2nd National HR Seminar by Sharda University in association with Human Resource Federation of India (HRFI)


New Delhi: Sharda University, one of India’s leading UGC recognized universities, known for their focus on excellence in research and innovative academic programs organized a day National HR Seminar in collaboration with Human Resource Federation of India (HRFI) today. The event was organized by the School of Business Studies, School of Engineering and Training and Placement departments. The key objective of this seminar was to provide a platform for interaction among Human Resource (HR) leaders from industry, faculty, and students. The event is also meant to explore & enhance the placement opportunity and industry projects for our students.

Welcoming the guests Mr. P. K. Gupta, Chancellor, Sharda University said, “The way economy is growing, 7.4% in education sector could be leading to the “jobless growth” as compared to the earlier standard. Sharda University has started the initiative called ‘Industry Connect’ where we motivate our students to understand the economy and industry standards, we have signed over 50 MOUs on different technologies for all our schools to enhance the project based knowledge” he added. He emphasized that Sharda University looks forward to guidance and advice from the industry to make the students upto the mark.”

The event has a distinguished line-up of speakers including Mr. Ronald Sequeria – ED-HR South Asia – GlaxoSmithKline India, Mr. Sandeep Tyagi – Dir. HR – SAMSUNG Electronics Ltd, Mr. Amit Malik – Chief People Officer, Aviva Life Insurance India Ltd among others. The topics that were part of the one-day seminar included Artificial Intelligence & its relevance and impact in HR, Future Workplaces and Employee Experience & Engagement in the near Future.

Speaking about the event Mr. Sumit Sen, Human Resource Federation of India (HRFI) said, “This event is a unique knowledge sharing platform where industry and academics come together. Here we talk about agility, as millennials seeking jobs have higher aspirations and requirements which are quite different from what it has been, so we are trying to bridge that gap and a provide a right platform for their future.”

The event concluded with a panel discussion on the topic “Creating an Agile Mindset for Sustained High Performance”. The panel had prominent personalities from the industry including Mr. Girish Nail- Senior Dir. HR- CIPLA Ltd, Mr. Vijay Deshpande – Group HR Head – Deepak Nitrite Ltd, Dr. Rakshita Sharma – Partner & Principal Consultant – Thought Arbitrage Research Institute, Mr. Sumit Sen – HR Specialist, Ex-GM HR HUL, SC HRBP, and Head ER South Asia and Director HR Unilever Ltd (Lead ER) and Dr. Bandana Kedia- Head HR – IFS Solutions India P Ltd.

Over 300 participants drawn from Industry, academia, students and faculty of Sharda University participated in the event.