NHRDN is an association of HR professionals committed to promote and develop HRD movement in the country.
Hyderabad: The National Human Resources Development Network (NHRDN) recently announced that it will undertake an independent Annual Rating and Ranking of B-Schools across India. The announcement was made at the concluding session of the three day 16th Annual Conference of the association held here.
NHRDN is an association of HR professionals committed to promote HRD movement in the country and committed to the development of human resources through education, training, research and experience sharing.
The network is managed by HR professionals in an honorary capacity, stemming from their interest in contributing to the HR profession. It has 12,500 members spread across 30 chapters in India.
Mr. S Y Siddiqui, National President, NHRDN & Chief Operating Officer Administration, Maruti Suzuki India Limited said, “The NHRDN Annual Rating and Accreditation of B-Schools will be launched in April 2013 would be a step towards identifying the gap between Industry and academia and then NHRDN will work towards bridging the gap with the next step of accreditation of B-Schools. This would provide authentic information to Corporates, B-Schools, Students and parents.”
“Its NHRDN’s constant endeavor of strengthening the HRD movement in the country and in developing and maintaining the highest standards of professional excellence in HR. He also emphasized that key HR challenges in future would entail engaging and retaining Gen-Y, building positive Employee Relations, Building the country’s Talent and Skill pool and promoting Corporate Governance, sustainability & inclusiveness,” he added.
It also introduced the concept of “National Professor” where eminent academicians and practitioners will voluntarily contribute 12 Mondays in a year and help build capability of HR students at not so established Business Schools.
NHRDN also announced that it will grow its membership base from the current 12000 to over 20,000-plus strong network, build a National Headquarter and Chapter Office at Hyderabad and a set up a Learning Centre in Haryana by 2015-16.