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Growth – The factor that means the additive effect in terms of finance, competition etc. Now if growth is sustainable then only an organization can take a puma leap in context of competition.

SMS, Lucknow hosts the National Seminar 2015 in association with PHD Chamber of Commerce which aims to ponder ways that can lead organizations to aforesaid sustainable growth. The event started with the ceremonial lamp lighting followed by Saraswati Vandana.

Welcoming the dignitaries and top HR Executives from all over the country, the CEO & Secretary of SMS Group Sri. Sharad Singh expressed hope that the deliberations over 2 days of this event will bring out actionable insights in achieving Sustainable Growth for all organizations.

Sri Deepak Chawla, (Sr. Executive) Vice-President (HR) – Reliance, Highlighted the critical role of Human Resources in National Development. “Sustainable growth of any organization can be achieved by implementing various skill building initiatives to makes the state a reservoir of trained man power,” he informed. However he cautioned that talent migration is an issue that requires serious attention. He reiterated about commitment of corporate sector towards instilling employability skills amongst youth of economically weaker section of the state. He also said that quality is an attitude. Indian companies could not compete with MNCs because they focused on quantity not quality.

Praveen Singh MD, UP Industrial Consultant spoke about environment degradation; He said environment degradation is happening because of increasing pressure on industries to increase the turnover.

Shri G.P. Rao,   Advisor GPR consultants said, business will always have volatilities. Unproductive practices will have to be destroyed. This is called creative destruction. He also said that change is inevitable and we should be always adapting changes.

Representing PHDCC, Regional Director, Sri. R.K. Sharan spoke about High Productivity of Indian Manpower settled abroad. He opined that conducive work environment and right incentives go a long way in harnessing full potential of Human Resources. He also pointed out that India is moving in the right direction as many of our nationals are now rising to the ranks of CEO and Directors in several MNCs.

Ms. Shalini Singh, AGM, Idea Cellular Ltd congratulated the organizers for consecutively organizing an event of this scale 4 times in a row. Mr. Kumar Lalit, GM-HR,Tata Motors invited the industry representatives to add their might towards development of industrially backward states.

Chief Guest of the valedictory session Sri Rajiv Kumar, IAS (Principal Secretary, Dept. of Personnel & Training, Govt. of U.P.) emphasized that our state has a big infrastructure of Human Resource and proper use of that is required by all of us. Majority of our youth are between 15-35, coming from villages, should be shown the right path to become skilled professional. Youth are full of capacity and enthusiasm, which can put forward the state in all directions. There is no dearth of talent but the need of hour is to show them a right path.

Prof. Devashish Das Gupta of IIM Lucknow, shared his views on tremendous contribution of Human Resource and its potential for India. Speaking on different facets of HR. Prof. Dasgupta focused on gender diversity and women’s role in Human Resource Management.\

The day was marked by exemplary speeches by several industry stalwarts, Academicians, Research Scholars, Students and other Professionals. Chairperson of the Conference Prof. Manoj Mehrotra presented Mementoes to the distinguished guests. Vote of thanks was proposed by Prof. Usmani.