Work culture at Port Pipavav is embodied by the company’s core values: Uprightness; Humbleness; Constant Care, Regard for Employees; and Protection of our Name. These values are an integral part of the port’s robust recruiting, induction and appraisal processes. One of the port’s fundamental principles is to provide its employees with total management support, based on fair and objective guidelines.
A variety of programmes at Port Pipavav are geared toward employee development. The port’s Learning & Development Centre (developed originally by Lloyds of London) provides opportunities for ongoing education about terminal operations. In addition, open houses and various engagement sessions enable employees to participate and provide feedback about their work, corporate policies and/or port operations. Port Pipavav conducts a variety of welfare programmes, award and recognition programmes that promote team spirit, productivity and safety in the workplace.
Life at the port
Port Pipavav has a dedicated colony for workers and their families living on the premises, while the port colony is now in the process of being expanded. A wide range of facilities and activities make Port Pipavav an enriching and exciting place to be.
Employees can take advantage of a 24/7 canteen, while an on-site supermarket / provision shop caters to families’ everyday needs. There is a Tiny Tots school located on the port premises, while for older children, a bus service links directly to the local CBSE school.
The port sponsors family dinners, fairs, excursions, children’s events and a variety of other get-togethers. There are also ongoing educational programmes, including English and computer classes, and an active Ladies Club organises cooking classes. New programmes are organised all the time, ensuring that the port is usually buzzing with activity.
On-site recreational facilities include a library, gymnasium, basketball court, swimming pool, table tennis and caroms.