At Netsmartz we are on a journey to be certified as a 'Great Place to Work'. Organizations with a great workplace culture have happier, more productive people and perform better. We want to make Netsmartz a place where people thrive, trust and respect each other, connect in a spirit of camaraderie and fun while taking pride in their work. Our efforts involve workshops, training, assessments and surveys. As Manipal Dhariwal, our CEO says, “ Becoming a Great Place to Work isn’t about spending more money. It’s about focusing on people and creating conditions that allow them to do their best work.”
Don’t just take our word for it. Hear our employees on what makes Netsmartz a Great Place to Work.
Watch this space for what's happening on the Netsmartz GPW front.
Like every year, Independence Day celebration at Netsmartz was full of energy and enthusiasm where so many events and activities were planned to commemorate Indian glory.
Life can get monotonous at times, but not at Netsmartz.
To make our employees lift the routine tedium, we conducted “the laughter unlimited party” where various activities were organized under our GPW initiative.
The session had active and enthusiastic participation from our Netsmartzians who portrayed an excellent show of talent and coordination during the event.
Some highlights of the session included:
Super fun games.
Here’s a quick sneak peek to the show!
“A healthy soul leads to a healthy body”
Since life can get demanding when you need to manage between your family, work, and your own space, it becomes necessary to give refreshment to your soul.
To help our employees get rid of stress and move to the state of wellness, Netsmartz conducted a wellness webinar with Art of Living.
The session helped employees to have a break from the routine hassle and gain positive motivation to lead a healthy work-life balance.
When we talk about positive thinking and life skills, we believe in consistency rather than temporary impressions.
Netsmartz always ensures that its employees get and have optimistic and bright energy all around the workplace.
With a goal to make them more resilient and open towards the day to day challenges, we conducted a session called Nirvana.
The session helped our employees get over the idea of stress and rumination while building a stronger moral to achieve the greatest in life.
The times of pandemic are going harsh on lives for people across the world and to help our Netsmartzians understand the current paradigm of lifestyle change, Netsmartz conducted a wellness session in collaboration with Fortis Hospital.
The session meant to guide the employees on exploring the brighter side of life while heading towards the path of fulfillment, success, and inner peace.
‘Every tooth in a man’s head is more valuable than a diamond.’ – Miguel de Cervantes
At Netsmartz, we believe in counting happy faces when we need to see our progress as a happy company.
To ensure pleasing and stress-free smiles all around the workplace, we conducted a dental health camp with Spring Up Dental.
The session not just helped our employees get a quick check of their oral health but also shared an intuitive session on stress management.
Netsmartz as an organization always intends to make every employee's life easier and less complicated. To ensure a healthy work-life balance, this time we came up with a Virtual Talent Hunt Show.
Filled with so many exciting events and activities, the virtual talent hunt show turned to be a retreat for all our Netsmartzians.
For the participants, it was all the glee getting a chance to showcase their talent while for those who attended it as the audience had all the pleasure to their eyes. The outperforming participants were awarded gifts and goodies.
We at Netsmartz always aim to create a cheerful and easy environment for our employees even if it is times like the COVID-19 pandemic.
To help our Netsmartzians get over the regular grind, a virtual bhangra session was organized to break the monotony
Conducted in association with Red Bull, the GPW session had enthusiastic participation from our amazing Netsmartzians who like always made it a successful activity to plan.
Health should be the most significant part of our routine. Perhaps, we hardly get time out of our busy lives to improve on our health either mental or physical being.
But at Netsmartz, we never forget to look after people who help us become better with each passing day. As a part of Health is Wealth goodie, Netsmartz organized an awareness session on “Fighting COVID-19” in collaboration with IVY Hospital.
The session was everything about fighting the pandemic while bringing the work-life and day to day tasks back on the track. After all, it is only the precautions that can keep us protected.
Keeping the body in good health is as essential as food is to live.
To ensures that our employees feel strong and clear during the COVID-19 shutdown, Netsmartz is conducting the “Health is Wealth” session every weekend.
Hosted by Mr. Parth Gargish, Vice President, Business & Operations, Netsmartz, the session had enthusiastic participation from our Netsmartzians.
