January 12 – 13, 2023
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Board’s Strategy in Making CSR Inclusive
Hon'ble Union Cabinet Minister for Heavy Industries, Govt. of India
Mahendra Nath Pandey is an Indian politician currently serving as Minister of Heavy Industries he previously served as Minister for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship of India and Member of Lok Sabha for Chandauli since 2014
Hon'ble Union Minister of State for Law and Justice Govt. of India
In 1998 and 1999, Baghel was a member of committees on subordinate legislation, human resource development and health and family welfare. In 1999 and 2000, he was a member of committees on food, civil supplies and public distribution and an estimates committee. Between 2000 and 2004, he worked in the Ministry of Home Affairs and on committees of public undertaking, external affairs and member attendance in the House.
AT THE GOLDEN PEACOCK AWARDS FELICITATION CEREMONY
Chairman, Institute of Directors
former Chief Justice of India former Chairman, National Human Rights Commission & National Commission for Constitution of India Reforms
President, Institute of Directors
Former Chairman, UPSC & Former Vice Chief of Indian Army Ex-Independent Director on Larsen & Toubro Board
Board’s Strategy in Making CSR Inclusive
Board Strategy & Effective CSR for Global Economic Growth
Discovering Opportunities for Investments, Innovations and Collaboration through CSR for attaining SDG targets
Aligning into the global trends of CSR: How are global businesses addressing social inclusion?
The Board and how CSR & ESG matter?
Embedding CSR into the Corporate Governance Structure, for Creating Shared Value
CSR Case Studies: Learning from the best
Effective HR Practices for Organizational Excellence
Innovation Management Case Studies: Learning from the best
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Dr. P. Anbalagan, IAS
Chairman & Managing Director
Maharashtra State Power Generation Company Ltd. (MAHAGENCO)
Dr. P. Anbalagan took over as the Chairman & Managing Director, Maharashtra State Power Generation Company Limited on 30th September, 2022. He is an officer of the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) of the Maharashtra Cadre 2001 Batch. He is Bachelor of Veterinary Science (BVSc) from Madras Veterinary College, Chennai, Master in Dairying from National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal, Haryana. He is also pursuing M.Tech and Ph. D in Civil and Environmental Technology from Pune University, Maharashtra.In his illustrious career spanning over 21 years, he has held several important assignments in Government of Maharashtra, like Assistant Collector, Solapur & Karad, CEO Zilla Parishad, Nandurbar, Collector & District Magistrate, Ahmednagar, Joint CEO, Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation, Member Secretary of Maharashtra Pollution Control Board. Prior to current assignment, he was working as CEO, Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation.
Managing Director & Group CEO, ICRA Limited
He has recently taken over as ICRA Limited’s Managing Director and Group Chief Executive Officer. In his previous role, Krishnan was the President – Ratings and Chief Rating Officer at ICRA. In his new role, Krishnan will drive ICRA’s business strategy, augment organisational capabilities, strengthen the independence and objectivity of ICRA’s culture of analytical excellence and continue to uphold the company’s high standards of corporate governance. Over the course of his 33-year long journey in banking and finance in India and abroad, Krishnan has proved his leadership in successfully managing large teams, building businesses across geographies. Before joining ICRA, Krishnan was the Chief Risk Officer at RBL. Prior to that he was with HSBC, for 23 years, where he had held senior positions in wholesale banking, private banking, investment banking and risk management, in India and overseas. Krishnan is an Economics Graduate from Loyola College, Chennai. He is a Chartered Accountant from The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and a Cost & Works Accountant from the Institute of Cost & Works Accountants of India.
Shailesh V. Haribhakti FCA
Board Chairman & Independent Director on multiple Boards in India
He has worn many hats in the corporate world & raised standards of various organizations so high, that people consider him as a serial Innovator, Pioneer, Teacher, Speaker, Author, Analyst, Entrepreneur & Citizen of the World (Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam). He is not only a Chartered & Cost Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor, a Certified Financial Planner, Fraud Examiner, but also a Board Chairman, Audit Committee Chairperson, and an Independent Director at some of the country's most pre-eminent organizations. He has been conferred with the Global Competent Boards Designation (GCB.D) by Competent Boards Inc.. He has been awarded “Vivekananda Sustainability Award – 2022” by Vivekananda Youth Connect Foundation. Presented with honorary PhD “Doctor of Letters” by ITM University Mr. Haribhakti actively promotes shared value creation and a green environment through his own enterprise, and his leadership roles as Chairman of the CSR / ESG / Sustainability committees of some of the Boards that he serves on. He has successfully established the concept of “Innovate to Zero” and technology enabling CSR / ESG / SUSTIANABILTIY which is in alignment with the idea of making the impact of every intervention focused, widespread, co-operative and far-reaching.
