I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organized HR Conclave 2021 on the focal theme of “HR & Disruptive Development During Pandemic” on 23rd October, 2021 in the campus

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Saturday, October 23, 2021
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with an objective to understand the changing face of HR and disruptive development during pandemic.

The inaugural session was graced by the benign presence of Shri Arpit Chadha, Vice Chairman, I.T.S - The Education Group, Chief Guest Mr. Ashutosh Anshu CHRO, Hitachi India, Guest of Honour Mr. Subir Verma, CHRO and Head HR & IR Tata Power, Shri Surinder Sood, Director (PR), I.T.S - The Education Group, Dr. Vidya Sekhri, Former Director & Professor Emeritus, I.T.S Ghaziabad and Prof. Durba Roy, Program Convener.

The inaugural ceremony commenced with the lamp lighting followed by Saraswati Vandana. The Welcome address was presented by Dr. Vidya Sekhri, and Session Overview was given by Prof. Durba Roy.

The session also witnessed the energetic opening remarks by the Shri Surinder Sood and an inspiring and motivational inaugural address by Shri. Arpit Chadha.

Honourable Chief Guest Mr. Ashutosh Anshu, shared his valuable experience with the students and focused on three Cs in terms of Communication, Coordination and Collaboration to be successful in the professional arena.

Guest of Honour Mr. Subir Verma discussed with the students about the major technical, digital and HR disruptions and how budding managers should handle these disruptions.

At the end, I.T.S plaques were presented to the eminent guests of the inaugural session as a token of respect.

Inaugural session was followed by two panel discussions.

Panel Session 1 - "Work From Home - A new Paradigm"

Speakers from different fields and vintage shared their experiences of navigating adversity and turning disruption that they faced during the pandemic.

- Mr. Agniwesh Thakur, Lead HCM, Accenture

- Mr. Debargha Deb, Head HR - North, Dabur Ltd.

- Ms. Nidhi Jain, MD, Apex P. Ltd.

- Ms. Richa Sahay, Head HR, Human Circle

- Ms. Sincy Joseph, HR-OD Professional, ICF-ACC Coach (Leadership and Life); Group Dynamics Trainer (ISABS)

Dr. V N Bajpai, Dean welcomed all the speakers by presenting the plant saplings.

Students also raised various questions which were nicely answered by the speakers.

At the end Each speaker was honored with a plaque at the conclusion of the panel discussion.

Panel Session 2 - "Digital Disruptions and HR"

- Mr. Neeraj Narang, Director – HCM Strategy, Oracle

- Ms. Priyanka Srivastava, AGM HR, CNH Industrial India Pvt. Ltd.

- Mr. Manoj Kumar, AVP & Head HR, Indiannica Learning Pvt. Ltd.

- Mr. Shivshant Kumar, Sr. Director & Head HRIS,Jubiliant Pharmova

- Mr. Devmani Pandey, Head HR Operations, Dalmia Cements & Hippo Stores.

After the end of the panel discussion, each speaker was felicitated with the plaque as a token of remembrance.

At the end of HR Conclave 2021, Prof. Shilpi Rana, conclave coordinator offered a vote of thanks to all esteemed guests for their insightful words discussing current HR trends.

HR Conclave 2021 panel discussions contributed to the success of the conclave and ensured lively discussion of the issues.