OORJA LIFE SCIENCES PRIVATE LIMITED(OLSPL)

Our Mission

 

Oorja Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd.’s mission is to make a realistic approach towards happy and healthy tomorrow of human beings so as to add Vitality to life. We wish to meet needs for human health care and personal care including OTC and FMCG products with our brands that help people feel good, look good and get more energy out of life. We believe that an organization’s worth is also in the service it renders to the community.

The mission that inspires us is to "add vitality to life." It is a mission to share the equity by adding vitality to life of our consumers. The shareholding will be distributed among individual shareholders and financial institutions.

 

Corporate Vision

We are committed to move ahead with a concept of expanding our roots deeply in local cultures and markets around the country to meet needs for human health care and personal care. We believe in making strong long-term relationship with consumers ensuring the strong foundation for our future growth. We will bring our wealth of knowledge and expertise to the service of consumers around the country with our quality brands. Oorja Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd.’s mission is to add Vitality to life.


We believe strongly that our long-term success requires a total commitment to exceptional standards of performance and productivity, to working together effectively, and to a willingness to embrace new ideas and learn continuously. 

In addition to this, we believe, to succeed continuously also requires the highest standards of corporate behaviour towards everyone we work with, the communities we touch, and the environment on which we have an impact. 

This is our corporate root concept to achieve sustainable, profitable growth, creating long-term value for our shareholders, our people, and our business associates. The shareholding will be distributed among individual shareholders and financial institutions.

 

Vision for future

 

Oorja Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd.s as corporate aims to be one of the largest companies dealing with human health care and personal care including OTC and FMCG products. We wish to make a long-term touch with the lives of individuals in local cultures and markets around the country with many distinct categories of our brands. These brands will endow the company with high volumes and big turnover.



Our brands are names, which will be promoted across the country and span many categories of products. The operations will involve appropriate numbers of suppliers and associates at different locations across the country. Oorja Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd.’s distribution network will comprise of redistribution stockiest, covering maximum retail outlets reaching the entire urban population, and rural consumers. 


Oorja Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd.s wish to be known as a company with incorporations of latest technology in all its operations. We believe that an organisation's worth is also in the service it renders to the community. 








Social Vision

 

Oorja Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd.s also dreams to respond in case of national calamities / adversities and contributes through various welfare measures.

 

Oorja Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd.s plans to focus on educating the people living in rural areas regarding personal health and hygiene through various Programs, and creating access to relevant information. 

 

The programs are planned to cover most of the states in India and have responsibilities of creating as many as entrepreneurs in its fold, to reach out to villages and directly reaching to 

millions of rural consumers. 

 

The company has another dream to embark various ambitious programs, through which we wish to create micro-enterprise opportunities for rural communities thereby improving their livelihood and the standard of living in those areas. 


We are also planning to run various rural health programs, which endeavors to induce adoption of healthy and hygienic practices among rural areas and aims to bring down the incidence of many health problems. The vision is to make a billion Indians feel good, safe and secure. 


We believe of being single-minded in identifying ourselves with Indian aspirations and needs in every walk of life.

Management Structure

 

Oorja Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd.’s mission is to make a realistic approach towards happy and healthy tomorrow of human beings so as to add Vitality to life. We wish to meet needs for human health care and personal care including OTC and FMCG products with our brands that help people feel

good, look good and get more energy out of life.

The fundamental principle determining the organization structure is to infuse speed and flexibility in decision-making and implementation, with empowered managers across the company’s nationwide operations.

 

Board
The Board of Directors will act as a guardian to the Company as also the protectors of

Shareholder’s interest.


{This Apex body will be comprised of a Non- Executive Chairman, four whole time Directors and five independent Non – Executive Directors. The Board of the Company represents the optimum mix of professionalism, knowledge and experience.}

 

Management Committee 


The day-to-day management of affairs of the Company is vested with the Management Committee, which is subjected to the overall superintendence and control of the Board. The Management Committee is headed by Mr. Kapil Dube and has functional heads as its members representing various functions of the Company

Business Principles

 

Introduction

Oorja Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd.s will be committed to earn a reputation for conducting its business with integrity and with respect for all those whom our activities affect. This reputation will be an asset, just as valuable as our people and our brands. To maintain this reputation requires the highest standards of behaviour – consistently will be observed by all of us. Our Business Principles sets out these standards and we expect all our employees to adhere to them. 


Being a successful business does not just mean investing for growth and balancing short and long term interests. It also means caring about our consumers, employees and shareholders, our business partners and the world in which we live. 