Managing Director & Co-Founder, Rossari Biotech Limited
He is a first generation techno-entrepreneur. A businessman by choice; driven by a single-minded focus to succeed, he belongs to an elite league of business leaders who has achieved what many others would just be left dreaming about. An aggressive marketer; his ability to get work done lies in his soft skills – a down to earth approach to managing business and a flair to instantly forge a bond with his business partners and associates. He has over three decades experience. With a LTC from the prestigious VJTI in Mumbai, he started his career as a printing technologist at Century Mills in 1984. He went on the set-up Rossari Biotech in 1997 along with a friend Edward Menezes as partner. Rossari Biotech is today one of the top manufacturer of specialty chemicals for home and personal care, agro , textile and animal health and nutrition . Driven by the courage of his conviction, a single-minded vision and an aptitude to take calculated risks, He continues to deliver success to his investors, business partners and employees
ED & Chief Executive Officer, Equitas Holdings Limited
Mr. John Alex, after graduating in Agriculture & Rural development, started his career as a Group II Gazetted Officer in Tamil Nadu State Government and served as Extension Officer (Agri) & Block Development Officer in the State Government from 1979 to 1983. Following which, he joined Indian Overseas Bank, a Public Sector Bank as a Probationary Officer and served as Agricultural Field Officer, Branch Manager, Regional Assistant Chief Officer, Senior Manager & Chief Manager in various Branches in Tamil Nadu & Andhra Pradesh from 1983 to 2008. He then joined the Management Team of Equitas in 2008 and conceptualized and set up the team for Social Initiatives with a clear focus to address a larger spectrum of requirements of small clients in the field of Health, Education, Skill Development, Food Security, and Placement for unemployed Youth, Inclusive model for persons with disability & Trans genders. Mr. Alex has visited over 25 countries to speak about Equitas model at the prestigious UNO Vienna & John Hopkins University. Equitas won the first national CSR award from Ministry of corporate affairs
Managing Director & CEO, CARE Ratings Limited
He has been Associated with CARE Ratings since 2000, he took over as Managing Director & CEO of the company on July 29, 2022, after serving as an Executive Director since 2017. Over the years, Mr. Pandya has successfully incubated and nurtured the company’s business in India and abroad. He is a member of the Board of Directors for all subsidiaries of CARE Ratings while also serving on the Board of the Association of Credit Rating Agencies in Asia (ACRAA). A technocrat with a management background, Mr. Pandya is the Chairman of the Special Projects and Publications Committee and Co-Chairman of the Training and Programs Committee of ACRAA. He is a CFA charter holder from CFA Institute, USA. Over the years, he has attended various leadership programmes at IIMA and the High Potentials Leadership Programme at Harvard Business School as well. Prior to joining CARE Ratings, he worked with a state-level financial institution in Gujarat for about four years and was instrumental in setting up an in-house credit rating cell for the screening of lending proposals. He has worked as a Consultant for the Asian Development Bank and conducted various training programmes on credit risk analysis in India and abroad.
Chairman & MD, Ravin Group of Companies, India
Mr. Vijay Karia is the Chairman and MD of Ravin Group of Companies. Ravin group is a leading player in the Indian power and energy. He has been Chairman of Cable Division of IEEMA. As Chairman and Managing Director of Ravin Group, he has been instrumental in leading the electrical cable segment in many ways by launching new and improved products from time to time, and has been a pioneer and largest exporter of cables from India. His is the first Indian cable manufacturing company to set up its manufacturing facility overseas in UAE. He was recently awarded as India's Most Inspiring Entrepreneur by the Economic Times, and is considered as one among the top 50 Entrepreneurs by ET today.
Nasser M. Munjee
Chairman, Tata Motors Finance Ltd.
Board Chairman & Independent Director on multiple Boards in India
He began his career in 1977 as one of the first employees of HDFC, India’s first housing finance company, where for over two decades, he rose to be an Executive Director on its board with wide responsibilities. Then in 1997, upon the request of the Finance Minister of India to set up an infrastructure finance company, Mr. Munjee was instrumental in establishing Infrastructure Development Finance Company Limited (“IDFC”). He is presently a director on the boards of other public companies in India, viz. Cummins India Limited, The Indian Hotels Company Limited and Chairman of Tata Motor Finance Limited, Tata Motor Finance Solutions Limited and TMF Holdings Limited. He is also the Chairman of other Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) institutions in India. He has served as the President of the Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry and on several government task forces on housing and urban development. He has a Masters degree from the London School of Economics, UK and was earlier educated at the Leys School in Cambridge.
Chairman, Mahindra Holidays & Resorts (I) Ltd.
