Best Paper Award Winner   Smriti Gyanjyoti Bhartendra


Amity University Haryana concluded GLOBAL HR CONGRESS 2018 at its campus today on 7th April, 2018. The two day multi disciplinary international conference included brainstorming on disciplines like Management, Law, Health and Psychology etc. Around 1500 participated in the Conference in which scholars, professors and eminent personalities from more than 8 countries like Dubai, Honkong, Turkey, USA, Nigeria etc. discussed the future trends and challenges in the field of human resource.

At present, frequently changing, business landscape is driving the modern human resource management towards number 9of challenges and more such challenges are expected to evolve in future too. Compliance with Laws, Change Management, Leadership Development, Technological advancement, Compensation Management, Recruitment and selection of Talented Employees, Talented Employees Retention, Diversity Management and Globalization are really some of the very difficult challenges to manage. To address these challenges, HR professionals need to work more strategically by adding values to the HR functions for highest organizational productivity and efficiency.

By engaging in online courses, video-based e-learning programmes, in-house training and other learning activities organized by academic and industrial units can support the modern organizations for effective handling of difficult HR issues. Present Global HR Congress is also a step in the same direction. This congress will invite the practicing professionals from the disciplines of Management, Psychology, psychiatry, Hospitality, sociology, Anthropology, Economics, Statistics, Communication, Public Administration and other allied study area of management to brain storm on the major HR theme “A MultidisciplinaryApproach towards Organizational Excellence.”

On the first day, Inaugural ceremony included the conference book release with over 700 papers sent by researchers from all over the world. The event also included a curtain raiser of ‘Power of Positivity: Optimism and Seventh Sense’ a book by Prof (Dr.) Padmakali Banerjee, Pro Vice Chancellor, Amity University Haryana published by SAGE. The book is a thought leadership which believes that the world can be transformed into a happier place by nurturing an attitude of optimism.

Smriti Arora, Gyanjyoti, Bhartendra Sharma won the best paper award won the best paper award at Global HR Congress 2018.

In her address to the eminent guests at valedictory function, Prof. Padmakali Banerjee, Pro Vice Chancellor, Amity University Haryana said, “With the globalised world environment, we have witnessed the way legal practices have evolved to create a seamless system for business operations, whether it is foreign Direct Investments merger and acquisitions.”

The medical and Health practices have undergone transformational evolution and progress, and the future would see more of technology in creating health and well being; both mental and physical she added.

While addressing the august gathering Mr Deepak Narayan Basu, Director & Branch Head of Delhi Zone said, “Now a day students are diverting there mind on studying online rather than spending time in library and reading books. Students should know the importance of education so that the nation will reach great heights”.

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National Conference on Participation and Role of Women in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene supported by National Commission for Women

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The Karunya Education and Research Trust organized the National conference  on  "Participation and Role of Women in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene".  Due to cultural and historic reasons, women are often the primary collectors, transporters and users of water . They are responsible for health, child care and sanitation activities.  The conference was supported and sponsored by the National Commission for Women. The conference was well  coordinated  by SEESHA and the Karunya Institute of  technology and sciences  .The students and faculty  contributed by participating in poster competition and presentation.

The conference was inaugurated by the Chief Guest , Mr.Ramachandru Tejavath , I.A.S  ( Special Representative from Telungana Govt) . He told that the Central Govt is taking intitiatives on Swach Bharat and other programs and the success lies in the implementation of the individual household women. Though we claim to have women elected representative to be part of the local self government and it lacks autonomy due to gender bias. The scenario should change to empower the women to play major role in Water , Sanitation and Hygiene. The Vice Chancellor Dr.P.Mannar Jawahar gave presidential address. Mr.D. Ramamoorthy , IFS (Retd), Director ,Karunya Education and Research Trust  concluded the conference and gave valedictory address . Felicitation was given by Pro Vice Chancellor Dr.Ridling Maragaret Waller and Water Institute Director ,Dr.E.J. James.Dr.P.Jagathambal welcomed the gathering. Mr.Henry Waller ,the chief operating officer of SEESHA gave special address.  The State govt steps in forging particpation of women in wash was highlighted by  Mr.P.Selvarajan, The additional Director for Rural Development (ADRD), women development corporation.  The role of women and community perspective was highlighed by Senior Justice Dr.I.Jeyanthi. The psycho Social  distress faced by women was elaborated by Dr.A.Thirumoorthy from NIMHANS.

There was also a panel discussion  moderated by Mr.Henry Waller, COO , SEESHA and  several speakers Dr.K.N.Vijayanthi from UNICEF,Mr.RUFUS from Ministry of  Skill development and Entrepreneurship, Dr.Daisy Dharmaraj , Mr.Raji  from SEESHA, Mr.Avnish Rana from Ministry of Employment , Ms.Amirtha Mathi from Gramalaya and Dr.Manoj from KITS . participated and discussed the Role of govt and NGOs and how they can arrive at a revenue model also highlighted.

The delegates from various states such as representatives of the local self government , self Help group, Researchers , students, scientist , Govt officials etc participated in the conference

Mr. S.Tamil Maran ,Head, Centre for Social Outreach and  the Convenor  of the conference proposed vote of thanks.