“Listening is often the only thing needed to help someone”
To ensure that our employees stay healthy and sound, Netsmartz is conducting regular counseling sessions for all.
During these hours of extreme panic, we believe that human to human support is the only cure that can help to get over the stress of COVID-19 and maintain peace.
“Health is a state of the body, Wellness is the state of the being” ~ J. Stanford.”
To survive through the toughest challenges and hurdles in life, the only thing which we need is to ensure a balance between body and mind.
Netsmartz with Cloudnine Hospital conducted a wellness webinar in which employees were instructed and illuminated on topics like Nutrition, Stress Management, and Physiotherapy.
After all, our body is the ultimate home where we live.
“Empowered Women, Empower Society”
Like every year, Netsmartz is celebrating the women’s day week under its EmpowHer initiative.
Celebrating the spirit of feminism, our GPW team organized activity with motivational speaker and consultant trainer, Mr. Nishant Mahajan.
Inspiring all the women through an interactive session, he delivered interesting insights on self-branding in women, roles & techniques of managing time & energy, creating space for self, along with some fun learning activities.
“The most beautiful woman is unafraid to be herself.”
Netsmartz promotes the idea of women empowerment because women carry the capacity to change things and create a better world. Under the EmpowHer initiative, our GPW team conducted the 2nd activity of the WeInspire month, where an informative session was conducted with the experts of Cloudnine Hospitals.
The session had a brief discussion on female health disorders, nutrition planning along with essential tips to lead a healthy lifestyle.
"Every blood donor is a life saver since it is the greatest gesture you can make to serve humankind."
At Netsmartz, we promote a culture that nurtures society, making the world a better place to live, and there can be no better way than blood donation camps to make people connect and deepen empathy for fellow human beings.
Here are some glimpses from the blood donation camp organized at Netsmartz in association with Ivy Healthcare on 20th February 2020.
Since a strong and confident team is all that drives to success, Netsmartz, in collaboration with Healthy Wealthy Minds, organized a team-building and motivational session at all its work places.
Lead by NISHANT MAHAJAN the session revealed notable tips on stress-relieving and relishing a happier life. Here are some glimpses from the event to explore.
"A Pleasing Smile comes from the Heart, but a Healthy Smile needs a Good Dentist.”
Encouraging the spirit of oral health month, Netsmartz organized a dental OPD session in association with Spring Dental, where all our Netsmartzians with dental concerns took advantage of professional diagnosis and advice.
“Appreciation is the biggest emotional need of humans and an admired soul always aims to do more than what is expected.“This appreciation day, all our Netsmartzians showed their willingness to put their feelings into words, sharing notes of appreciation.
At Netsmartz, we promote the feeling of gratitude towards those who add value to our lives. After all, the moment of appreciation is all about sharing happiness, extending care, and making the hearts blossom.
Your career growth is not just determined by your earnings, rather how smartly you invest!Netsmartz with Pandora Enterprises held a Financial Literacy Workshop- Money-WISE on January 15th & 16th, under the GPW initiative. The workshop emphasized improving banking, maintaining a credit score, tax savings, investment planning, and implement financial decisions.
"We care for our people, and we want them to stay healthy and sound."
Like every month, Netsmartz organized monthly medical OPD Camp in collaboration with Cloudnine Hospital, Chandigarh. This time, the medical camp included professional diagnosis and advice on Gynecology, Ergonomics, and Dietician care.
We all know some people that work silently with all their hearts and not many expectations but still are giving their best to make our life better. Yes, we are talking about our extended family who keeps the workspace clean, who do the décor on festivals, and who always serve us with a pleasing smile on their faces.
This Christmas, Netsmartz took a step forward to appreciate their efforts and make the festival special for their staff since it is the contribution of all that makes an organization stand tall.
So what we did was planning “Make A Wish Christmas Tree” for our staff on which the staff members tied their wishes. And our lovely Netsmartzians took the pledge to do random acts of kindness and turn their wishes true. After all, it is only the good relations we cherish, and there can be nothing more human than spreading the smiles and love.
To keep our Netsmartzians healthy and hopeful, we collaborated with Atulaya Healthcare for the routine checkups, which included PFT, Eye Examination, Complementary Calcium Test, B.P., Blood Sugar Level Test, and expert counseling by the physicians.