He joined the Mahindra Group in 1973 and held several important positions within the Group over the 40 years he was with the company. He was inducted to the Board of Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (M&M) in August 1992 and resigned as Executive Director in March 2010 to focus on the social sector and create a favourable ecosystem for senior citizens. He was a non-executive director from April 2010 till August 2014. He is currently the Chairman of Mahindra Holidays & Resorts (I) Ltd. He is also the Chairman of Holiday Club Resorts Oy, Finland. Mr. Nanda is passionate about skilling of youth, particularly young girls from backward areas of the country. He was Chairman of CII National Committee on Skill Development & Livelihood from April 2017 to March 2021 and was on the Board of National Skill Development Corporation for several years. Mr. Nanda was honoured with an award of “Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur” (Knight of the National Order of the Legion of Honour) by the President of the French Republic, Mr. Nicolas Sarkozy in 2008.
Om Prakash Bhatt
Chairman, GreenKo Group
Independent Director TCS | TATA Motors Limited | TATA Steel Limited | Hindustan Unilever Limited, et al. & Former Chairman, State Bank of India
Mr. O. P. Bhatt Independent Director on the boards of a variety of multinationals, including Hindustan Unilever Limited, Tata Steel Limited, Tata Motors Limited and the non-executive Chairman of Greenko Energy Holdings, Mauritius, a leading Renewable Energy company and Aadhar Housing Finance Limited, which is one of the largest affordable housing finance companies in India. He retired as the Chairman of State Bank Group, which includes State Bank of India (SBI), India’s largest commercial bank; five associate banks in India; five overseas banks; SBI Life, the country’s largest private life insurer; SBI Capital Markets, India’s leading investment bank; SBI Fund Management; and other subsidiaries spanning diverse activities, from general insurance to custodial services. Under his leadership, SBI rose on the global list rankings of Fortune 500. He was also Chairman of Indian Banks’ Association, the apex body of Indian banks and has served as India’s economic diplomacy as government’s nominee on the India-US CEO Forum, Indo-French CEO Forum and Indo-Russia CEO Forum, forging links with a cross section of the world’s business leaders. Mr. Bhatt is a seasoned and thoughtful leader. He was nominated Banker of the Year by Business Standard and Indian of the Year for Business in 2007 by CNN-IBN.
Group CEO, PDS Limited
Mr. Sanjay Jain is a dynamic professional with rich experience in the Retail and Media & Entertainment industries. For close to three decades, he has been instrumental in leading transformation across various industry-leading conglomerates. In his capacity as a Group Chief Executive Officer at PDS since January 2021, Sanjay Jain has been instrumental to the company’s growth trajectory. The company operates a vast global network covering over 50 offices, across 22 countries, over 3300 employees, and over 5800 factory staff and associates worldwide. Before joining the PDS, Sanjay Jain associated with the Future Group (Revenues of USD 4.7bn) as the CEO of Future Retail Limited (Revenues of USD 2.7bn), and the Group CFO of Future Group. Sanjay was earlier associated with the Zee Group and the Avantha Group, holding leadership positions in domestic and international markets. Over his career, Sanjay has raised over $4 billion from some of the world’s marquee strategic, private equity and financial investors. In his previous roles, he has been instrumental in the acquisition of companies in India, Belgium, Canada, the US, Ireland, France, and Indonesia. Sanjay has been honoured as a ‘Best CEO’ and 'Best CFO' by esteemed organisations.
Dr. Sanjay Mukherjee, IAS
Vice Chairman and Managing Director
City & Industrial Development Corporation Of Maharasthra Ltd. (CIDCO)
Dr Sanjay Mukherjee is 1996 batch IAS officer of Maharashtra, cadre, hails from Nagpur. He secured his Bachelor’s degree in Surgery, MBBS, from Nagpur’s Government Medical College besides a short-term course on Public Finance from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, Chartered Financial Analyst of India and Degree of Public Administration and Finance from Toronto University. Dr Mukherjee earlier worked as Additional Commissioner (Projects), Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation commissioner at Maharashtra State Excise Department, Joint Managing Director at Maharashtra Airport Development Company, Commissioner at Jalgaon Municipal Corporation and Additional Commissioner at Nagpur Municipal Corporation. Sanjay Kumar, 1984-Batch IAS officer has earlier served as Chief Secretary to the Government of Maharashtra. He completed his tenure as the CS on the date of his superannuation in February 2021.
Ranjan Kumar Mohapatra
Director - HR
Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.