We therefore want this principle to be more than a collection of high-sounding statements. It must have practical value in our day-to-day business lives and each of us must follow these principles both in the spirit and the letter. If we do so, our reputation will be enhanced, our business will perform better and our professional lives will be all the more fulfilling.



A) Standard of Conduct

We will conduct our operations with honesty, integrity and openness, and with respect for the human rights and interests of our employees. We shall similarly respect the legitimate interests of those with whom we have relationships. 


B) Obeying the Law

The companies and our employees will be required to comply with the laws and regulations of the countries in which we operate. 


C) Employees

We will be committed to diversity in a working environment where there is mutual trust and respect and where everyone feels responsible for the performance and reputation of our company. 

 

We will recruit, employ and promote employees on the sole basis of the qualifications and abilities needed for the work to be performed. 


We will be committed to safe and healthy working conditions for all employees. We will not use any form of forced, compulsory or child labor. 


We will be committed to working with employees to develop and enhance each individual's skills and capabilities. 


We will respect the dignity of the individual and the right of employees to freedom of association.

We will maintain good communications with employees through company based information and consultation procedures.


D) Consumers

Oorja Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd.s will be committed to providing branded products and services which consistently offer value in terms of price and quality, and which are safe for their intended use. Products and services will be accurately and properly labeled, advertised and communicated.


E) Shareholders 

Oorja Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd.s will conduct its operations in accordance with internationally accepted principles of good corporate governance. We will provide timely, regular and reliable information on our activities, structure, financial situation and performance to all shareholders. 


F) Business Partners

Oorja Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd.s will be committed to establishing mutually beneficial relations with our suppliers, customers and business partners. In our business dealings we expect our business partners to adhere to business principles consistent with our own. 


G) Community Involvement

Oorja Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd.s strives to be a trusted corporate citizen and, as an integral part of society, to fulfill our responsibilities to the societies and communities in which we operate. 


H) Public Activities

Oorja Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd.s will be encouraged to promote and defend their legitimate business interests and will co-operate with governments and other organizations, both directly and through bodies such as trade associations, in the development of proposed legislation and other regulations, which may affect legitimate business interests.


Oorja Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd.s will not support political parties or contributes to the funds of groups whose activities are calculated to promote party interests. 



The Business Environment

Oorja Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd.s will be committed to making continuous improvements in the management of our environmental impact and to the longer-term goal of developing a sustainable business.

Oorja Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd.s will work in partnership with others to promote environmental care, increase understanding of environmental issues and disseminate good practice.


A) Innovation

In our scientific innovation to meet consumer needs we will respect the concerns of our consumers and of society. We will work on the basis of sound science applying rigorous standards of product safety.



B) Competition

Oorja Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd.s believe in vigorous yet fair competition and supports the development of appropriate competition laws. Oorja Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd.s and employees will conduct their operations in accordance with the principles of fair competition and all applicable regulations.

C) Business Integrity

Oorja Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd.s will not give or receive whether directly or indirectly bribes or other improper advantages for business or financial gain. No employee may offer give or receive any gift or payment, which is, or may be construed as being, a bribe. Any demand for, or offer of, a bribe must be rejected immediately and reported to management.


Oorja Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd.s accounting records and supporting documents must accurately describe and reflect the nature of the underlying transactions. No undisclosed or unrecorded account, fund or asset will be established or maintained.

 
D) Conflicts of Interests

All Oorja Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd.s employees will be expected to avoid personal activities and financial interests, which could conflict with their responsibilities to the company.


Oorja Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd.s employees must not seek gain for themselves or others through misuse of their positions.


E) Compliance – Monitoring – Reporting

Compliance with these principles is an essential element in our business success. Our Board is responsible for ensuring these principles are applied throughout the company. 


The Chief Executive Officer is responsible for implementing these principles and is supported in this by other responsible members of the company. They are responsible for monitoring quarterly, half-yearly and annual updates of the company.


Day to day responsibility is delegated to all senior management of the regions, categories, functions and operating companies. They are responsible for implementing these principles, if necessary through more detailed guidance tailored to local needs related to all relevant functions and categories. Assurance of compliance is given and monitored each year. Compliance with the Code is subject to review by the Board supported by the Corporate Responsibility and Reputation Committee and for financial and accounting issues the Audit Committee. 


