India Ready For Big Leap Forward

Friday 29th September, 2017

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Publication  The Economic Times
Source  Dipti Srivastava
CCM  247
Edition  Bangalore
Supplement   NA
MAV  704,036
Language  English
Page  19
Circulation  50,760

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INDIA READY FOR BIG LEAP FORWARD
The two-day Diamond Jubilee National Management Convention of AIMA brought together experts from various sectors who gave
valuable insights that would help India veer towards growth and economic development
Firdose Vartdrevala, Past President, AIMA, receiving the AIMA Honorary Life Fellowship from Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister of Law and Justice; Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India
while concluding the two-day convention, stated that technology is the biggest driver of change.
In a session on Disruptive HR: Managing Talent in Times of Great Change, moderated by Pranav Pai, Founding Partner and Chief Investment Officer, 3one4 Capital; panelists Kiran Menon, Co-Founder & CEO, Tydy;
Jayant Prasad Paleti, Co-Founder, Darwinbox; and Rishabh Kaul, Co-Founder and Head of Demand Marketing, Belong; discussed how to redefine HR practices in this era of digital globalisation and also the
Raveesh Bhatia, Executive Vice President & Head of Corporate Banking, HDFC, receiving the AIMA-R K SwamyHigh Performance Brand Award 2017 from Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport & Highways; Shipping and Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Government of India
team; and integrity can sail you through any crisis," he asserted. Chris Parsons, Chairman, India Practice, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP, concluded the session.
This year Honorary Life Fellowship was awarded to Firdose Vandrevala, Past President, All India Management Association. His citation was read by Rekha Sethi, Director General, All India
Management Association.
AIMA-R K Swamy High Performance Brand Award 2017 was also presented to Raveesh Bhatia, Executive Vice President & Head of Corporate
Banking, HDFC, on the first day of the convention.
Best Local Management Associations Awards were also presented on the occasion.
Dipti.Srivastava@timesgroup.com
Trust the potential of India's talent; have faith in the innovative instinct of Indians; and share the sheer optimism of young India, for making Digital India a reality, asserted Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister of Law and Justice; Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India. He was speaking on the second day of AIMA's National Management Convention. "Young people, who are full of ideas and confidence, are brimming with hope and we are
(L-R) Chris Parsons, Chairman, India Practice, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP; LordKaran Bilimoria CBE DL, Chairman, Cobra Beer Partnership; Sunil Kant Munjal, President, AIMA & Chairman, The Hero Enterprise; and TV Mohandas Pai, Senior Vice President, AIMA & Chairman, Manipal Global Education Services
creating enabling atmosphere for them," he added. He also mentioned measures that have been taken for digital inclusion in the judicial system.
Sunil Kant Munjal, President, AIMA and Chairman, The Hero Enterprise, and Sudhir Jalan, Co-Chairman, Diamond Jubilee NMC and Chairman, Neo Foods Pvt Ltd, spoke at length about Digital India and measures required to make it a reality.
T.V. Mohandas Pai, Senior Vice President, AIMA and Chairman, Manipal Global Education Services,
challenges and opportunities for HR startups.
The last session of the two-day event focussed on Reimagining India. In this time of rapid and radical change, it's time for innovation and futuristic thinking. Cobra Beer's disruptive success is a lesson for Indian entrepreneurs. Lord Karan Bilimoria CBE DL, Chairman, Cobra Beer Partnership, said that focus on health, education and entrepreneurship will lead India to greater heights. "Strong brand; help and support of family and
(L-R) Jayant Prasad Paleti, Co-Founder, Darwinbox; Pranav Pai, Founding Partner and Chief Investment Officer, 3one4Capital; Rishabh Kaul, Co-Founder and Head of Demand Marketing, Belong; and Kiran Menon, Co-Founder & CEO, Tydy
(L-R) Sunil Kant Munjal, President, AIMA & Chairman, The Hero Entreprise; Ravi Shankar Prasad; Minister of Law and Justice; Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India; Sudhir Jalan, Co-Chairman, Diamond Jubilee NMC and Chairman, Neo Foods Pvt Ltd; and T V Mohandas Pai, Senior Vice President, AIMA & Chairman, Manipal Global Education Services