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DLF Foundation hosts Annual Professional Scholars Conclave 2018

New Delhi: DLF Foundation hosted the Annual Professional Scholar’s Conclave 2018 under the aegis of Talent Nurturing Programme in Delhi. It was a social initiative aim to benefit children from underprivileged backgrounds and also to provide an essential platform for the scholar children to network and build their skill. A two days workshop focused on imparting soft skills training, awareness building for accessing job markets and enhancing general awareness.

Dr. Vinay Sahani, CEO, DLF Foundation welcomed the chief guest Hon’ble Shri Vijay Goel, Minister of State of Parliamentary affairs and statistics programme implementation in his address, “In order to provide quality education to the children of economically weaker section of the society, DLF Foundation has undertaken several education initiatives which have helped in fulfilling dreams of over 12 thousand students every year. Through Nurturing Talent Program in Professional Category, the Foundation has supported 253 Scholars for professional studies in Engineering, Medical, Information Technology (IT), Sports and Business Management Studies (MBA) till date.”

The first day of the workshop focused on the importance and intricacies of communication. The students were educated on the barriers which hinder effective communication. Through this, they were taught practical tips to stay motivated, so that they could become more aware of themselves and seek to build all the resources of success within their own capabilities. At the same time, with the aid of Neuro-Linguistic programming, it was stressed upon the scholars that they should set realistic and smart goals for themselves, which are in sync with their skills and social environment. 

The second day of the workshop was oriented more towards design training, which is used to instil better problem solving thought processes by utilising logic, imagination, intuition and systemic reasoning. A dedicated session was conducted to focus on exploring career possibilities for the students present.

Rahul Dagar, one of the awardees said, “I am thankful to DLF Foundation for their consistent support, I will encourage more students to participate in next year’s DLF conclave, which will help others like me.

The workshop culminated with the scholarship award ceremony.


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Cultural Performance at ‘Junoon’ enthralls audience at DLF Promenade

-Students of Mahabodhi International Meditation Centre participate in the initiative

-Junoon is the art and culture initiative of DLF Foundation

New Delhi: The evening at DLF Promenade, Vasant Kunj, came alive with scintillating performances by students of Mahabodhi International Meditation Centre(MIMC). The musical evening kickstarted with the screening of a  short film on Venerable Bhikku Sanghasena followed by Ladhaki Cultural Dance and a presentation of DLF Foundation. Among the dignitaries present on the occasion was Mr. AK Jain, Executive Director (Projects) MIMC.

The audience sat glued to their seats as they witnessed mesmerizing Ladakhi dance. Dancers left the audience spellbound by their elegant and graceful moves. 

On the occasion, Col Prakash Tewari, Executive Director, DLF Foundation said: “It is an honour to host the students of Mahabodhi International Meditation Centre. It is heartening to see that their performance received an overwhelming response from the crowd. Their performance was truly reinvigorating.”

“I appreciate this noble initiative of DLF Foundation. Not only it provides a platform to budding artists to showcase their talent, it thoroughly entertains the audience too,” said Seema Sharma, a visitor.

The Mahabodhi International Meditation Centre is a humanitarian, charitable, not-for-profit NGO. MIMC is one of the largest NGO’s in the Himalayan region and has been working in the remote and inaccessible rural areas of Ladakh to improve the lives of the impoverished, underprivileged, and marginalized people of society.

The students of Mahabodhi School are taught Ladakhi Traditional and folk dances in the school itself, as a vital part of its curriculum. They have performed at various national and International events held in the school campus and elsewhere in the country.  They also travel to different schools in India for educational and cultural exchange programmes and mesmerize the audiences with their performances, which are rooted in culture and spirituality. They also undertake several humanitarian activities like providing free and subsidized medical care, sustainable development projects, cultural emancipation projects to protect and promote the heritage of Ladakh and the like.

Junoon is the weekly art and cultural initiative of DLF Foundation. The objective of the initiative is to provide a platform to residents of Delhi-NCR to showcase their talents.  It has earlier explored collaboration with renowned music and dance academies such as Star Dance Company, Bridge Music Academy, the Metropolitan School of Music, Central Contemporary Ballet. So far , it had participation from individual music artists, MAC Foundation, Surela Sangeet Sansthan, Swaranjali Music and Dance Academy and Global Cultural Foundation. The event also witnessed the preliminary round ‘Hitch Hike’ of IIT Kharagpur’s annual festival ‘Springfest’.


March planned against bride trafficking and gender inequality ’18

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Delhi-based Empower People, NGO has planned to organise an 8000 km 'March against bride trafficking and gender inequality- 2018', for which the NGO has joined NewsMantra, an online protal as media partner to spread awareness about the march. 

Route of the March will follow the route used by Traffickers for trafficking girls not only from Indian states but also from Myanmar, Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh which covers more than 60% of Trafficking happening in India, the route covers Indian States of Assam, West Bengal, Jharkhand, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan Haryana, Delhi, Punjab and Himachal Pradesh. 

"We are glad to have NewsMantra as our media partner. Our aim on the planned route  to set up a support mechanism as this route is responsible for more than 60% of trafficking happening in India," said Shafiq, Founder Empower People. 

More than 10 thousand people are expected to participate in the March. The march of activists will start from Diphu of Karbi Anlong District of Assam and would culminate in Shimla. The marchers will organize public meetings in bazaar-haats and seminars with School and College going students in the institution premises. The March will cover at least 8000 odd kilometers in 10 states, more than 1000 high schools, more than 100 colleges and other institutions and last but not the least 2000 bazaar and hats.