IndiGo wins the ‘Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Champion Award’ by the Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry

 IndiGo, India’s preferred airline, has been honoured with the ‘Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Champion Award’ by the Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The award was presented to Mr. Rakesh Prasad, Associate Vice President-HR (IFS) and Head Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, on June 12, 2024, in Mumbai.

The DEI Champion Award acknowledges organizations that demonstrate an exceptional commitment to fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion. These are companies that have implemented practices to create a safe and inclusive environment for their employees, encouraging psychological safety.

Commenting on this win, Sukhjit S Pasricha, Group Chief Human Resources Officer, IndiGo said, We are thrilled and humbled to be felicitated with the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Champion award by the Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry. This is a testament to our organization’s unwavering commitment to cultivating a workplace where every employee can flourish in a safe environment. As India’s leading carrier, we consider it our responsibility to lead by example and set a benchmark for the aviation sector, by fostering a work culture that not only promotes DEI but also empowers employees to be their authentic selves at work.”


IndiGo’s commitment to DEI is rooted in creating a work environment that welcomes talent, regardless of gender, race, colour, religion, caste, creed, ethnicity, language, social and economic status, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, age, marital, or maternity status. To deepen inclusivity across the organisation, its DEI strategy is grounded in three overarching principles, which are ‘diverse hiring’, ‘inclusive culture’, and ‘effective communication’.