
The biggest challenge I see for the industry is to keep pace with changes largely being driven by external factors and how do we continuously enable our people through reskilling and enhancing their capabilities.

3. How are you ensuring a consistent workplace experience FOR ALL your employees, irrespective of their role, age, gender, tenure etc. in the organization?
We have a very strong belief that for any consistent workplace experience which is increasingly getting very diverse, inclusive culture with a sensitive leadership at all levels is the key. In such an environment every individual in the organization is able to create a space for himself/herself to self-actualise. Technology has also been a very big enabler in providing consistency to the employee experience.

4. How has your association with Great Place to Work® helped your business and strategic goals?
Great Place to Work® India Study has provided us with critical insights into our people practices related to process design and actual experience by employees. Validation of our people practices by an external assessor provides us with a mirror to reflect & learn. Having participated for over 7 years, Great Place to Work® has given us a vivid picture of our strengths, improvement areas and guided our actions for people practices.

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