Any breaches of the principle must be reported in accordance with the procedures specified by the Chief Legal Officer. The Board of company will not criticize management for any loss of business resulting from adherence to these principles and other mandatory policies and instructions. The Board of company expects employees to bring to their attention, or to that of senior management, any breach or suspected breach of these principles. Provision has been made for employees to be able to report in confidence and no employee will suffer as a 

consequence of doing so. 

Quality Policy

 


Quality is fundamental to our Business Success a key requirement must be built in the quality expectations of our consumers into our products.

To win consumers’ confidence and loyalty, we need to consistently deliver branded products of excellent quality. We will study and understand the different needs of our consumers and customers and strive to develop and deliver superior brands to ensure that they’re the preferred choice. And by applying consistently high standards, we’re able to do things right first time, cut waste, reduce costs and drive profitability.

Our Quality Policy describes the principles that everyone in Oorja Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd.s follows, wherever they are in the market, to ensure that we are recognized and trusted for our integrity, the quality of our brands and products, and the high standards we set. 



Principles of the Quality Policy

A) Putting the safety of our products and our consumers first.

We have stringent mandatory quality standards in place against which compliance is verified through regular audits and self-assessments. These standards ensure we design, manufacture and supply products that are safe, of excellent quality, and conform to the relevant industry and regulatory standards in the countries in which we operate. Comprehensive management procedures are in place to mitigate risks and to protect our consumers and markets.

B) Putting consumers and customers at the heart of our business

We actively engage our consumers and customers, translating their needs and requirements into our products and services, thus creating consumer value wherever we position our products. This is at the very heart of our innovation process. 

C) Quality is a shared responsibility

Quality and consumer safety is the responsibility of every Oorja Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd.s employee and Oorja Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd.s demonstrates visible and consistent leadership to meet this policy. The drive for quality, in all that we do, is a passion reflected in our brand development, manufacturing and customer service processes and is also expected of our business partners. We partner with stakeholders to provide leadership, promote transparency and share best practice. And we’ve forged effective working relationships with suppliers and contract manufacturers.

D) Building and maintaining excellent systems to ensure the quality and safety of our products

We will proactively and continuously developing our systems and processes to ensure quality and safety throughout the whole value chain, and we will setting a benchmark for the business. We provide appropriate training and resources, and will ensure that we deliver our quality objectives and targets. We regularly measure and improve our performance using both internal and external measures.

We will actively promote our Quality Policy and will have a quality assurance organization in place to ensure consistency and visibility of quality standards, processes and performance indicators across all Oorja Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd.s businesses at all levels, and to anticipate and develop future quality capability requirements. 

 

 

Environment Policies 

 

Introduction
Oorja Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd.s will supply high quality goods and services to meet the daily needs of consumers and industry. In doing so, the Company will be committed to exhibit the highest standards of corporate behaviour towards its consumers, employees, the societies and the world in which we live.

 

The company will recognize its joint responsibility with the Government and the Public to protect environment and will be committed to regulate all its activities so as to follow best practicable means for minimizing adverse environmental impact arising out of its operations.

The company will be committed to making its products environmentally acceptable, on a scientifically established basis, while fulfilling consumers' requirements for excellent quality, performance and safety.

 

The Vision

Our vision will be to continue to be an environmentally responsible organization making continuous improvements in the management of the environmental impact of our operations.

We will achieve this through an Integrated Environment Management approach, which focuses on People, Technology and Facilities, supported by Management Commitment as the prime driver.

The Environment Policy

 

Oorja Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd.s will be committed to meeting the needs of customers and consumers in an environmentally sound manner, through continuous improvement in environmental performance in all our activities. Management at all levels, jointly with employees, will be responsible and will be held accountable for company's environmental performance.

Accordingly, Oorja Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd.s aims will be to : 

 

  1. Ensure safety of its products and operations for the environment by using standards of environmental safety, which are scientifically sustainable and commonly acceptable.

  2. Develop, introduce and maintain environmental management systems across the company to meet the company standards as well as statutory requirements for environment. Verify compliance with these standards through regular auditing.

  3. Assess environmental impact of all its activities and set annual improvement objectives and targets and review these to ensure that these are being met at the individual unit and corporate levels.

  4. Reduce Waste, conserve Energy and explore opportunities for reuse and recycle.

  5. Involve all employees in the implementation of this Policy and provide appropriate training. Provide for dissemination of information to employees on environmental objectives and performance through suitable communication networks.

  6. Encourage suppliers and co-packers to develop and employ environmentally superior processes and ingredients and co-operate with other members of the supply chain to improve overall environmental performance.

