Examining the impact of Welfare Measures on the Employee Productivity and Satisfaction in Sugar Industry


  • Y. Ramakrishna Prasad, Srinivasa Rao, K. K. Sunil Kumar


The purpose of this study was to determine the specific attributes of employee satisfaction towards the welfare measures in a sugar industry. Therefore stated more precisely, the objective of this study is to study and understand employees’ satisfaction levels towards the welfare measures, and to analyze the effect of welfare measures in improving productivity of the employees. A cross-sectional, descriptive and analytical study was conducted randomly by 100 employees. To achieve this defined objective structured questionnaire was designed based on the independent variables such as employee welfare activates, employee working conditions, additional facilities,  post-retirement ,leave plans ,motivation and commitment ,gratuity facilities. Some of the major findings from the study were most of the employees are satisfied with the preventive activities and safety measures. Majority of respondents quantified that the motivational modes are affecting their motivational and commitment levels in the firm, they also revealed that they are satisfied with the shift hours allotted by industry. The employees are ranked the space and ventilation, lighting, gratuity, leave plans, security measures, working conditions, toilets, cleanliness and drinking water are major welfare variables as high impact variables on employee satisfaction. Finally the study concludes that the welfare measures are more important for every employee, without welfare measures employee cannot work effectively in the organization. The company can concentrate on the other Non-statutory measures to boost the employee morale. The central aim of the personnel department is to keep its employees satisfied with welfare measures and healthy working atmosphere.