A corporate interface was held at Jaipuria Institute of Management, Lucknow on 14th January, 2019. It inducted three sessions. The very first session was addressed by Ms. Swati Singh, Human Resource Manager, Vodafone Idea Limited. She had her past work experience in Vedanta and was presented with the green certificate by Dr. Hemendra Gupta. The topic of discussion was knowledge, skills and attitude. The said three come from various experiences of life. A questionnaire round took place and questions related to qualities in a candidate during hiring process, certifications related to the subject came up which were catered by the speaker.
The guest showed a picture of Mr. Virendra Sehwag depicting he has got knowledge of how to play cricket, the skill of getting trained and practicing it and the attitude is that he plays every ball for a six. The knowledge of a person relates to the facts, information concerned with a subject matter whereas skills look forward to hone what currently exists. It is persistent. The attitude happens to be at the pinnacle and that is what makes the difference. A picture was then displayed showing two scenarios of old people. One was lively and the other one banal. It gives a message to be positive in life and not look on the negative side.
The qualities what a human resource manager seeks while recruiting is value addition in a candidate. He or she must be able to develop the areas of improvement and work on competency building. Competency means the skills along with uniqueness. The qualities demanded at workplace include, creativity, connect, achievement, change, innovation and leading to win. A video was played depicting the motivational journey of Mr. Karoly Talacs recited by Mr. Sandeep Maheshwari. In the end, business acumen was explained as the art of doing business rightly.
The next session was taken over by Mr. Vaibhav Trivedi, Marketing Manager, TVS Motors. The green certificate was presented by Dr. Hemendra Gupta. TVS is the third largest in the area of two wheeler companies. The changing needs, technology, income all account for the change in profits of a firm. All the functions of management are vital for the success of a firm.
Attitude and behavior define a person. Perception about knowledge, skills and attitude is required to understand the person. Bringing about changes, way of telling facts, positive frame of mind, presenting yourself are really important factors. Attitude building blocks are punctuality, discipline, interpersonal skills, learning, prioritizing things, forward planning, strategic thinking, patience, hard work, communication, result oriented, leadership quality and ethics. The esteemed guest was presented with a memento thereafter by Dr. Hemendra Gupta.
The last leg of the interface had the guest speakers as Mr. Mahendra Agarwal, Mr. Pranay Pathak and Ms. Bhawana Pandey, Business Head-COO, Reliance Jio. They all were given green certificates and hailed from Reliance Jio. Mr. Pranay Pathak took the audience through the lane of Reliance as it entered into the market and the changing scenario. It was the twelfth player in the market and has become the leading operator in India in terms of revenue. The achievements are difficult to achieve and sustain. Presently, there are 26 million customers of the brand. Mr. Mahendra Agarwal stated that Jio sim were given free of cost for 6 months and a person must enjoy his or her job. The distribution channel, manpower, product and pricing all play important roles. The ability to do a routinised work without boredom must be scheduled very well. New ways of doing things is a must in the current time. Reaching out to customers along with the productivity of the employees is a major concern of the firm.
Mr. Pranay Pathak expounded the art of learning to survive and to be in great form always. Never be impacted by challenges. Discipline and innovation co-exist. The key skills are listed as vision, leadership and attitude. Pictures with positive messages by renowned people were set to the display. Mementos were given to the guests at the last by Dr. Suneel Gupta. The audience got highly enriched.
On 14th January, 2020 the auspicious festival of Makar Sankranti and Kite flying was celebrated at Jaipuria Institute of Management, Lucknow. The celebration was organized by batch 2018-2020 under the guidance of Prof. Shubhendra Singh Parihar, Dean Student Affair and Mr. Omesh Srivastava, Assistant Manager, Student Excellence Council.
As Makar Sankranti is a festival famous for flying kites and eating sesame sweets. This day is said to mark the end of the winters and beginning of spring in our country as from now on the days will be longer than the nights. According to the Hindu calendar Makar Sankranti is a festival celebrated at Magh, 1st of Hindu Solar Calendar for the happiness of getting new crops for farmers.
The celebration was followed by kite flying by the students and faculty members. As Kite flying is a tradition during Makar Sankranti. It is followed all over the country and has spread in many parts of the world too. This festival not only brings out fun but also a number of health benefits. As flying kites gives us a healthy exposure to the sun from early morning and the early sun rays are known to be a rich source of Vitamin D. Since winter brings a lot of sickness, the sun rays are known to wipe them all.
Then, sesame sweets also known as Tilgud laddoos infused with jaggery were distributed .As there is famous saying in Maharashtra ‘Tilgud ghya aani goad goad bola’, which means have sesame and jiggery sweets and speak sweet words. The distribution of these sweets signifies bonding and forgetting the ill from the past. Another scientific importance of having sesame sweets is that it helps in keeping our bodies warm by providing the necessary amount of oil which also provides moisture during the winters.
