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Walmart India makes it to 100 best companies for women workforce

We are committed to having a fair share of women in the workforce: Walmart CEO

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

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India, the wholly owned subsidiary of Stores Inc, was recognised among the 100 Best for Women in India in 2017 as per a study.

The study, was conducted by and The to identify with the most favourable policies and practices in promoting employment, retention and increasing participation of women in the workforce, a press release said.

The evaluation process was based on practices and policies followed by for increasing women's workforce participation, which the panel then weighed to select, score and rank the winners.

"We are delighted to be included in this prestigious list of top 100 for women in India...we are committed to having a fair share of women in the workforce.", India, President and CEO, Krish Iyer said.

"We formulate and implement practical strategies and solutions for advancement of our women associates through education, inspiration and opportunity.", he said.

The and the AVTAR Best for Women in India study was first launched in 2016 to honour that help women have sustainable careers.

First Published: Fri, November 17 2017. 18:25 IST