"Happy people are always the most productive."
At Netsmartz, we believe productivity is the skill to manifest ideas and adding value to the business without compromising health and mental calm.
To assure fresh minds and high spirits of our Netsmartzians, Bhangra sessions were organized at all our office locations, in collaboration with Ultimate Fitness Gym & Spa.
"We at Netsmartz want our people to stay healthy and fit."
Under the GPW program, a monthly medical OPD was conducted at Netsmartz on 28th November 2019.
The session was meant to work on Physician Counseling, Free PFT, Diet Counseling, and Eye Examination, sharing insights on vital stats, health issues, and necessary prescriptions.
“It is always a blessing to have people who stand by your side during your highs and lows.”
This Thanksgiving, Netsmartz celebrated the feeling of thankfulness appreciating all those who have made it reach the skies of success.
Happy Thanksgiving to all the Netsmartzians who have always made us proud with their hard work and dedication.
Netsmartz with Pandora Enterprises hosted a Financial Literacy Workshop, Money-WISE. Held under the GPW initiative, the workshop agenda aimed at improved banking, managing a credit score, saving taxes, and planning investments.
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure! This time, Netsmartz collaborated with Dr. Batra’s. The session included General Health Check-Up, Consultation on BCI, Hair & Scalp Evaluation, Nutrition Tips, Educative Tips, and Concession on Treatments.
A Healthy Mind Resides in a Healthy Body! Netsmartz collaborated with Apollo Hospital and Amcare Hospital for Monthly OPD! General Physician Counselling, Free PFT, Diet Counselling, and Eye Examination were a part of the Monthly OPD.
Netsmartz always strives to maintain an exultant working environment! Here’s an insight into a recent activity- “Destress Yourself,” organized in collaboration with Abhinav Bindra Activity on ‘Office Ergonomics and Right Posture.’
“No Wealth is bigger than Your Health“ Netsmartz leave no stone unturned in ensuring Better Healthcare Facilities for our ardent Employees! Here’s a glimpse of Body Composition Analysis Camp organized by Netsmartz in collaboration with Burn Gym.
As a part of our CSR Initiative for Q3-2019, we are pleased to announce that would be collaborating with a Social Purpose Organisation – OORJAA! The pictures depict it all!
A glimpse of Independence Day Celebration in our premises that showcase our patriotism!
Catch a glimpse of our recent GPW Initiative - Health is Wealth "Effect of Modern Technology on Human Hearing" organized in collaboration with Alchemist Hospital, Panchkula.
Career growth is not just about how much you make; rather, how you invest and save. An open-house workshop in collaboration with Karvy Corporate, a financial services company was organized on 3 July, 2019 & 4 July, 2019 for Netsmartzians. The experts helped our employees in a one-on-one session about their investments and savings goals by chalking out a feasible financial investment plan.
Netsmartz believes in Health is Wealth. As a part of our GPW Initiative, we organized Breast Cancer Awareness Talk on 10th July, 2019 and 11th July, 2019 in collaboration with Cloudnine Hospital, Chandigarh, wherein Dr. Sunaina Bansal guided our female employees about healthcare.
Netsmartz promises employees’ good health. Thus, an in-house monthly OPD was organized wherein Eye Specialist, Physiotherapist, General Physician and Dietician from Max Hospital and Grecian Hospital, visited us, guiding employees about various health issues and their prevention.
This World Environment Day, that is celebrated on 5th June every year, Netsmartzians showed encouraging participation. The teams took part in activities around the global theme of ‘Beat Air Pollution’ – planted saplings, participated in slogan and shared their views on reducing carbon footprints.
On the occasion of International Yoga Day 2019, a yoga session in collaboration with Burn Gym, Panchkula was organized at Netsmartz. Certified yoga trainers conducted a special session on Chair Yoga and Stretching & Breathing techniques followed by a QnA session.
As a part of our GPW Initiative -‘De-stress Yourself’ Netsmartz organized a Bhangra session for the employees. The event was fun-filled and the Netsmartzians enjoyed shaking their legs to the tune of Bhangra with great enthusiasm.
