Kumar Memorial Awards

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Mr. Vivek A Matange

Mr. Vivek A Matange

Mr. Vivek A Matange, born on 31st January 1962 in Nashik, Maharashtra, is a Mechanical Engineer. He received the degree from VJIT Mumbai in 1985. He is having a total work experience of more than 33 years. He has been working with Bosch for 28 years. Mr. Matange started his association in Bosch as Engineer in Quality Assurance. During these 28 years of association, he has worked in several management positions mainly in Quality, CIP, Ratio Project Planning, Manufacturing, Manufacturing and Engineering & Human Resources. He played a major role in establishing collaboration and employee engagement culture in Jaipur. In addition to working in Bosch, he also worked in M/s Greaves Cotton, Nashik. He has been awarded the Engineering Achievement Award from Institution of Engineers. He is a trained assessor for Business Excellence, TS16949 & ISO9001. He has keen interest in developing youngsters and mentoring them. Through the Industry Institute Interface philosophy, he has been a regular speaker at various Universities and loves to interact with students and the faculties in order to have a meaningful collaboration At present he is responsible as Human Resources Head at Bosch Ltd., Jaipur. He is married with two children.

Dr. Sanjiv Agarwal (C.A.)

Dr. Sanjiv Agarwal, is a Fellow Member of the ICAI and a Fellow Member of ICSI, besides being an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administration, London (UK). He is also a post-graduate in Accountancy and Business Statistics and has been awarded Doctorate of Philosophy on the title "A Conceptual Approach to Corporate Governance: Preparation for Global Interface" and holds specialised qualifications of in Corporate Governance from ICSI, New Delhi and as Insolvency professional from IBBI, New Delhi. With over three decades of professional experience as a Practicing Chartered Accountant with vast exposure in Indirect Taxes including Service Tax, Goods & Service Tax advisory, Corporate Laws & Corporate Governance and Financial Services, he is an expert on Service Tax, Corporate Governance issues, and Companies Act. He is author of books titled Guide to GST, 'A Complete Guide to GST: Ready Reckoner in Q & A Format, GST: Laws, Concepts & Impact Analysis of Select Industries and Goods and Services Tax – Law and Practice, Goods & Service Tax – For Traders and Service Providers, Goods & Service Tax – For Industrial and Manufacturing Sector, Judicial Pronouncements Relevant under GST Regime, and GST Cases with summary. He has been a SEBI nominated director on the Board of Jaipur Stock Exchange Ltd. and JSEL Securities Ltd. and independent director on the Board of State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur (a SBI Group Bank) and other companies. He is presently an independent director on the board of few public sector / Government / private sector companies including Jammu and Kashmir Bank Ltd. As a qualified and independent director, he also acts as Chairman of Audit Committee of Boards. He is one of the founders of Corporate Knowledge Foundation (CKF), a corporate training organisation. He carries his academic pursuits by the name Knowledge Bay.

Rohit Bhatnagar

Mr. Bhatnagar is a professional with 27 plus years of experience. He has been handling centralized procurement of plant machinery spares, internal modification projects, energy saving projects at Shree Cement; and utilizes his competence in Materials Management, Vendor Managed Inventory, Supplier Rationalization to fulfill his responsibilities. He has a versatile personality and actively participates in social and extra-curricular activities at the Plant. His qualifications include B.E. (Mech) and MBA.

Shashi Chellani

Shashi Chellani is the new generation entrepreneur who is doing business restructuring and is the driving-force behind Shashi Gartex, an organization which has set a benchmark in garment exports. Having completed his Masters in Computer Science from New York, he has mentored many professionals to rise, especially as Vice President of Retail & Omni-Channel Solutions at Steve Madden, a two billion dollar company. As an IT professional with experience in SDLC, Project Management and implementation of IT applications including Order Management Systems, Point of Sale, CRM, E-commerce and Financial Systems, he initiated, designed and delivered projects to develop business solutions. He has 17 years of in-depth technical experience of Service Oriented Architecture for real time system availability. He possesses a strong technical background with Certifications in Oracle DBA and Java Platform. He has brought back vast experience from the US to be implemented in India.

Subir Verma

Mr. Verma possesses vast experience in the development and delivery of Soft Skills and Functional Training, majorly with hospitality giants, like the LaLit and Jaypee. His expertise lies in forecasting, using MIS for strategizing, training analysis, measuring effectiveness, and designing SOPs.  Having completed his B.A. (Honors) in Sociology, he further completed professional studies from IHM, Gwalior, became ‘Certified Group Trainer’  by OKTANE Performance Solutions, Gurgaon, and attained ‘Certified Level 2 Award in HACCP for Catering’ by Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance, United Kingdom, besides pursuing his Diploma in Training & Development from Indian Society for Training and Development. He believes in making a difference in the lives of the people and making Training proactive.