Mr. Ranjan Kumar Mohapatra, a Mechanical Engineering Graduate and Post-Graduate Diploma in Management joined Indian Oil in 1987 and has since worked on varied assignments, including Terminal Operations, Supply Chain Management and Logistics, Indian Oil’s overseas establishment among others. Currently, in the Board of Indian Oil Corporation as Director (Human Resources), he is leading the organization with a human touch and aligning various HR initiatives with Strategic Corporate Vision. He is also Chairman of Lanka IOC, Indian Oil’s subsidiary in Sri Lanka, which is into retailing, terminalling and bunkering operations in the island nation. As Managing Director of Indian Oil (Mauritius) Ltd, the Company’s overseas subsidiary, during 2012-2015, Mr. Mohapatra led a team of young professionals, registering sizeable growth in market share and profitability. He was also the first Chairman of Mer Rouge Oil Storage Terminal, a joint venture formed by four MNCs to set up modern oil storage facilities in Mauritius. Mr Ranjan has pioneered many HR policies in sports promotion, CSR, Skill-development, e-learning, ‘HR Facilitator’ etc. A firm believer in the power of possibilities and strengths of HR, he has always strived for the betterment of stakeholders.
Executive Director - Centre for Innovation in Sustainable Development S.P. Jain Institute of Management & Research (SPJIMR)
Mr. Prabhat Pani has over 37 years of rich experience as a leader. He has successfully led businesses in the Hospitality, Telecom and FMCG industries. His last assignment was with TATA Trust, Mumbai as Head- Partnerships & Technology. Prior to this role, Mr. Prabhat was Executive Director in TajSATS Air Catering which is a JV between the Taj Group and SATS Ltd., Singapore, and he was also the CEO of Roots Corporation Limited, known for Ginger Hotels. Starting his career in the TATA Group, he has wide experience across India in handling portfolios of Sales, Marketing, Operations and General Management in large companies engaged in the FMCG, Telecom and Hospitality spaces. He holds a degree in Engineering from BITS, Pilani, and Post-Graduate Diploma in Management from IIM, Ahmedabad. He is also a member of the of Governors of IIM, Sambalpur.
Dr. Sara Varughese
Managing Trustee, CBM India Trust
Dr. Sara Varughese serves as Regional Director- CBM South Asia (India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka) & Managing Trustee - CBM India Trust. Previously, she has held charge of the National Vision 2020 forum -The Right to Sight, India as President. She has also served Medial Advisor for CBM South Asia Regional Office- North dealing with cross disability programs, and served the World Health Organisation (WHO). Dr Varughese graduated from CMC Vellore, India and is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh. With a Master’s in Public EYE Health from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), Dr Varughese has experience of health systems in developed countries (UK), middle income (South Africa) and developing countries (India, Nepal, Bangladesh).
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL)
Mr. Giridhar Sanjeevi, joined The Indian Hotels Company Limited from Merck & Co, the American Pharma company, where he was the CFO for South Asia. Giri started his career in ITC Ltd, where he did a variety of roles across businesses in India and the Middle East. Subsequently, Giri was with IL&FS as an Investment Banker and head of M&A. Giri spent several years with Diageo plc – he was their Global Business Development Director at London, covering M&A and Strategy. At Wockhardt, where he was a Global CFO. Giri has also built experience in Retail through stints in Shoppers Stop and Aditya Birla Group, where he was the CFO. He has won several awards including Most Influential CFOs of India award from CIMA in 2015 & 2016; CFO for the Year for Excellence in Finance in Managing a Turnaround given out by IMA (2013). He is associated with some NGOs and has been on the advisory board of Unltd India, Beyond Sight Foundation.
Dr. Ajay Bhushan Prasad Pandey IAS (retd.)
Chairman, National Financial Reporting Authority
former Finance Secretary, Govt. of India
Dr. Ajay Bhushan Prasad Pandey IAS (retd.) is a 1984 batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer belonging to the Maharashtra cadre. He is former Finance Secretary of India. He is also former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), the nodal agency of Government of India responsible for implementing Aadhaar. He also worked as the chairman of Goods and Services Tax Network from September 2017 to March 2021. Pandey has served as Principal Secretary (Information Technology), the managing director of Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Corporation, secretary to the Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Deputy Commissioner (Sales Tax) and as the district magistrate and collector of a district in the Maharashtra government and as a deputy secretary in the Ministry of Labour and Employment in the Indian government.
Umesh Govind Revankar
Executive Vice Chairman
Shriram Finance Ltd.
Mr. Umesh Govind Revankar holds a bachelor’s degree in business management from Mangalore University and a master of business administration (MBA) in finance. He attended the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School. Mr. Revankar started his career with the Shriram group as an executive trainee in 1987. He has been associated with the Shriram group for the last 35 years and has extensive experience in the financial services industry. During his stint with the Shriram Group, he has shouldered various responsibilities and worked in several key roles of business operations.
Ajay Pratap Singh
Company Secretary and Compliance Officer
Sona BLW Precision Forging Ltd
Mr. Ajay Singh is General Counsel, Company Secretary and Compliance Officer of Sona Comstar, a Global MNC in automotive Components. He is a qualified Company Secretary and law graduate from University of Delhi. Mr Singh has experience of 22 years in Corporate Governance, M&A, ESG, Legal, Contracts, Litigation and Compliance having worked with HCC Ltd, Lafarge India, Hero Motors etc.