Salary packages and incentives don’t help anyone to become wealthy; savings and investments do. Employees learned about the importance of financial growth through savings and investments at the session organized at Netsmartz.
The more you give, the more you get – when you open your heart for a noble cause. As a part of our CSR initiative, Netsmartzians came together and donated variety of educational resources including notebooks and other stationery material that would make someone’s life a better one. Here’s a glimpse of Raddi Se Shiksha Abhiyaan.
For Netsmartzians, being healthy isn’t a goal, it is their way of living. Gastro & General Physician OPD by Max Hospital was organized for our employees about seasonal health issues and prevention. Another special Medical OPD by IVY Hospital was organized for night-shift employees to help them keep up with good dental hygiene and overall well-being.
Keeping up our promise of ensuring good health of the Netsmartzians, an in-house Medical OPD was organized. A team including Dietician and Gynaecologist from Max Healthcare examined vital stats, existing health concerns, and prescribed what’s needed.
At Netsmartz we help our employees to destress themselves. As a part of our GPW activity we conduct a free counselling session - "Inside Out" with a psychologist every month to foster healthy living. It is a great platform where our employees pour their hearts out and seek advice from the counselling experts on their personal matters.
Being a woman in the male-driven IT industry can be tough! As a token of appreciation for the female staff members, Netsmartz organized a Hi-Tea Party as a part of the GPW initiative. Cheers to all the strong women out there!
Age and time is no barrier to make women look gorgeous, pretty and presentable. On the occasion of International Women's Day, we decided to give a self-grooming session from the AVON Chandigarh representatives. Tips on skin care, proper nutrition and maintaining a healthy lifestyle were shared by the experts with all the female employees of Netsmartz.
As a part of our GPW initiative and EmpowerHer program, the female employees at Netsmartz pumped up the volume and grooved to the beats of Zumba. Here’s a glimpse of this fun-filled activity.
As a part of our GPW initiative and the EmpowHer campaign, an awareness talk on Cervical Cancer was organized. All the female employees at Netsmartz were educated about this health issue, early symptoms, and the treatments available. The experts at the session answered the questions and busted myths around Cervical Cancer. Here’s a glimpse.
We’re blessed with a gift and if we can share it with the world, it can save so many lives. As a part of our CSR initiative Netsmartz in collaboration with Govt. Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh conducted a Blood Donation Drive on 26th February 2019. Netsmartzians came forward to donate blood and help humanity. Here’s a glimpse.
Keeping up Netsmartzians hale and hearty is our responsibility and we’re quite serious about that. An in-house Medical OPD was organized and a team of doctors from MAX Healthcare examined vital stats and existing health conditions of the employees.
People working in corporates may sometime feel stressed and to beat that stress, a workshop on Stress Management was conducted at Netsmartz by Mr. Prashant Kaul, Zonal Manager HR, HDB Financial Services.
Netsmartz celebrated Thanksgiving Day, by showing a respectful gesture of honoring the families of our employees as a "Family Day" on Nov 30, 2018. Parents, spouses, and the kids had an opportunity to feel and tour the place where their family members work. The event was fun-filled for the whole family to enjoy. The games showed the beautiful bond between the couples. Some newborns melt the hearts and posed for a perfect click. Colleagues competed to be a show-stopper in the backdrop of music. At last, people bid adieu after the delicious snacks. Thanks to Netsmartz Family for making it an inspiring and memorable event.
A De-stress session was organized for all the employees at Netsmartz on 4th Oct 2018. The experts from Art of Living Club, Chandigarh helped them learn about ways to relax their mind and body and to stay happy through fun-filled activities, breathing techniques and mindfulness.
Earthr, a non-profit foundation, brings sustainability Issues, Ideas, Entrepreneurs and Investments together on one platform to resolve crucial issues like Climate Change, Plastic Waste, Energy Crisis, and Peace Conflicts through awareness sessions, team activities, and community services. An eye-opener session was hosted by Mr. Dharmesh Mehta to understand the extent of the damage we've caused to the planet and how we can make a difference.
Honoring India’s 72nd Independence Day!
