He began by laying down the importance of talent development for
all the employees who are in some way or the other talents for
an organisation. He further emphasised that talent development
is not a solitary activity rather it is closely related to
selecting the right talent from a pool of candidates for one’s
company. This he believed was very essential as a job “Well
begun is half done”.
Accordingly he emphasised and explained the need for having a
stringent recruitment policy with clarity in profiles needed by
the organisation andthe Structured Induction Program of BALCO
which served as a first step in Employee Engagement and Talent
Management. He also talked of other initiatives taken including
ACT-UP (Accelerated Competency Tracking and Up-gradation
Programme), Individual development plans for 'star' performers
and job rotations for enhancing cross-functional exposure in
various business domains.