Vaishali Nigam Sinha
Founder & Chair, ReNew Foundation & CSO, ReNew Power
Ms. Vaishali Nigam Sinha is the Chief Sustainability Officer at ReNew Power, one of India’s largest renewable energy IPPs (Independent Power Producer). Under the ambit of ReNew India Initiative (RII), Vaishali drives the company’s corporate social responsibility) and sustainability initiatives and is also Founding Chair, ReNew Foundation. A strong advocate of equal participation of women in economic activities, Vaishali is also passionate about issues such as climate change, sustainable development and promoting women entrepreneurs and leaders. She is a President’s invitee to Columbia World Projects – a high-level forum at Columbia University created to tackle major global challenges. She is Chair, CII’s Indian Women Network and Woman Empowerment Committee and a member of the Governing Council of the Vedica Scholars Programme for Women. In October 2020, Vaishali was named among India’s 100 most important PR & Corporate Communication professionals and listed among Asia’s Most Influential Women in Renewable Energy by Solar Quarter magazine.
Indian Playback Singer
He is an Indian playback singer whose songs are mostly featured in Hindi and Kannada films. He has also sung in Marathi, Bengali and other official languages of India. Kunal began his career by singing jingles. He came to limelight in Hindi cinema from the film Murder in 2004. It was his first biggest hit. The song earned him Zee Cine Award as Best Playback Singer in 2005. Thereafter he sang in many movies, such as Saathiya, Paisa Vasool, Khakee, Rudraksh, Dhoom and Meenaxi. He has sung nearly 450 Kannada Songs thus far. In February 2018, he recorded India's first jazzy ghazal Dhatt, for the Indian recording label Indian Talkie.
CFO and Head Corporate Affairs
National Stock Exchange of India Limited (NSE)
Mr. Yatrik Vin is a seasoned finance professional with over 3 decades of extensive experience in corporate strategy, M&A, treasury, and risk management. He is the Group Chief Financial Officer & Head of Corporate Affairs at NSE. He has played a pivotal role in transforming NSE into one of the world's most successful exchanges. He has over 32 years of experience in Corporate Strategy & Finance, M&A, Treasury, Risk Management, Taxation, Auditing & Assurance, and Performance Management. He has also been a visiting Faculty of Finance and Management Accounting at leading academic institutions. He is a recipient of prestigious honors, including ‘Best CFO of the year 2014’ by ABP News BFSI Awards and ‘Most influential CFO of India’ by CIMA, UK. Yatrik is an alumnus of the Kellogg School of Business, USA, and a Fellow Member of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India.
Director, IMeG, Faculty of Communication Culture and Society at USI Università della Svizzera italiana
Professor Matthew Hibberd is Director of the Institute of Media and Journalism (IMeG) and Full Professor at the Università Svizzera Italiana (USI), Lugano, Switzerland. He is also Director of the Masters in Media Management in Lugano. He is an Adjunct Professor at the LUISS University, Rome, and also held the same position at the Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome (2005-2013). He was Honorary Professor at the University of Leicester, De Montfort, 2017-2019. From 2011 to 2016 he was Head of the Communications, Media and Culture and Professor of Communications, University of Stirling, Scotland, UK. Matthew Hibberd is a Fellow of the UK College of Teachers (FCollT) and the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA) and is currently Visiting Professor at Kasetsart University, Bangkok.
Rita Prem Hemrajani
National Handloom Development Corporation
Ms. Rita Prem Hemrajani is an officer of the Indian Railway Personnel Service (IRPS), 1990 Batch. She took over as the Managing Director of the National Handloom Development Corporation Ltd. in January 2022. She has been associated with the Indian Railways for more than three decades and held various key positions in Human Resources & Administration in different zones of Railways. She was the Human Resources Head for the second largest division in Indian Railways, leading approximately 35000 employees. She has a vast experience in field offices and policy programmes at the Railway Headquarters, and also in IT and labour intensive workshops. As Director (Administration) in the Films Division, she led and conducted two international film festivals & undertook infrastructure upgradation including setting up of the National Museum of Indian Cinema.