The celebration was joyful and students competed while flying the kites in different teams and enjoyed the evening.
“NO TEAR BECAUSE IT’S NEW YEAR”
“HAPPINESS IS SPREADING SMILES”
. Everyone celebrates New Year in his/her own style. Everyone bid adieu to the old year and welcomes New Year with passion, so the day is celebrated just like a festival. New Year brings new hope, new dreams, new aim and new challenges to everyone which are welcomed by everyone. All of us celebrate New Year with our family and friends but there are some poor street children who just watch others celebrating New Year. Children reside at roadside celebrate their New Year on road. When the entire world is busy in celebrating New Year, these poor children sleep at the roadside hungry.
On the joyous occasion of New Year 2020, Jaipuria Institute of Management, Lucknow, celebrated their new year with the children of Slum area with joy. The activity was led by Social Responsibility Committee and was conducted under the guidance of Prof. Reena Agarwal, Faculty Coordinator of SRC.
Mr. Ishnidhi Shrivastava, student Coordinator of Social Responsibility Committee along with his team gathered near Singapore Mall in the morning.
Around 100 children were catered by us. We distributed Samosas and toffees to the children and interacted with them where they showed their talent like singing and reciting poems. We also organized games and other activities in which all children participated with zeal. New Year was celebrated with street children residing near Singapore Mall.
Having a good start of the year with the event was a pleasure to all of us.The event was a success and it sure did instilled a feeling of satisfaction and smiles to everyone faces and encouraged them to be a part of many more such events in the upcoming future.
On 6thJanuary, 2020, Jaipuria Institute of Management, Lucknow celebrated re-accreditation from National Board of Accreditation. Dr. Kavita Pathak, Director, Jaipuria Institute of Management, Lucknow was invited to address the students, faculty and staff and informed everyone that flagship PGDM program has been granted full accreditation for a period of six years by the National Board of Accreditation.
Earlier on 22nd October, 2019 Jaipuria Institute of Management, Lucknow celebrated re-accreditation from National Board of Accreditation where Dr. Kavita Pathak shared with pride that this is not just about the recognition that any institute receives, it communicates essentially about the quality of education an institute delivers to the society. She spoke about the validation process and the ten major criteria consisting of multiple sub-criteria on which NBA validated the institute. She delivered in her speech that how a NBA validation team on visiting the institute, inspecting its documents and interacting with various stakeholders found that our students, faculty and staff, whatever they do, is something meaningful and is making contribution to world of education and so they accredited the institution.
Later on, 6th January after the big announcement was made; Dr. Kavita Pathak thanked Dr. Sushma Vishnani and her team for the tremendous support and efforts. Dr. Kavita Pathak then acknowledged the support and cooperation of all the departmental task heads and the support of staff throughout the process and expressed her deep gratitude for each one of them. To conclude that she invited everyone to celebrate the achievement with a cake cutting ceremony.
“Celebrate endings, for they precede new beginnings.”
On 31st December, 2019 Jaipuria Institute of Management Lucknow, celebrated New Year’s Eve in a spectacular way. A Bonfire night was organized, ending this year together with some music and snacks. The event was organized by Student Excellence Council and Mr. Omesh Srivastava, Assistant Manager, Student Excellence Council under the guidance of Dr. Shubhendra Singh Parihar, Dean Student Affairs. Host for the night Ms. Priyanka Tripathi announced the beginning of the event.
The New Year is celebrated all over the world with great enthusiasm and fun. Earlier, it was a Roman calendar, which was having only ten months and designated 1st march as the New Year. In the Gregorian calendar, there are 12 months in every year and the New Year falls on January 1st, which is widely accepted and celebrated the festival.
Not only that various, interesting games were panned out like Musical chairs game, statue dance etc. To give it a musical touch Mr. Aditya along with Mr. Utkarsh Mr. Qazi, and Ms. Nondini from junior batch and Mr. Vijay, Mr. Chirag Mr. Ankush, Ms. Shivangi Agnihotri and Akshay sir from senior batch presented the audience with their soulful music.
The bonfire light, harboring an immense feeling of power amongst students like the caged fury of the flames, that one tiny insignificant match could ignite such a roaring blaze. To regard every day as the beginning of your new, better, and happier life. Starting every day of the year with feelings of happiness and with the anticipation that great and wonderful things are going to happen.
“Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.”– Oprah Winfrey
The night had only one intent, which was to convey that regardless of your circumstances, begin every day of the year with a smile, hope and expectations. Every day, restate your goals and your decisions for your new, happy and successful life. At the same time, be open to new ideas and opportunities, and for ways to achieve your goals. If you look at each day as new beginning, you will feel happier, more energetic and more motivated.
At the end of the event, Prof. Parihar along with other faculty members cut the cake and then the food was arranged for everyone. With this the beautiful night came to an end with hope filled that every coming day is a new beginning. Treat it that way. Stay away from what might have been, and look at what can be.