ASBM , one of the leading B-Schools of India organized the 7 th National HR Management Colloquium on the 11 th Nov 2017 with the theme of ‘New Gen- HR: Issues and Challenges’. The Colloquium was inaugurated by Prof. Mahadeo Prasad Jaiswal, Director, IIM Sambalpur as the chief guest, who in his inaugural address focused on the implementation of Innovation, Integrity and Inclusion in the achievement of the true purpose of life. He has equally emphasized the role of commercialization to social innovation, which will ultimately lead to self sustaining economic model. Society does not need charity, rather industries should take care the protection of the nature. The New Gen HR should be based on the advance technology in order to enhance organizational performance.
Mr. Deepak Gupta, Head -HR Karvy stock Broking Ltd., who joined the program as the Guest of Eminence, highlighted the challenge of cost and innovation in the advancement of business, while at the same time underlined the importance of values and culture that form the foundation of a relatively long lasting relationship.
The theme of the colloquium was introduced by the Director, Professor Biswajeet Pattanayak. He in his welcome address said that there is a paradigm shift in thought process, attitude, culture and working style because of the fact that there are three generation people are working together in organizations. He emphasized that to address HR issues of the new generation technology integration is a must. The HR professionals should understand the nuances of connecting, engaging, and managing people through digital platforms.
The technical sessions of the Colloquium were addressed by Mr. Paritosh Mishra, VP-HR, AES India; Mr. Prakash Panda, Group HR Head, Star Cements; Prof. Debanshu Ray, Registrar, Kalyani University; Prof. Prabhat Kumar Mohanty, Utkal University; Dr. Tanaya Mishra, MD-HR, Accenture, and Mr. Suraj Kumar, VP-HR, AXIS Bank, who brought to the platform their varied experience in different fields.
Prof. Phalgu Niranjana, Associate Dean, ASBM introduced the guests and Prof. Bhaktabandhu Dash, the Coordinator of the Colloquium proposed the vote of thanks. The program was coordinated by the students- Ankita Parida, Upasana Roy, and Utpanna Mishra. The program witnessed a large gathering of academicians, industry practitioners, research scholars, and students from different parts of the country.