Dr. Ruth Kattumuri
Sr. Director Economic, Youth & Sustainable Development
Directorate Commonwealth of Nations
He is Sr. Director of the Economic, Youth and Sustainable Development Directorate at the Commonwealth Secretariat. As Senior Director, she provides vision, leadership, and guidance covering areas as diverse as economic policy of small states, debt management, climate change to social development including mainstreaming of gender and youth. Ruth has led the design and development of the Commonwealth universal vulnerability index (UVI) in 2021, which for the first time assesses an understanding vulnerable or resilient developing countries in the context of economic, environmental and socio-political shocks. The Commonwealth UVI clearly highlights the challenges of climate vulnerabilities for our Small Island Developing States. She also spearheaded the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between the Commonwealth Secretariat and the World Health Organization (WHO), committing the two organizations to strengthen collaboration to address public health issues of concern to Commonwealth member states. Ruth has a PhD from the LSE and is a Cambridge Commonwealth Fellow. She has taught, trained, mentored, advised, guided, and nurtured thousands of young people to equip and enhance their talents and capabilities and career development toward attaining their full potential. She has been awarded the Mahatma Gandhi Pravasi Samman Award for her contributions.
Ms. Sireesha Chandana
Vice President Learning & Development & Sustainability
The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL)
Ms Sireesha Chandana, in her current role of Talent Development also leads the Sustainability and CSR function for the Indian Hotels Company Limited. She has over 20+ years of experience and has been associated with the IHCL for the last two decades with extensive experience in Human resources. She has completed her certification in Business Management from XLRI Jamshedpur and additional certifications in the space of Climate change and Sustainability Strategy formulation. She is a certified assessor for Psychometric tools as Hogan & Occupational Personality Questionnaire. In her current role amongst other areas, she is actively involved in Assessment & Development centers, Leadership Development, Content creation and Learning & Development process design. She is responsible for collaborations with external partners and designing and co creating programs to address various environmental concerns including energy use, water conservation, reduction of pollution and waste and focusing on preserving the bio diversity. She also oversees and implements corporate social responsibility initiatives and manages the operations of the Taj Public Service Welfare Trust. She is an avid traveler, drawing insights from different cultures and cuisines and an involved sports enthusiast.
Ms. Manisha Verma, IAS
Skill Development, Employment & Entrepreneurship, Govt. of Maharashtra
Ms. Manisha Verma, an officer of the Indian Administrative Services (Batch 1993), she currently serves as Principal Secretary- Skill Development, Employment & Entrepreneurship, Govt. of Maharashtra. Previously, she has held several important positions with the Govt. of Maharashtra including Principal Secretary, Tribal Development, Secretary –Finance (Accounts & Treasuries), State Director- Higher Education Mission (RUSA), Chief Executive Officer, Zilla Parishad Thane etc. With the Central Government she was Director, Rajiv Gandhi Drinking Water Mission & Director- International Cooperation & UNESCO in Department of Higher Education, and Joint Secretary, National Advisory Council (NAC), Prime Minister’s Office. She has made significant contributions in drafting and strengthening of progressive laws for Food Security, Education, Forests and Information. She has conceptualized and implemented projects with UNIEF, UNFPA, ILO, IFAD and World Bank.
Justice M. N. Venkatachaliah
Chairman, Institute of Directors
former Chief Justice of India
former Chairman, National Human Rights Commission
& National Commission for Constitution of India Reforms
Justice M. N. Venkatachaliah, National Chairman of Executive Council of Institute of Directors, was a former Chief Justice of India. He was Chairman of the Human Rights Commission. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Science and in Law from the University of Mysore. He commenced general practice of law in the year 1951, and was appointed Permanent Judge of the High Court of Karnataka w.e.f. 6.11.1975 and Judge of the Supreme Court of India w.e.f. 5.10.1987. Subsequently, he was appointed Chief Justice of India w.e.f. 12.2.1993 and retired on 24.10.1994. He was 25th Chief Justice of India .Even after his retirement; he has continued to work on anti-corruption and human rights issues, including support for the launch of the Initiatives of Change Centre for Governance.
Lt. Gen. Surinder Nath, PVSM, AVSM (Retd)
President, Institute of Directors
Former Chairman, UPSC & Former Vice Chief of Indian Army
Ex-Independent Director on Larsen & Toubro Board
Lt. Gen. Surinder Nath, PVSM, AVSM (Retd), Ex-Chairman, Union Public Service Commission, New Delhi, Ex-Vice Chief of Army Staff, Army Headquarters, Ex-Independent Director on the Board of Larsen and Toubro; Fellow of the Institute of Directors, New Delhi; Member of the Advisory Council, VGSOM, IIT, Kharagpur; M.Sc. in Defence Studies from Madras University; M.A. in International Relations from Allahabad University. Born on 26th June 1937, Joined National Defence Academy in 1953 and commissioned into Regiment of Artillery from Indian Military Academy in June 1957; Attended various professional courses including Survey and Target Acquisition Course, Fort Sill, Oklahoma, USA; Defence Services Staff College Course at Wellington, Nilgirs; Command and General Staff Course, Tehran, Iran; National Defence College, New Delhi.
