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The HR Conclave – 2018

The post lunch session of Utkrishta’18 was dedicated to the domain of Human Resources.

Ms. Manisha Kelkar, Head Corporate HR, Nuvoco Vistas Corp. Ltd. commenced this segment of Utkrishta’18 by setting the theme of the session ‘New Age Talent Management’. She made the session interactive by bringing up three cases posing open ended questions to the audience on what is changing for organizations. She explained the factors affecting the ways of working with polarities. An interesting takeaway from her session was how she used the acronym GIFs, which is not the popular social media connotation, but stands for – Grounded, Inclusion, Freedom, and Simplicity. Nuvoco follows an approach where the policies and bonds are very simple, engagement of talent is a continuous process which forms a part of its culture and competencies are derived from values and vision.



The valedictory session of the Management Conclave was addressed by Mr. Pratik Modi, Senior Director (Head of Technology India), S&P Global. His session was based on ‘Artificial Intelligence & Robot Based Intelligence’. He began by explaining how S&P Global is involved in providing market intelligence, based on its values of Integrity, Excellence and Relevance. He went on to say that technological disruptions have been taking place for a long time, it is only now that its pace has quickened. He brought to light how Artificial intelligence plays a great role in contemporary recruiting, by screening CVs of candidates and developing their social media profile from data gathered online. He highlighted the integration of social media, artificial intelligence into the field of human resources.


The session chair, Dr. Nina Muncherji, concluded the session by extending the vote of thanks to the dignitaries who had graced the event with their presence. The thanked the various organising committees involved in Utkrishta 2018, thus bringing the two-day Management Conclave to a close.

This article is contributed by Shaili Thacker & Mriganka Sarin –

Media and PR Committee, IMNU

Picture Courtesy: Pratikriti- The Photography Club

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