  7. Work in partnership with external bodies and Government agencies to promote environmental care, increase understanding of environmental issues and disseminate good practice.

Responsibilities

A) Corporate 

The Board and the Management Committee of Oorja Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd.s will be committed to conduct the company operations in an environmentally sound manner. The Management Committee will:

  1. Set mandatory standards and establish environmental improvement objectives and targets for Oorja Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd.s as a whole and for individual units, and ensure these are included in the annual operating plans.

  2. Formally review environment performance of the company once every quarter.

  3. Review environment performance when visiting units and recognize exemplary performance.

Nominats:

  • A senior line manager responsible for environmental performance at the individual Oorja Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd.s site.

  • Oorja Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd.s environmental coordinator.

  • The Management Committee, through the nominated environmental coordinator will:

    1. Ensure implementation of Oorja Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd.s Policy on environment and compliance with Oorja Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd.s and Oorja Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd.s environmental standards and the standards stipulated under relevant national / local legislation. When believed to be appropriate, apply more stringent criteria than those required by law.

    2. Assess environmental impact of Oorja Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd.s operations and establish strategies for sound environment management and key implementation steps.

    3. Encourage development of inherently safer and cleaner manufacturing processes to further raise the standards of environment performance.

    4. Establish appropriate management systems for environment management and ensure regular auditing to verify compliance.

    5. Establish systems for appropriate training in implementation of Environment Management Systems at work.

    6. Ensure that all employees are made aware of individual and collective responsibilities towards environment.

    7. Arrange for expert advice on all aspects of environment management.

    8. Participate, wherever possible, with appropriate industry and Government bodies advising on environmental legislation and interact with national and local authorities concerned with protection of environment.

B) Individual Units

The overall responsibility for environment management at each unit will rest with the Unit Head, who will ensure implementation of Oorja Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd.s policy on environment at unit level. Concerned line managers / heads of departments are responsible for environmental performance at department levels.

In order to fulfill the requirements of the Environment Policy at each site, the Unit Head will have responsibilities to :

  1. Designate a unit environment coordinator who will be responsible for co-coordinating environmental activities at unit, collating environmental statistics and providing / arranging for expert advice.

  2. Agree with the Management Committee Member responsible for the unit, specific environmental improvement objectives and targets for the unit and ensure that these are incorporated in the annual objectives of the concerned managers and officers and are reviewed periodically.

  3. Ensure that the unit complies with Oorja Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd.s and Oorja Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd.s mandatory standards and the relevant national and state regulations with respect to environment.

  4. Ensure formal environmental risk assessment to identify associated environmental aspects and take appropriate steps to control risks at acceptable levels.

  5. Ensure that all new operations are subjected to a systematic and formal analysis to assess environmental impact. Findings of such exercises should be implemented prior to commencement of the activity.

  6. Manage change in People, Technology and Facilities through a planned approach based on training, risk assessment, pre-commissioning audits and adherence to design codes.

  7. Regularly review environment performance of the unit against set objectives and targets and strive for continual improvement.

  8. Sustain a high degree of environmental awareness through regular promotional campaigns and employee participation through training, safety committees, emergency drills etc.

  9. Ensure dissemination of relevant information on environment within the unit and to outside bodies, and regularly interact with Government authorities concerned for protection of environment.

  10. Maintain appropriate emergency procedures consistent with available technologies to prevent / control environmental incidents.

  11. Provide appropriate training to all employees.

  12. Ensure periodic audits to verify compliance with environment management systems and personally carry out sample environment audits to check efficacy of the systems.

  13. Report environmental statistics to Oorja Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd.s Corporate Safety & Environment Group on a monthly basis.

 

C) Research and Innovation Centers

Since most new products and processes are developed in these Units, certain additional responsibilities devolve on them to ensure implementation of the Environment Policy of the company. In addition to the Unit Head's responsibilities outlined above, the heads of these units will have responsibilities to:

  1. Ensure that a formal and systematic risk assessment exercise is undertaken during the process/product development stage with specific reference to environmental impact.

  2. Transfer technology to the pilot plant and main production through a properly documented process specification, which will clearly define environmental impact and risks, associated with processes, products, raw material and finished product handling, transport and storage.

  3. Ensure that treatment techniques are developed for any wastes generated as a result of the new product/process and is incorporated into the process specifications.

 

Affirmative Action Policies

 

  1. Oorja Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd.s will be a signatory to conduct on Affirmative Action and affirms the recognition that its competitiveness is interlinked with the well being of all sections of the Indian Society. 