State Bank of India is the largest commercial bank in terms of assets, deposits, branches, customers, and employees. It is also the largest mortgage lender in the country which has so far fulfilled the home buying dreams of over 30 lakh Indian families. The home loan portfolio of the bank has crossed Rs. 6.00 lakh crore. As on September 30, 2022, the bank has a deposit base of over Rs. 41.90 lakh crore with CASA ratio of 44.63% and advances of more than Rs. 30 lakh crore. SBI commands a market share of 32.9% and 19.2% in home loans and auto loans respectively. SBI has the largest network of 22,309 branches and 65,796 ATMs / ADWMs in India with 66,757 BC outlets. The number of customers using internet banking and mobile banking stand at 107 million and 54 million respectively. With SBI’s digital strategy right on track – the bank witnessed 63% of new savings accounts opened through the integrated digital and lifestyle platform YONO in FY23. SBI observed 23,200 new digital savings bank accounts being opened per day via YONO in the quarter ended September 2022. YONO, which has 5.44 crore registered users, witnessed 72.75 lakh customer visiting YONO Shop & Order in Q2 FY23. In terms of digital lending, the bank disbursed pre-approved personal loans worth Rs. 4,116 crore through YONO in the same period.
Shriram Finance Limited – The Common Man’s Partner in Prosperity Transforming Millions of Lives Over 4 decades. Shriram Finance is India’s Largest Retail Non-Banking Finance Company (NBFC). A 43-year-old company and part of the Shriram Group. Focused on providing finance to rural and semi-urban customers. The company is a market leader in pre-owned truck finance with a strong presence in the transportation lending industry. The Company is the largest two-wheeler financier, a leading financier to micro and small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), provides gold loans, personal loans and affordable home loans and also has a large fixed deposit franchise Pan-India. The Company has over 6.7 million customers and has an Asset Under Management (AUM) of over INR 1.71 Trillion. Shriram Finance has branches, rural centres and outlets in 3,600+ locations and an employee strength of over 57,000 across India as of 30 Sep 2022.
Shriram Housing Finance Ltd. (SHFL) is a subsidiary of the company, in which the company owns 85.02% stake. SHFL is amongst the fastest-growing, profitable Affordable Housing Finance Companies in India.
Facts and Figures (as on September 30, 2022) | Asset Under Management INR 1,71,000 Cr | Total income INR 14,660 Cr (1HFY23) | Profit After Tax INR 2775 Cr (1HFY23) | Customer Base Over 6.7 Million | Number of Offices: 3600+
CIDCO is an acronym of the City and Industrial Development Corporation of Maharashtra Limited (CIDCO). Completely owned by the State Government incorporated as a company on 17th march 1970 it is a public sector undertaking of the Government. CIDCO is notified by the State Government as the New Town Development Authority (NTDA). The Government later widened the scope of CIDCO’s activities delegating the responsibility as the Special Development Authority (SPA). Today CIDCO has earned a reputation as the premier town planning and development agency in the country.
The Indian Hotels Company Limited is an Indian hospitality company that manages a portfolio of hotels, resorts, jungle safaris, palaces, spas and in-flight catering services. The company is part of India's Tata Group. The chief executive officer of the company is Puneet Chhatwal.
KPMG in India is one of the leading providers of risk, financial and business advisory, tax and regulatory services, internal audit, and corporate... The LeadershipTeam is the principal governing body of KPMG's operations in India. The LeadershipTeam is the principal governing body of KPMG's operations in India.
Bajaj Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the Bajaj Group of companies. The Foundation works toward transforming communities by implementing sustainable Water Recharge Structures, River Rejuvenation Projects, and Skill Development Programs for farmers to promote chemical-free Natural Farming, and create market linkages for farmers through Farmer Producer Organisations. Usage of Renewable Energy like Biogas and Solar Panels is another area of work done by the Bajaj Foundation. The Foundation believes in working towards the self-reliant and self-sustainability model for rural Indian communities.
At PwC, our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. We’re a network of firms in 152 countries with over 328,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, advisory and tax services.
CBM India Trust is a leading not-for-profit development organisation committed to improving the quality of life of persons with disabilities and other disadvantaged communities without discrimination in India. We have been working alongside persons with disabilities in over 25 states to remove cultural and environmental barriers to their full participation in health, education, and livelihood. We envision an inclusive, equitable society where all persons with disabilities can achieve their full potential. Our resources and expertise are directed towards minimising the conditions that lead to disability, promoting the voice and autonomy of persons with disabilities, and building inclusive and resilient communities with accessible healthcare and equitable economic and educational opportunities. We also ensure that disaster-affected populations have access to inclusive humanitarian assistance.
