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HR Strategy Summit 2013

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Jagan Institute of Management Studies Sector-5, Rohini in association with Times of India organized HR Strategy Summit on the topic R word i.e. Re-tooling, Re-skilling and Re-juvenating that aimed at an enriched deliberation amongst industry stalwarts on revitalizing the concept of the new age HR.

The Summit took a shape of an agenda worth discussing i.e. on HR PLANNING and GROWTH. Mr. Ranjan Roy, Associate Editor, The Times of India opened the forum for the discussion by welcoming the esteemed panelist. Further setting the agenda of the meet with the topic “analyzing growth by exploring new frontiers”, Mr Manish Gupta, chairman, JIMS presented the opening remarks.


The inaugural address was given by Mr. Jitin Prasada, Minister of State, human resource development wherein he mentioned his true perspective on the young and dynamic population of the country which needs to be given the right channel, education and values. The keynote address was delivered by the Mr. D.Shivakumar, ex-head of emerging markets, Nokia while the special address was delivered by Dr T.V Rao, chairman, TVRLS, Ahmedabad.

Dr. T.V. Rao, Chairman, TVRLS 
HR Strategy Summit  opined " India should have developed faster with a larger population as it contributes to immense workforce; instead it has developed less due to less focus on HR Agenda, capabilities and re-skilling.

quoted 3 important rules for organizations to follow Better before Cheaper, Revenue before Cost and no other rules. He also mentioned 4 lies of organization CIPD C stands for consumer oriented; I stands for innovativeness; P stands for people centric organization and D stands for doubling profits.

The Vote of thanks was delivered by Dr J.K Goyal, Director, JIMS.

The summit aimed at three aspects of HR i.e. Adaptive Leadership, Inclusive Development and Productivity & Prudence.

Session moderator Mr. Anurag Malik, Partner – People & Organisation, E& Y presented his thoughts on various aspects of an Entrepreneur and how can he add on in a organization to capabilities and resources- on Adaptive Leadership. 'Adaptive leadership' -Answer to a Technologically dynamic business unit by Mr. Rajiv Kapoor, Executive VP and Chief People officer, Fortis Healthcare Ltd. Further Ms. Anisha Motwani, Max New York Life opined the idea of specific idols as role models and defined that a leader plays a very important role in an organization.

Ms Nirupama Gupta, Director KARMAARTH
– JIMS CSR initiative presented a soulful presentation on the success story of KARMAARTH. Interaction between Session II moderator Mr. Nishchae Suri, Partner and Head of People and Change, KPMG and Mr. Rajnish Datta, Sr. VP- Human Capital Mgmt, Yes Bank on the talent induction, inclusive growth and competency growing took place where they opined that adaptive leadership is important for people to deploy and implement things and helps in understanding organization in a better manner.Mr. Prateek Dubey, Zonal Head PAC, Hindustan Coca Cola will be shared his views on how to Nurture Talent for Inclusive Development. Dr Sumesh Raizada, Dean – Retail Management, JIMS spoke about the gender diversity, women workforce, and women as role model in the organization. Mr. A. Sudhakar, HR Head from Dabur, talked about various programs in the Indian FMCG giant, like 'whistleblower' and 'inducting young talent'.

Lastly the session on Productivity and Prudence Leads the Way How HR works in tough time of the organization. Panelists stressed the importance of Productivity, how HR can help, prudence in operation and manpower issues. Mr. Ranjit Oak, Associate Director - Sales, Procter & Gamble talked about various Components of Human Resource.