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Wheels Of Love: Programme Supporting Parenthood Launched By Tata Motors

March 21, 2021

Tata Motors recently launched Wheels of Love- a holistic programme supporting new parents in their exciting journey both as a parent and also as a valued employee while promoting a progressive culture of care, inclusion and sensitization within the organisation across levels.

Wheels of Love puts forth various tenets to enable new and expectant parents to successfully manage the need to focus on their growing family while also fulfilling their career goals.

In addition to guiding parents, the books also provide valuable insights for managers to support their team members as they progress through the various stages of parenthood.

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At Tata Motors, we have embraced diversity and inclusion at all levels as a strategy for success," said Ravindra Kumar GP, Chief Human Resources Officer, Tata Motors.

"Over the years, we have strived to cultivate a gender diverse workspace, which is both sensitive and inclusive," Singh added.

"It’s built on the foundation of creating an ecosystem that is attractive and supportive to women professionals at various stages of their life and career," he further said.

"Wheels of Love takes this thinking forward by creating a cohesive network of a new connect, warmth and support for new and expectant parents to enjoy the bliss of parenthood," he added.

Amongst the key aspects covered in the Wheels of Love programme are:

  • Announcing pregnancy at the workplace, understanding the manager’s dilemma, effective management of work deliverables, job handover, maternity leave management and transition back to work
  • Mother and Manager guides to help navigate through the various phases of maternity, becoming a parent and transitioning back to work
  • Dedicated Counselling Sessions for new parents to address emotional and psychological challenges that may arise
  • One-to-one coaching sessions for pregnant/new mothers and their managers to manage work transitions
  • Assigning a Buddy to the new mothers to keep in touch with her workplace during the maternity break
  • Employee Resource Groups, a special community of new parents, to engage, share learnings and experiences
  • Webinars on relevant topics, including guidance on preparing for newborns, childcare responsibilities for dual-career couples, and much more

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