 

  1. The Company believes that equal opportunity in employment for all sections of the society is a component of its growth and competitiveness. It further believes that inclusive growth is a component of growth and development of the country.

 

  1. The Company affirms the recognition that diversity to reflect socially disadvantaged sections of the society in the workplace has a positive impact on business.

 

  1. Oorja Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd.s will not bias employment away from applicants belonging to disadvantaged sections of society if such applicants possess competitive skills and job credentials as made public.

 

  1. The Company’s selection of business partners will not be based on any considerations other than normal business parameters. In case of equal business offers, the Company will select a business partner belonging to a socially disadvantaged section of society.

 

  1. The Company will have a written policy statement on Affirmative Action in the workplace.

 

  1. The Company will have an employment policy that will be in the public domain. It will place such policies and employment opportunities on its website to encourage applications from socially disadvantaged sections of society.

 

  1. The Company will make all efforts for upskilling and continual training of employees from socially disadvantaged sections of society in order to enhance their capabilities and competitive skills. 

 

  1. The Company will have a partnership programme with educational institutions to support and aid students from socially disadvantaged sections of society. 

 

  1. The Executive Director, Human Resources will be accountable to the CEO to oversee and promote its Affirmative Action policies and programmes. The ED HR will present a biannual report to the Board of the Company about such policies and programmes.

 

  1. The Company will further maintain records on Affirmative Action.

 

  1. The Company will make available its learning and experiences as a good corporate citizen in Affirmative Action to other companies desiring to incorporate such policies in their own business.

 

Safety And Health

 

Introduction

Oorja Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd.s will supply high quality goods and services to meet the daily needs of consumers and customers. In doing so, the Company will be committed to exhibit the highest standards of corporate behavior towards its consumers, employees, the societies and the environment in which we operate.

Towards this, the Company will recognize its responsibility to ensure safety and protection of health of its employees, contractors and visitors in all its operating sites, which include manufacturing, sales and distribution, research laboratories and offices during work and work related travel.

This Policy document defines the vision, principles, aim, required actions and scope of the policy application as well as the responsibility for execution.

Our Vision

Our vision is to be an injury free organization. 

Our Mission

We will bring safety on top of mind for all employees and will integrate it with all business processes. We will realize our Vision through an Integrated Safety Management approach, which focuses on People, Processes, Systems, Technology and Facilities, supported by demonstrated leadership and employee commitment at all levels as the prime drivers for ensuring a safe and healthy work environment.

Safety Principles

Oorja Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd.’s Occupational Safety and Health Policy will be based on and supported by the following principles:

These Principles have the same status as the Company's Business Principles:

  1. All injuries and occupational illnesses are preventable

  2. All operational exposures can be safeguarded

  3. Safety evaluation of all business processes is vital

  4. Working safely is a condition of employment

  5. Training all employees to work safely is essential

  6. Management audits are a must 

  7. Employee involvement is essential 

  8. All deficiencies must be reported and corrected promptly.


Note: In order to facilitate operationalisation of the Safety Principles, a separate document will be prepared, which covers:

  1. Safety Principles 

  2. Success Criteria 

  3. Illustrative DATA

 

This document will form the basis for the concerned Line / Organizations in developing data for their respective functions / sites.

 

 

Scope of Application

 

This section defines the scope of application of this Policy (where, when and to whom is this Policy applicable). 


Where does this policy apply? 

  1. All own/leased sites – Manufacturing, Research/Innovation, Offices, Depots, Warehouses

  2. In-house purchased services i.e. canteen, travel desk, IT implementation etc.

  3. Sites of associates with Oorja Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd.s holding > 25% 

  4. While carrying out operations of making, handling, using, transporting, selling or disposing off of our products.



Who does the policy apply to? 

  1. All employees at business anywhere

  2. Contractors and visitors while at our own sites 

 

When does it apply? 

  1. At work (our employees, contractors and visitors)

  2. Travel between home and work of our employees

  3. Business related travel including stay out of headquarter

  4. All Company organized business events i.e. training programmes, conferences, business related get-togethers, annual sports etc.


Implementation Responsibility

 

Oorja Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd.s Management at all levels will be responsible for Policy implementation. Every site shall prepare a responsibility matrix with respect to this Policy.
All Oorja Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd.s Standards, Rules and Procedures on Occupational Safety and Health, including those that may be specific to a site are integral to this Policy and its implementation. All employees are required to ensure strict adherence.