On 31st August 2017, the Valedictory ceremony for Disha 2017- The annual HR conclave which was centered on the theme “Metamorphosis: Redesign. Recreate. Transform”, was held. The three-day event comprised of guest lectures, panel discussions, competitions, and interactions with experts from the HR domain. The event hosted 30 guests from 12 different sectors and witnessed the enthusiastic participation of 290 students. The flagship events of Disha 2017 were “Sophos” – the guest lecture series, comprising 11 guest lectures and “Onimia” – the panel discussion series on various industry trends related to HR.
The Valedictory ceremony was graced by Mr.Rajesh Sahay -Vice President Wipro Consumer Care Industries, Professor Raghunath Rudran and Colonel James, Area Chair for HR, TAPMI.
Professor Raghunath Rudran addressed the audience, congratulating the management and the student community on the successful conduct of the event. He remarked that organizations and the HR industry have to be reactive to the changing times, where technologies are creating uncertainties about the future of HR.
Mr. Rajesh Sahay applauded the students for the successful conduct of the event and advised them to make use of such platforms to broaden their understanding of the trends, opportunities, and expectations of the industry. Prof. Col James also addressed the gathering, exhorting the students to develop their critical thinking skills and connect theory to the ground realities of the industry
Disha 2017 also witnessed spirited competitions among the students with its events, We The People – the debating platform, Vrondi – The Mock Press event, Embauche – the Hiring Simulation and inQUIZitive, the quizzing event. Certificates were distributed to the winners and runners-up of the events. The event concluded with the Vote of Thanks proposed by Ms. Niharika Kaur – Convenor of Disha 2017.