XLRI- Xavier School of Management is to host the ‘7th National Industrial Relations Conference’ on 9th and 10th January 2016 at XLRI Campus, Jamshedpur. The theme of the conference is “Changing IR, Changing times: Make in India and Ensuing Labour Reform”.
Shri Shankar Aggarwal, Secretary, Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India would be inaugurating the conference and Shri Bandaru Dattatreya, Honourable Minister of State (Independent Incharge) for Labour and Employment, Government of India is to grace the event as the Special Guest.
“The conference would serve as an opportunity to bring to the fore pressing issues like the changing workforce dynamics, decline of trade union membership and contextual challenges faced by policy makers in the present times. The event would be a great opportunity to gather fresh and multiple perspectives on topics of employment relations from industry leaders and academicians,” said Dr. Pranabesh Ray, Dean [Academics], XLRI.
The esteemed speakers and panelists at the event, are to include - Mr. Sharad Patil, Ex-Director-General, EFI; Dr. Krishnamurthy, Director, Industrial Relations Institute of India; Ms. Christine Nathan, Former ILO/ACTRAV Senior Specialist; Dr. Pravin Sinha, Senior Advisor, Labour and Industrial Relations, FES; Mr. Karthik Sekhar, Secretary, UNITES, Mr. Gautam Mody, Secretary, NTUI among others.
Suyash Hassija, Secretary – Fire@x said, “The conference would see participation from delegates from various esteemed institutions across the country and he looks forward to the support and participation from the local residents of Jamshedpur, as well.”