HRM Programme of XISS organised a two-day workshop on Labour Laws

Xavier Institute of Social Service (XISS), Ranchi, its Human Resource Management (HRM) Programme organised a workshop on Labour Laws on 11-12 March 2023 at St. John’s Hall, Ranchi. Mr Amitabh Adhikary, an esteemed alumnus of PGDM-PM, batch of 2000-02 was the facilitator of the workshop. Dr Shyamal Gomes, Head of Programme (HoP), HRM Programme introduced the resource person to the students. Dr Sunil Singh, resource person graced the workshop virtually and addressed everyone.

In his address, Dr Gomes welcomed everyone to the workshop where he emphasised on the importance of labour laws in the curriculum and stated that managing HR, keeping sound Industrial Relations (IR) knowledge, and creating a happy work environment are major challenges in every corporate today.

Mr Amitabh Adhikary addressed the students and said that the best lawyers do not mug up the bare acts, rather they understand the framework. He also mentioned that one must be able to sell their skills.

The workshop was very insightful and comprised of interactive video lectures, presentations, role plays and practical, real life business scenarios, and case studies shared by the resource person. The workshop was focused on the 4 labour codes, recent amendments and real-life examples presented as case studies to enhance the learning experience of the learners and for their easy understanding. The recent trends in HR like Moonlighting were discussed in detail. The sessions became even more interesting with the facilitator’s sharing his life experiences.

Earlier, Fr Claber Minz, Finance Officer, XISS welcomed Mr Adhikary and felicitated him. Fr Xavier Soreng SJ, Superior, XISS, Fr Binod Toppo, Vice Principal, St John’s High School, and Dr Johnson Minz, Assistant Professor, XISS were also present during the workshop.

Dr Gomes, HoP, HRM Programme proposed the vote of thanks towards XISS Management, Staff, Faculty, and Students for their efforts and cooperation. The workshop concluded on a musical note by a special performance by the students.