Netsmartzians celebrated 72nd Independence Day on 15th August with high-spiritedness.They danced to the beats and swayed to the moves at the dazzling Flash Mob. Emotions, patriotism and freedom, everything was just downright awesome.
Netsmartz organized a Charity Drive for Aashman NGO that is involved in providing education to underprivileged students, as a part of our Corporate Social Responsibility, The objective of Aashman Foundation is to work unconditionally for Women Empowerment, Single Income Families and Underprivileged Children through environmental-based livelihood programs like healthcare, innovative education and more.
To support the same, Netsmartzians came together and played their part to support underprivileged children in all the possible ways. We would like to thank the entire Netsmartz Family who contributed towards this noble cause in their own possible ways.
Here are the Winners of the Star Performer of the Quarter (SPQ) for the Second Quarter of 2018. As they say – “When the going gets tough; the tough get going”. This is the virtue of people with outstanding qualities in creating impact through their valuable contributions within the workforce. At Netsmartz, the “Star Performer of the Quarter Program” acknowledge employees for their contributions in achieving the departmental and companywide goals.We appreciate the efforts and the time they put into the job beyond daily activities and have shown outstanding enthusiasm to learn and grow professionally.
Bhangra is a way to fitness!
Netsmartz organized Bhangra Fitness Workshop on June13, 2018 conducted by Burn Gym and choreographed by a renowned International Workout Bhangra Trainer ‘Mickey Singh’. It was all about the joy of movement.
As a part of our Corporate Social Responsibility, we took the initiative to support the vision of UT administration for a clean and pollution free environment. The intent of the project is to educate people about – how plants help clean our air and environment to a greater extent than we had realized. UT administration distributed plants to Netsmartzians, which they had to plant and grow at a safe place. Our sincere thanks to the entire Netsmartz Family who contributed towards the betterment of our society.
Netsmartz recognizes the power, grace and abilities of women. We celebrated the International Women’s Day 2018 at our different locations with our diligent female employees.
Communicating with your female employees about their health and putting some efforts to let them stay healthy helps to keep the unavailability and downtime costs low.
Netsmartz conducted an Expert Health Talk on Weight Loss and Detox Diet Tips for all the female employees organized by Paras Bliss Hospital.
In a journey towards becoming a better leader, having role models who you can look up to is a pronounced way of motivation. This goodie was all about finding the right role model in Netsmartz.Those sterling souls who well-behave, work hard and follow the rules and don’t have any misdemeanors to their name.
Congratulations to you all on earning the Star Performer of the Quarter (SPQ) award for the First Quarter of 2018.
Netsmartz’s “Star Performer of the Quarter Program” acknowledges the outstanding qualities and contributions of the employees who work passionately and with a focus on the departmental and companywide goals and mission. We really appreciate the efforts and the time you have put into your job beyond daily activities and have shown outstanding enthusiasm to learn and grow professionally.
Netsmartz’s “Star Performer of the Quarter Program” acknowledges the outstanding qualities and contributions of the employees who work passionately and with a focus on the departmental and companywide goals and mission.
We really appreciate the efforts and the time you have put into your job beyond daily activities and have shown outstanding enthusiasm to learn and grow professionally. Congratulations to you all on earning the Star Performer of the Quarter (SPQ) award for the third quarter of 2017.
Netsmartz celebrated "Family Day" on Nov 24, 2017, a respectful gesture of saying thank you to the families of our employees on the occasion of Thanksgiving Day. Parents, spouses, kids had an opportunity to feel the place their family members work and had a great time as the event was fun-filled & action-packed for the whole family to enjoy.
The day was a tremendous success with 80+ family members attending across the course of the day. Couples danced to their toes. Kids got tattooed their favorite characters. Colleagues competed to grab a seat in the backdrop of music. People Bid Adieu after the delicious snacks.It was a memorable and inspiring event; people socialized and created a jovial bond with the family members of their peers.
Here’s another initiative of Netsmartz for its employees’ health.
A Health Checkup and Consultation Camp was organized to educate about common health problems faced now-a- days. The event included health awareness talks by the doctors, free consultation with the general practitioner, Dental checkup, blood sugar and blood pressure tests and BMI checkups.
