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- "Salary is good but not as promised in offer letter" (in 89 reviews)
- "good pay is here & pps is also given sometimes" (in 23 reviews)
- "Good opportunities and assistance from company" (in 16 reviews)
- "Good learning opportunities for young engineers" (in 14 reviews)
- "Accommodations which is provided is good with all facilities." (in 11 reviews)
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Updated 20 Sept 2023
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- 2.021 Nov 2018GETFormer Employee, less than 1 yearJharsuguda
Good salary only. Nothing else
Bad managers and no work culture, everyone keeps trying to show that they r boss. No work life balance and even if u want to leave they will make it difficult for u. For example, to get a job there u need to clear one interview but to leave u have to give 4..and added to that company is highly dedicated towards money making irrespective of its employees.2
- 1.011 May 2012Assistant ManagerCurrent EmployeeJharsuguda
There will hardly be any other where there will be as much practical learning as there will be at Vedanta. But the learning is primarily due to the hindrances & obstacles created by the poor working environment & a very backward work culture. Although if given another chance i will never choose Vedanta again knowing what one faces here. If you have it in you to learn & grow technically as well as individually despite all odds, you can move to a high paying job mainly in the Gulf countries after gaining 3-5 years experience here. Your frustration & depression will reach such depths that you can work happily in any place once you are out of here. It gives a good salary at the beginning but the later increments are far from satisfactory. Another advantage is that there is no bond system, which means you can leave the job anytime you want with a maximum two months notice period. A very important advantage is that you will find some people(although they are few, and don't stay here for too long) who work with great dedication & selflessness in spite of the difficulties, people who only get better when things around them turn worse and if you are fortunate enough to get associated with them, you will be forever thankful for that. You can learn to be a leader & there is a huge potential to change things, to take initiatives & make things better & to change the culture & the system. But again, that is a gargantuan task & you will have to stake your own career & future to be able to do that with only limited possibility of success due to the unforgivable stubbornness of the senior management. An enviable modern state-of-the-art township, with some good facilities like swimming pool, tennis courts, gym etc.(but staying in a good township doesn't do much towards advancing your career).
The appraisal & career growth has no direct relation with your performance. In most of the cases it depends on what you do 2-3 months before the appraisal time. It also depends on how close you are to your boss or how much you gossip with him regarding unimportant matters. Although it is not a 'one rule fits all' case, this is what happens in most of the cases with perhaps a few rare exceptions. But generally, you will never understand the reason behind The working conditions are deplorable & work culture is highly demotivating. If you want to work well & grow within an organization then this is surely not the place for you. There are frequent strikes by the local people due to which you might have to stay inside the Plant for more than your work hours. No training and development facilities which means you will have to strive to develop yourself that too when you are staying in a pretty backward location with few such opportunities available. Zero work life balance & 'Boss is always right' system(though there are a few exceptions). There is very less supporting infrastructure, including those very basic kind. You will find the ratio of chairs to employees is around 1:5(or less), and by employee I mean primarily the engineers.( I am not even including the employees whose grade is lower than engineers though in some cases they have substantially more significant responsibilities. There number again is almost 3 times that of the engineers). Even engineers who are working since 3-4 years don's have their own cubicle or Personal Computers(The company assumes that our work is mainly on the field so PCs or cubicles do not come into picture) There is a huge disparity between employees( from similar academic background ) working on the shop floor & those in administrative departments(HR, Finance, Commercial, Marketing etc.). Elaborating this point further won't be necessary. Being such a renowned company(or so to say), it is surprising that Vedanta has no R&D facilities. There are no recreational facilities, though the new township has some facilities now, it is far from being sufficient. The list of cons about Vedanta can be a never ending one. The hell that Vedanta is, can only be understood if you have felt it on your own.4
- 5.022 Jan 2018Anonymous EmployeeFormer Employee, more than 1 year
Mentors available to guide all through the tenure. Great work spaces and enough opportunities to build a fine career for ever
Work life balance.....involves a lot of travel often for days at an end and to interesting places and sites
- 5.031 May 2022Senior EngineerFormer Employee, more than 3 yearsUdaipur, Rajasthan
Great staff and lots to learn Company takes good care of employees but you should be willing to work.
Work life balance is issue if you are in maintenance and process department
- 3.024 Jan 2018Associate ManagerCurrent Employee, less than 1 yearKorba
Huge Learning. You get to to end to end of all the aspects of the job that you do. Higher growth potential for People who join middle management or above. Decent Salary based on the qualification.
Location work culture and connectivity are major issues. Social Life and Work life balance goes for a toss. Not so great HR Policies.