International Management Institute, Bhubaneswar organized an HR Round Table titled “Repositioning HR in Changing Business Scenario” in association with National HRD Network on 2nd Dec, 2016. The event was inaugurated by Shri. B.K Thakur, Director HR, Nalco and was graced by Shri. Parthasarthi Mishra, C.H.R.M , Tata Steel and President, National HRD Network & Prof. Ramesh Behl, Director, IMI, Bhubaneswar.
The event conducted two technical sessions in which technical session one was laid on the theme of “Employee Relations in changing times” and saw a presence of eminent speakers from both Central and State govt. like Dr. Tapas Panda, Regional Labor Commissioner, Odisha; Shri Umesh HOTA, President HR, Hindalco Industries Ltd; Dr. Souribandhu Kar, AITUC, Odisha General Secretary and Prof. Shailendra Nigam, Prof. HR, IMI, New Delhi. The theme of second technical session was “Leveraging HR for business value creation” and consisted of famous key-note speakers like Shri. Manoj Panda, Centre Head, TCS, Bhubaneswar; Ms. Rashima Misra, Co-founder & Executive Director, Milk Mantra Dairy Pvt. Ltd; Ms. Bobby Pattanik, Location-Head, Infosys, Bhubaneswar & Shri Santanu Rath, Chief HR Officer, PPL.
The event was a great success as it discussed the paramount importance of Industrial Relations in detail from various perspectives along with changing HR facets in dynamically changing business world. It was a highly interactive session as different personalities emphasized the significant role of an HR in an organization and imperative qualities to be a successful HR professional.