Dr Archana Baj

Dr. Archana Baj is a mature, disciplined and dedicated HR Professional with 18 years of experience, serving as HR Head at KGK Infrastructure, which is part of a Group more than 112 years old! She is engaged in introducing modern HR practices and concepts. She has a vast experience ranging from training and motivating, to addressing as key speaker, and panelist on numerous issues of importance, and is widely travelled to Japan, UAE, China, HK , and Thailand . For fulfilling Social Responsibility she helps in smooth functioning of Mahaveer Cancer Hosp.

Maj. Himani Bhatt

Major Himani Bhatt has over 19 years of professional experience . She has been working in the IT sector since 2010. She has served the last 9 years in IT sales and marketing with premier organizations like Microsoft India, Red Hat India and Oracle India. Currently she is working with Oracle India as Senior Business Manager responsible for defining strategies ,managing sales revenue and customer relationships for central government ministries. Prior to joining the corporate sector, she served for over 10 years in Indian Army Corps of Engineers .She is the first lady officer of her combat engineer regiment . After leaving the Army, she completed an Executive Course in Business Management from the prestigious MDI (Management Development Institute, Gurgaon). She also possesses a Masters in Electronics. Major Himani Bhatt is also the recipient of President Bravery Award at the age of 7 for saving the life of a drowning child. She is married to an advertising entrepreneur and is a proud mother of two- a 13 year old son and a 9 year old daughter.

Subrata Das

He is Master of Business Administration and Post Graduate Diploma of Management from ICFAI, Tripura. He has a vast experience of over 33 years in management filed as well as in Healthcare industry. During his career he has been associated with prestigious companies like CARE India an International Voluntary Organization, Fortis Healthcare, Max Healthcare and Rainbow Children’s Hospital. Presently he is working with Eternal Hospital, Jaipur. He has extensively worked in healthcare projects and commodity supply chain management for 9 states & also headed the Disaster Management teams of CARE India during Natural calamities like Orissa cyclone, Gujrat earthquake, J&K Earthquake, Bihar floods etc. He has an abundant understanding/ familiarity of working in 6-7 states across India. He is been involved in setting up new hospitals & ventures since planning & designing phases. He is a pioneer of Human Resource Planning, Employee remuneration & benefit administrations, Performance Management and Employee Relations.

Dr Prerna Sahni

Prerna Sahani is the ‘soulful boss’ that the Team loves to work for. Criss-crossing academics and industry, she has been with Bhaskar since last 14 years shouldering effectively the responsibilities of their Research and Development Cell. She has also been selected in the Talent Pool of the Media conglomerate. With a versatile personality, she has been brilliant in academics and co-curricular activities alike, having secured gold medals. With a knack for public speaking, she has been an avid debater. Adding another feather in her cap, she has been awarded the prestigious Maharaja Sawai Ishwari Singh Award for Excellence in the field of Journalism at City Palace. She explores territories that others dread to step into.

Sonal Upadhyay

Sonal’s dynamism is reflected in distinguished employee engagement; synonymous to Pratham Software’s culture and her long association with the firm as a self-motivated Human Resource Leader. It is her firm conviction that People are the most valuable asset of any organization. Her modus operandi channelizes individual strengths onto a unified corporate trajectory. She holds a postgraduate’s degree in Management and has over 16 years of profound experience in Software and Healthcare Industry in the realms of Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, Talent Development, Resource Planning and Quantified HR Delivery Systems. Accomplished yet modest, she possesses strong HR acumen with a dash of strategic delivery approach. She admits that she is able to spot few scornful expressions due to her bold, innovative and ‘Test and Learn’ approach but she never compromises with quality. She spearheads the Learning and Development initiatives in the company and explores new ways of creating, developing and imprinting positive impression with a focus of making Pratham Software, as the brand with best HR practices. She actively participates in various industry-academia programs organised by government bodies and educational institutes. She interacts and guides the students about emerging trends in IT industry. Sonal has been an enthusiastic panelist in various HR and IT conferences where she bonds over her experiences and insights on the subject with the fellow practitioners and budding managers. Sonal has also been awarded amongst the 50 Most Influential HR Tech Leaders, held at World HRD Congress 2016.