Industry-Interaction Cell of AGBS Chandigarh invited Mr. Pranav Dwesar, Chief Manager-HR, Kotak Mahindra Bank for a session on Best Practices in HR
Established in 1985, the Kotak Mahindra group has been one of India''s most reputed financial conglomerates. In February 2003, Kotak Mahindra Finance Ltd, the group''s flagship company was given the license to carry on banking business by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). This approval brought in banking history since Kotak Mahindra Finance Ltd. is the first non-banking finance company in India to change itself in to a bank as Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd. Today, they are one of the fastest growing bank and among the most admired financial institutions in India.
Mr. Pranav highlighted paradigm shift in the role and functions of HR. He highlighted the importance of HR in business organizations and since each company achieves its objectives through human resource, its importance to the entire organization cannot be ignored. He further emphasized on the expectations of the company from HR, changing roles of HR managers from managing day to day administration to organizational development initiatives, employee competency mapping and employee engagement for better efficiency. He also shared with the students the dedication and capability required to become a successful HR manger. The session was very interactive with active participation from the students.