A strong sense of social responsibility and giving back to society is an integral part of Netsmartz value system.As an epitome of developing a humanistic society, Netsmartzians visited Sri Satya Sai Old Age home, Sec 30, Chandigarh.It was really a joyous experience for all to interact with the elderly and showing the keenness by helping the humanity.The wizened residents of the home enjoyed the visit and appreciated the efforts of Netsmartz towards promotion of a healthy society.
Here’s a glimpse into the selection of photos from our CSR activity.
Netsmartz’s “Star Performer of the Quarter Program” acknowledges the outstanding qualities and contributions of the employees who work passionately and with a focus on the departmental and companywide goals and mission.
We really appreciate the efforts and the time you have put into your job beyond daily activities and have shown outstanding enthusiasm to learn and grow professionally. Congratulations to you all on earning the Star Performer of the Quarter (SPQ) award for the second quarter of 2017.
Netsmartz is proud to announce the launch of its new Netsmartz Online University as an initiative for employee Training & Development. Riding on the platform of the Netsmartz Learning Management System, Netsmartz Online University will host different training programs mapping to the different employee job roles.
We recently launched an Employee Loan Policy to help Netsmartzians when they need it the most. The objective is to ensure the happiness and financial security of our people, so they continue to thrive in our company's positive environment.
A strong sense of social responsibility and giving back to society is an integral part of the Netsmartz value system. And as a part of this, Netsmartz celebrated CSR Day on 25th May, 2017. A group of Netsmartz volunteers participated in a charity drive collecting and distributing clothes and groceries to the needy.
Our charity drive focused on the not-so-fortunate living in the slums near Mansa Devi and the Kusht Rogi Aashram in Phase 2, Industrial Area, Chandigarh.
It was good to see the high spirits and fun that the team had while doing their good deed. On an impromptu note, they hailed an ice-cream vendor passing by much to the delight of the slum kids who thoroughly enjoyed their treat!
Free legal consultation
Netsmartz initiated a legal helpline for its people. For any type of legal issue or dispute, they can seek free consultation with the in-house legal consultant Advocate Ekant Aggarwal, Legal Head at Netsmartz.
8th March being International Women's Day, we celebrated women's month in March by organizing a ton of events for our ladies. This is a small glimpse. We also started a WhatsApp group called EmpowHer with all the ladies in our offices. This will be a channel for the women to know and discuss relevant topics.
We had an enlightening session on Breast Cancer Awareness. The session was attended by all women employees at Netsmartz. The seminar was conducted by Dr. Gurpreet Singh – who is a Professor of Surgery at PGI, Chandigarh and was accompanied by Breast Cancer Trust Chandigarh members - Dr. Shashi Prabha and Dr. Kamal Walia.
To educate our female employees, we had a seminar on self-defense by Mr. B S Handa, Black Belt 6th Dan, WTF (Korea), Director – Extreme Martial Arts, Chandigarh. The session gave the ladies a lot of confidence and taught them how to be on their guard while outdoors.
A health checkup and consultation camp was organized to educate our ladies about women-specific health issues. Our speakers were Consultant Gynecologists & Obstetricians: Dr. Shilva, Dr. Monica Agarwal and Dr. Seema Wadhwa with Chief Dietitian Gunjan Pannu, all from Paras Bliss Hospital,
There was a special high tea for the ladies with Manipal Dhariwal, our CEO and all the HODs on 30th March 2017. He spoke briefly on the importance of women. A similar high tea was held at Sebiz as well - it was fun all around!
A Town Hall meeting in progress to unveil the Goodies for February and to announce new developments on the GPW front. At Netsmartz, Town Hall meetings are held every month at all our locations to keep our teams updated on what’s happening.
The GPW Newsletter has been launchedand will be published every 2 months. It will carry all the news, suggestions, goodies and progress updates related to the GPW initiative.
We have parked scooters in all our offices where people can drop in their suggestions. Some of these suggestions will be introduced as 'Goodies' or employee benefits in the future.
When our GPW initiative was flagged off, we had a workshop at the Lalit, Chandigarh to acquaint core team members with the GPW concept. The one and a half day Action Planning Workshop was attended by the leaders and function heads of Netsmartz.