Utkrishta 2019, the Management Conclave of Institute of Management, Nirma University, was organized by five prominent clubs of IMNU namely: Niche – the Marketing Club, Imprintz – the HR Club, Clique- the IT Club, Optimus – the Operations Club and Finesse – the Finance Club of IMNU. The Conclave commenced at 9:30 AM on 30th August 2019 with the theme, “Managing Organisations in the Era of Transformations”.
The inaugural address was delivered by the Chief Guest Mr. Pankaj Tibak, State Head- Gujarat State, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI). “People who don’t change become obsolete” with this he really surmised the theme of the conclave.
The theme for the first Plenary Session was “Sustainable Development Goals” and the first address of the session was delcovered by Mr. Avinash C. Chaturvedi, Ex. Director, NTPC(retd).
Following the first address, the second talk was given by Captain Anil Kishore Singh, Chief Executive Officer- Inland Waterways, Adani Logistics Limited. Commencing the next talk of the session, Mr. Satyashankar Mahaparta, Senior Vice President- Risk and Analytics, Barclays Investment Bank, The final address of the session was delivered by Mr. Abhay Saxena, Associate Vice President- HR &TQM, Hero Corporate Services
The second Plenary Session was on the topic “Business Beyond Boundaries” The first address was by Mr. Pankaj Kumar, Vice President- Commercial, Gujarat heavy chemical limited (GHCL). The second address was given by Mr. Pavan Singh, Marketing head-core dairy products, Deputy General Manager (Marketing), GCMMF Limited (Amul). The third address was delivered by Mr. Paresh Gupta, Founder and CEO, Global centre for entrepreneurship & Commerce (GCEC), Brand ambassador Rajasthan Government Youth and sports activities, Brand ambassador Rajasthan tax practitioner Association. The fourth address was given by Mr. Amit Chabbra, Senior General manager- OEM Business Development, Shell India Lubricants.
The inaugural address of Day 2 of the Management Conclave was delivered by Mr. Nagdev Bindiganavale, Co-Founder- Centre for Transformational Leadership, TISSAA. Following the first address, the students geared up for the second session by Mr. Gaurav Perti, Co-Chief Executive Officer- 1 Pay. Commencing the next session, Mr. Varun Chugh, Master Black Belt & Innovation Leader, The fourth session was addressed by Ms. Ragini Rao, Head- HR Business Partner, Space Matrix.
The second Plenary Session was on the topic “Disruptive Technologies”. The first address of second session was by Mr. Nalin Bansal, Head Rupay- NCMC & NFS. The second address was given by Mr. Nitin Nair, General Manager- Connected Cars, Nissan Motor Corporation. The third address was delivered by Mr. Himanshu Periwal, Vice President- Growth, ixigo.com, followed by the fourth speaker Ms. Mehjabeen Taj Aalam, Head- Information Technology, MuthootHomefin (India) Ltd.. Day 2 was concluded by the valedictory session by discussing changing roles of HR skills into the era of transformations. The session chair, Prof Balakrishnan Unny, concluded the session by extending the vote of thanks to the dignitaries who had graced the event with their presence. He thanked the various organizing committees involved in Utkrishta 2019, thus bringing the two-day Management Conclave to the end.