DAA Consulting Private Limited is headquartered in Mumbai with 5 other branches spread across the country. Started as a Chartered Accountants Firm in 2010, the Practice has been evolved over a period of time-evolving consulting services in various areas apart from core Chartered Accountants Services. This necessitated the need for a full-fledged consulting company which led to DAA Consulting Private Limited in 2017. The Company specializes in GST, Customs, Foreign Trade Policy (FTP), Free Trade Agreements (FTA), Business Valuation, Supply Chain Optimization in Energy Sector, Direct Taxation, International Taxation, Transfer Pricing, Business Consulting for inbound investments, fundraising, and Corporate Governance.
Mahagenco has the highest overall generation capacity and the highest thermal installed capacity amongst all the state power generation utilities in india. In terms of installed capacity, it is the second highest generation company after NTPC. Mahagenco having generation capacity of 13602 MW comprising 10170 MW thermal, 2580 MW hydel, 672 MW gas turbine and 180 MWp solar; was established by government of maharashtra under the central electricity act-2003 with the principal objective of engaging in the business of generation of electricity, & mahagenco produces cheapest power for consumers in state.
Union Bank of India, commonly referred to as Union Bank or UBI, is an Indian public sector bank headquartered in Mumbai. It has 120+ million customers and a total business of US$106 billion.
SBI Life Insurance (‘SBI Life’ / ‘The Company’), one of the most trusted life insurance companies in India, was incorporated in October 2000 and is registered with the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) in March 2001. Serving millions of families across India, SBI Life’s diverse range of products caters to individuals as well as group customers through Protection, Pension, Savings and Health solutions. Driven by ‘Customer-First’ approach, SBI Life places great emphasis on maintaining world class operating efficiency and providing hassle-free claim settlement experience to its customers by following high ethical standards of service. Additionally, SBI Life is committed to enhance digital experiences for its customers, distributors and employees alike.
Maharashtra State Warehousing Corporation (MSWC) is one of the oldest State Warehousing Corporation in the country . It was started with 3 Warehousing Centers and has now grown up to the extent of 200 Centers as at present with a total capacity of 17.60 Lakhs M.Ts.(as on 31st March 2019) Maharashtra State Warehousing Corporation has introduced measures for providing economical services to the farmers. to store their primary produce. M.S.W.C. encourages to avail the facilities of scientific storage by giving rebate up to 50% to them. Besides rebate up to 50% is also given to the farmers from S.C./S.T. categories and notified tribal areas.
National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), an umbrella organisation for operating retail payments and settlement systems in India, is an initiative of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and Indian Banks’ Association (IBA) under the provisions of the Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007, for creating a robust Payment & Settlement Infrastructure in India.
Leather Industries Development Corporation of Maharashtra Ltd. (LIDCOM ) was established on 1st May, 1974. An authorised Share Capital of Rs. 5 Crores which was increased to Rs.50 Crores as per G.R.No.LID-1097/13154/SCP-2, dated 10/3/1998. The current paid up capital of LIDCOM as on 31/3/2007 stands at Rs.73.21 Crores. State Govt. participation in the Share Capital is 100%. As per Govt.of Maharashtra Resolution No.LID/1095/6461/lND-5,dated 24.6.96, LIDCOM has been brought under the control of Social Welfare,Cultural Affairs and Sports Department from Industries Department. the said decision was taken in order to give financial assistance to the community which is engaged in development of Leather Industry.
The National Handloom Development Programme (NHDP) is an attempt to facilitate the sustainable development of handloom weavers located in and outside identified handloom clusters into a cohesive, self-managing and competitive socio- economic unit.
We, the IndianOil energy soldiers, must recognize our indispensable position in India's growth saga. It is undoubtedly a matter of pride for us. But that also puts the onus on us to not only deliver on our business goals but also set new benchmarks of ethics and honesty at the workplace and beyond. The "Pehle Indian Phir Oil" mantra is not just a moral obligation; it is the key to sustaining our market leadership and credibility over the long run, thus strengthening the brand IndianOil.
BHEL is one of the largest engineering and manufacturing companies of its kind in India engaged in design, engineering, construction, testing, commissioning and servicing of a wide range of products and services with over 180 product offerings to meet the ever-growing needs of the core sectors of economy.
CareEdge is a knowledge-based analytical group that aims to provide superior insights based on technology, data analytics and detailed research. CARE Ratings Ltd, the parent company in the group, is one of the leading credit rating agencies in India. Established in 1993, it has a credible track record of rating companies across multiple sectors and has played a pivotal role in developing the corporate debt market in India. The wholly-owned subsidiaries of CARE Ratings are (I) CARE Advisory, Research & Training Ltd, which offers advisory/consulting and customised research services to corporates, policy advisory, infrastructure advisory and ESG advisory (II) CARE Risk Solutions Private Ltd, which offers cutting-edge solutions in the area of risk management in the BFSI segment. The other subsidiaries are CARE Ratings Africa (Private) Limited which provides credit rating services in Mauritius and CARE Ratings Nepal Limited which provides credit rating services in Nepal.
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