Specific Guidelines for Employees

  • Conflict of Interests
    • Employees/ trainees must not engage in activities or transactions which may give rise or seen to have given rise to conflict between their personal interests and the interest of the company.
  • Confidentiality and Disclosure of Information
    • Employees/ trainees are expected to safeguard confidential information about the company activities and must not, without authority, disclose such information to the press, outside source, or employees/ trainees who are not entitled to such information.
  • Political Contribution
    • No funds or assets of the company may be contributed to any political party or organization or individual who either holds public office or is a candidate for public office except where such contribution is permitted by law.

  • Bribes and Commercial Payments
    • An employee/ trainee must not give or receive bribes or other payments, which are intended to influence a business decision or compromise independent judgment nor any employee/ trainee give money to obtain business for the company or receive money for giving company business to an outside agency.

  • Proper Recording of Funds, Assets, Receipts and Disbursements
    • All funds, assets, receipts and disbursements must be properly recorded in the Books of the Company.

  • Agreements with Agents, Sales Representatives or Consultants
    • Agreements with agents, sales representatives or consultants should state clearly the services to be performed, the amount to be paid and other relevant terms and conditions.

  • Relations and Dealings with Suppliers, Consultants, Agents, Intermediaries and Other Third Parties
    • PPL's relations and dealings with suppliers, consultants, agents, intermediaries and other third parties should at all times be such that PPL's integrity and reputation is not damaged, if details of the relationship or dealings were to become public knowledge.

  • Health, Safety & Environment Policy
    • Every employee/ trainee at work must take reasonable care for the health and safety of him/ herself and others, including visitors, who may be affected by his/ her acts or omissions at work and cooperate in the company's efforts to protect the environment.

  • Smoking Policy
    • Smoking and exposure of workplace to tobacco poses serious health hazards to employees/ trainees besides potential risks of fire and explosions. Considering this, smoking is permitted only in the designated 'Smoking Areas'.

  • Seat Belt Policy
    • As per policy, it is mandatory for all PPL employees/ trainees, contractors, visitors and other persons to fasten seat belts in the front seats of the vehicle while traveling.

  • Other Employment, Outside Interests, Civic Activities
    • PPL does not allow its employees/ trainees to take any part-time and/ or full-time second employment during employees’/ trainees’ engagement with the company.

  • Unsolicited Gifts
    • Accepting gifts that might place an employee/ trainee under obligation is prohibited. Employee/ trainee must politely but firmly decline any such offer and explain that in accordance with the company's instructions, they are unable to accept the offer.

  • Unsolicited Gifts
    • Accepting gifts that might place an employee/ trainee under obligation is prohibited. Employee/ trainee must politely but firmly decline any such offer and explain that in accordance with the company's instructions, they are unable to accept the offer.

  • Family Connections and Employment of Relatives
    • Any dealing/s between staff and outside organizations in which they have a direct, indirect or family connection must be fully disclosed to the management.

  • Company and Personal Property
    • An employee/ trainee must not take or use company property or property of another employee/ trainee without permission nor must the employee/ trainee use company property for private purposes without the management's permission.

  • Alcohol and Drugs
    • Alcohol in any form and the use of drugs, except under medical advice, is prohibited at all locations.

  • Gambling
    • All forms of organized gambling or betting on the company's premises are forbidden.

  • Rumour Mongering & Gossiping
    • Rumour mongering, persuasive allegations, accusations and exaggerations with the purpose of negatively influencing and manipulating the minds and emotions of fellow employees/ trainees are strictly prohibited.

  • Harassment
    • It is the company's policy to promote productive work environment and not to tolerate verbal or physical conduct by any employee/ trainee that harasses, disrupts or interferes with another's work performance, creates an intimidating, humiliating, offensive or hostile environment. Details

  • Grievance Handling
    • PPL strives to provide a fair and impartial process to its employees/ trainees and ensure timely resolution of their grievance.

  • Whistle Blowing
    • In order to enhance good governance and transparency, PPL has introduced a Whistle Blowing Policy. The policy provides an avenue to employees/ trainees and vendors to raise concerns and report legal and ethical issues like fraud, corruption or any other unlawful conduct or dangers to the public or environment.

  • General Discipline
    • Every employee/ trainee must adhere to the company's rules of service and make sure that he/ she is familiar with them.

  • Reporting Violations/ Disciplinary Actions
    • Any violation of this code shall be promptly reported to the Human Resources department by any employee/ trainee having knowledge thereof or reasonable belief that such a violation has occurred.