SUSTAINABLE HR PRACTICES IN GOVERNMENT SECTOR

Shilpa Sharma1
  • 1 Assistant Professor, Department of BBA, St Xavier's College of Management & Technology, Patna

Abstract

This article delves into the imperative need for sustainable human resource (HR) practices within the government sector in India. As the nation undergoes rapid economic and social transformations, the public sector plays a pivotal role in driving sustainable development. The paper critically examines the challenges faced by government organizations in attracting, retaining, and effectively utilizing human capital in a manner that aligns with environmental, social, and economic sustainability goals. The article underscores the significance of integrating sustainability principles into HR policies and procedures to address issues such as workforce diversity, employee well-being, and ethical employment practices. It argues that a sustainable HR framework not only enhances organizational performance but also fosters a positive work culture, leading to increased employee satisfaction and productivity. Moreover, the article assesses the role of technology in modernizing HR practices in the government sector. It explores how the adoption of digital tools and data-driven decision-making can streamline recruitment processes, optimize workforce management, and promote transparency. The incorporation of technology is positioned as a crucial element in enhancing the efficiency and effectiveness of sustainable HR practices. Drawing on case studies and best practices, the article provides actionable insights for policymakers and HR professionals in the Indian government sector. It advocates for a paradigm shift towards a holistic approach to HR management, one that recognizes the interconnectedness of social, environmental, and economic factors. By fostering sustainable HR practices, the government sector can not only build a resilient workforce but also contribute significantly to India's sustainable development goals.

PUBLISHED
2024-05-07
ISSUE
Vol 3 Special Issue (2024)

Journal Details

   ISSN : 2583 – 7117

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