Samanvaya 2015 Annual HR Conclave

Human resources need constant development to keep them abreast with the ever changing technology. Indian Institute of Management, Kashipur organised its annual HR conference, Samanvaya 2015 at the college auditorium. Eminent personalities from the world of HR graced the occasion. The event started with a welcome speech from Dean (Academics) Professor Somnath Ghosh and he emphasized on how academia and industry should interact and complement each other.

The event started with a keynote speech from Mr. Abhishek Tiwary (Director HR, KPMG) on the theme – “Challenges of developing a learning culture: Indian context”. He talked about the companies should consider thinking about Return on engagement and not just return on investment. “You are responsible for your own learning. So make it happen now! Don’t wait for someone else to tell you what you should be learning next”, he said. His enlightening speech was followed by a panel discussion on the same topic. It was moderated by Professor Kampan Mukherjee, IIM Kashipur.

The panel included eminent members of the industry including:

Mr. Rajeev Gupta, Managing Director – Resource Development International India Pvt. Ltd.

Mr. Probal Sinha, AGM Corporate  HR – Omaxe Auto

Mr. Rituraj Sar, Vice President and Head – Learning and Development, Lupin

Mr. Samir Mishra, Director Plat operations – Schneider Electric

Post lunch, the second panel discussion was conducted on the topic of Role of Social Media in Recruiting Process. It was moderated by Mr. Bharat Grover, Director Vermalis India. The prominent speakers present in the panel included:

Mr. Rajeev Gupta, Managing Director – Resource Development International India Pvt. Ltd.

Mr. Abhay Kapoor, HR Leader– Escorts

Professor Devyani Chatterjee, IIM Kashipur

Mr. Nikhil Sachan – Director Digital Strategy, ET Media labs.

Mr. Bharat Grover then presented his summarising lecture on the topic. The event was a huge success as it served as a mode of interaction between the students and the experienced corporate professionals.

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