BANGALORE: Bangalore-based student Danchita Singh from IBS (Indian Business School) Bangalore, a business management school won the MeritTrac HR Excellence Award recently. The award was instituted in memory of Sonali Bhavsar, who belonged to the Class of 2006 of the same business school.
On this ocassion, Murlidhar S, co-founder and CEO of MeritTrac Services Private Limited, said, “I wish I had studied the OB and HR courses better. I feel the importance of these courses everyday.”
The jury panel included Murlidhar S and Kavitha Somshekhar of MeritTrac Services, Dr Dennis J Rajakumar, associate dean and academic coordinator, Professor Shailendra Dasari, chairperson of 3i Cell, and Professor Sadhana Deshmukh, coordinator for soft skills at IBS Bangalore.
The topic for debate was ‘Should or should not the contract staff be given all the benefits of full time staff?’
Dr Lata Chakravarty, director of IBS Bangalore emphasised upon the importance of the HR function in an organisations and encouraged students to look at all streams of specialisation with an integrated approach.