M. N. Dastur & Co. (P)

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M. N. Dastur & Co. (P) Reviews

Updated December 30, 2014
Updated December 30, 2014
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  1.  

    Learning Experience in a friendly atmosphere

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at M. N. Dastur & Co. (P)

    Pros

    very cooperative seniors, brilliant learning atmosphere

    Cons

    Corporate culture needs to be introduced, salary structure needs to be revised

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
  2.  

    Excellent ethics & moral values being followed

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Team LEader in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Team LEader in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at M. N. Dastur & Co. (P) full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Feels like home. From Chairman upto floor messenger, everyone is equal.

    Cons

    Sometimes decision taking is slow. Needs to be taken fast.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Nothing.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  3.  

    Higher management is not good

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - DSP Engineer in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - DSP Engineer in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at M. N. Dastur & Co. (P) full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    If projects is there no problem, if projects is not there makes big problem

    Cons

    Strict working hours, not good project, many cases no projects

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
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  5.  

    A company with a huge legacy but going down rapidly..

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Engineer in Calcutta (India)
    Current Employee - Engineer in Calcutta (India)

    I have been working at M. N. Dastur & Co. (P) full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Mon to Friday Job
    One can work at his own pace
    Good for those who want to stay in Kolkata and have a non rigorous job.

    Cons

    Lack of leadership and knowledgeable personnel in the organization.
    Management is inept and does not have a vision
    The organisation lack a face
    Salary and increments are below market level.
    Accountability and professionalism is missing in the company

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try to foster competition and professionalism in the organisation.
    Identify the good performers and reward them adequately or at least give them some incentive to look forward to.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  6.  

    Great place to learn , bad management

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Engineer in Calcutta (India)
    Former Employee - Senior Engineer in Calcutta (India)

    I worked at M. N. Dastur & Co. (P) full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good working environment
    Priority to personal life
    Opportunity to learn
    Goo working hours

    Cons

    Bad management, Worse HR. A lot of unproductive people. Reward policies are not fair. Very political environment. bad package compared to other MNC s.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Should think forward, eliminate non productive people. Rethink salary structure.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
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    good engineering consultants

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Design Consulting Firm in Chennai (India)
    Former Employee - Design Consulting Firm in Chennai (India)

    I worked at M. N. Dastur & Co. (P) full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good personal growth and academic growth

    Cons

    Compensation and work balance all ok

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    NIL

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  8.  

    great leagacy....on the verge of sinking

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Calcutta (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Calcutta (India)

    I have been working at M. N. Dastur & Co. (P) full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good no. of festive holidays.....less work pressure. Great coworkers. good platform for freshers to start career.

    Cons

    Laid back attitude. Slow decision making process. Worst HR dept...worst pay package as compared market standard.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please take strong initiative to boost the morale of employees.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Worst management & lack of corporate culture

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate Systems Engineer in Calcutta (India)
    Current Employee - Associate Systems Engineer in Calcutta (India)

    I have been working at M. N. Dastur & Co. (P) full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    1. Not bad for career start.
    2. Good working environment.
    3. Job security.

    Cons

    1.No management at all.
    2. Lack of technically strong people in higher layer.
    3. Low salary grade & less increment also.
    4. Less employee benefit.
    5. weak HR.
    6. Good or Excellent performers never rewarded.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    1. Few employee who are not doing any work, just remove them and clean the system.
    2. Make good management team and try to bring professional & corporate culture.
    3.Try retain excellent employee with best compensation.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  10. 2 people found this helpful  

    Revuew of M.N.Dastur & Company(Private) Limited

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Engineer in Calcutta (India)
    Former Employee - Senior Engineer in Calcutta (India)

    I worked at M. N. Dastur & Co. (P) full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Job-Security , you will get salary without working.If u do not do work , noobody going to tell you anything.

    Cons

    HR tema is the worst ..directors of M.N.Dastur are worthless and without vision.It seems Mr.Dastur is least interested in his company and directors tries to impress him when he comes to India.Salary is below market rate.No career path .Technical knoledge of staff and specially directors are zero .They only know to speak worthless stuff.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Mr.Dastur should kick away all the senior managment , specially HR director

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  11.  

    Good for first 4 yr.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Design Consulting Firm in Calcutta (India)
    Current Employee - Design Consulting Firm in Calcutta (India)

    I have been working at M. N. Dastur & Co. (P) full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    1. Good for learning quality design.
    2. Huge data bank and reference drawing of previous projects.

    Cons

    1. Poor salary with respect to other MNC.
    2. Civil and Structural separate department which is very harmful for civil engineer to gather complete knowledge of steel and concrete design.
    3. Poor management system.
    4. Weak HR

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please improve the salary structure and make it professional organization to retain employees. This company has huge knowledge strength and over 65 yr experience in steel sector. Now this is the time to diversify into the other sector.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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