SIMSR Discusses Opportunities and Challenges to Make in India

K.J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research organized SAMAVESH 2017 on 28 January 2017, wherein the absorption, incorporation and assimilation of thoughts and ideas by renowned professionals and practitioners were pooled. The event was coordinated by Public Relations Committee in association with Enactus SIMSR – Somaiya Social Cell, Humanist- The HR Club of SIMSR and Pathfinder I and E-Cell SIMSR. The theme of SAMAVESH 2017 was chosen as “Opportunities and Challenges to Make in India”

The panel discussions broadly included topics from 3 spheres – Entrepreneurship, Human Resources and Social Responsibility in current scenario.

  • Panel discussion on “Entrepreneurs in FinTech – Opportunities & Challenges of Make in India” coordinated by Pathfinder I and E-Cell SIMSR included bigheads from the industry:
    • Mr. Amrish Rau, CEO, PayU India
    • Ms. Prashanti Reddy, Head, Barclays Rise
    • Mr. Probir Roy, Co-founder, Paymate
    • Mr. Saugata Basu, Founder, CashRich
    • Ms. Sharanya G Ranga, Partner in Advaya Legal
  • Panel discussion on “Make in India – Opportunities & Challenges for HR” coordinated by Humanist- The HR Club Of SIMSR included eminent personalities like:
    • Mr. Shirish Chandekar, Senior Manager- Employee Relations, BPCL
    • Mr. Rahul Pinjarkar Vice President, HR- Saint Gobain
    • Mr. Sanjay Ghanghaw General Manager- Corporate HR and General Administration, Godavari Biorefineries limited
    • Dr. Pramod Solanki Founder, Performance Enablers
  • Panel discussion on “Transformation of India towards Green Economy – Opportunities & Challenges of Make in India” coordinated by Enactus SIMSR – Somaiya Social Cell included esteemed professionals from the industry:
    • Mr. Shishir Garamella Founder and CEO , Sunvest
    • Dr. Sugandha Shetye Professor K.J.SSC
    • Dr. Sangeeta Srivastava Head R&D Somaiya Group