Lack of right talent is an ‘artificial shortage’: Mahindra & Mahindra’s Rajeshwar Tripathi at UPES Automotive HR Roundtable

Pune, May 22, 2017: Senior HR leaders and professionals from Indian automobile industry met at the Automotive HR Round Table organized by University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) in Pune to deliberate on Talent Strategies for the Automotive Sector, Digitization in HR and Impact of Automation on Jobs.
 
Delivering keynote address on the theme ‘Talent Strategies in the Automotive Sector’, Rajeshwar Tripathi, Chief People Officer, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. said, “Lack of right talent is an artificial shortage because as organizations and as a nation we have not been able to reap demographic dividend. We are not doing enough to develop our young employees. Therefore, instead of talking about job security, organizations and employees should talk about continuous development to stay relevant, which is the key to job security”.

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Technology is reshaping the future of Legal profession ’: UPES 2nd Law Roundtable

New Delhi, August 1, 2017: To deliberate on key drivers of change in the future landscape of legal services and new roles of legal professionals, senior legal experts from the law fraternity met at the second edition of UPES Law Roundtable in Delhi.
 
Delivering keynote address Mr. Utpal Ghosh, CEO and President of UPES emphasised on the need for developing specialized skills, intensive course curriculum for training legal aspirants to succeed in a landscape constantly getting reshaped by legal tech.

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Design professions least probable to get affected by automation’: UPES Design Conclave

New Delhi, June 02, 2017: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s call for Design in India was appreciated by veterans of the Design sector at the Design Conclave organized by University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) in New Delhi. The government’s National Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Policy was also given a thumbs-up as it enables designers to protect their original designs, spurring creativity and stimulating innovation. Setting an optimistic tone for discussions around ‘Design in India- Getting Ready for the Future’, Dr. Darlie O. Koshy, Director General & CEO, Institute of Apparel Management, & ATDC said, “Creative and design professions are the least probable ones to get affected by automation”.
 
In his keynote address, Anil Saini, Director (Design), General Motors Technical Center India, emphasized on the need for developing specialized skills like transportation design in design departments. According to India Design Report, “From modest beginning Indian Design Industry is on a maturity curve now. At this juncture it needs a strategic and long term direction to fortify the gains already made.

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