KARACHI, June 20: Karachi Electric Supply Company conducted its 11th session of the AZM Program
for non-management employees on June 20, where over 230 participants testified with determination, to help transform the utility through a change of mindset, customer centric focus, dedication and the passion to serve.
Mr. Asir Manzur, Group Head HR Management, while addressing one the sessions, expressed his deep pleasure for the enthusiasm and dedication shown by the participants and said “It is high time that we eliminate the communication gap between the employees and management. The sole purpose of this initiative is to unite ourselves in spirit and measurable actions to reach a new platform of excellence and pride."
In the scheduled 34 sessions of the second phase of AZM Program, a total of 8,417 non-management employees from generation, transmission, distribution, and various other departments of KESC will be attending an unprecedented exercise of pledging all out efforts to serve the electricity needs of over 20 million users in the Metropolis. First session of the Program was held on June 5 with around 230 participants.
Addressing the participants on one such Azm session, Mr. Tayyeb Tareen, Chief Advisor, Special Projects, said: “It is only because of our continuous commitment that today we hold our heads up with pride and a sense of accomplishment. We have a long way to go, and we are confident that together we shall achieve the goal of rebuilding KESC as a successful and sustainable company.”
Mr. Tabish Gauhar, CEO, while addressing the 8th session on June 15, reiterated the significance of this critical and first of its kind initiative. He emphasized that there is a long way to go before KESC could meet the aspirations of 20 million people of Karachi and everyone at KESC has to put in the best effort to make it happen - “ Working for KESC is not just a job but it is a social service for the entire city ”
In the sixth session of AZM Program on June 11, Syed Naveed Ahmed, Group Head Strategic Planning, said “Since the new management’s takeover, it was very clear from day one that KESC’s biggest assets are its people who make this company run. We are sure that the next leadership will emerge from the existing workforce”.
These sessions are aimed at creating ownership of the transformation and change that is happening across the power company, putting it on the fast track towards making it even more customer-centric.