Implement Direct Selling Guidelines for 10 mn entrepreneurs by 2020: ASSOCHAM to Govt

The apex industry body ASSOCHAM has appealed to the government to advise all states for speedy implementation of Model Direct Selling Guidelines issued by the consumer affairs ministry in Sept 2016.

Most often mistaken as pyramid and money circulation schemes, the direct selling industry is all set to generate 10 million entrepreneurs by the year 2020, it stated in a communication the union consumer affairs minister Ram Vilas Paswan.  

First Bud Organics

First Bud Organics, chosen for Amazon Launchpad in India

First Bud Organics, a budding start-up focused on promoting healthy lifestyle in people has been chosen to be part of Amazon’s Launchpad platform. Based out of Dehradun, First Bud Organics has been growing in popularity since its launch and has managed to garner repute for offering genuine quality products. The company, which is still in its nascent stage, has made quite a stir with the natural, chemical-free organic products.

India International CSR Conclave 2018

India International CSR Conclave 2018

The 2nd India International CSR Conclave and Awards 2018 was held on 12th May 2018 at the PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry, PHD House, Siri Institutional Area, August Kranti Marg, New Delhi.

The event was jointly organized by MediaBytes, Presented by Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences, Deemed to be University and Managed by Brand India.

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.