About National HRD Network

The National HRD Network, established in 1986, is the National apex body of professionals committed to promoting the HRD movement in the country and enhancing the capability of human resource professionals through education, training, research and experience sharing. Established over 30 years ago, NHRDN is an autonomous, not-for-profit professionally managed organization, playing a catalyst role in grooming leaders for tomorrow. It has more than 12,000 members representing multinationals, public & private organizations including Government, MSME & NGOs spread across 30 chapters in India and serves as a reference point for HR Professionals in Indian Industry.

Our Value Proposition

National HRD Network through its various initiatives provides the following value propositions to its members and the larger HR community:

  • Enhancing Capabilities: One of the key objectives of NHRDN is to build capacity among HR professionals. Through various initiatives, NHRDN strives to build individual and organizational capabilities.
  • Pride of Association: NHRDN provides a national and international linkages to HR professionals across the country and industry on a common platform.
  • Thought Leadership: NHRDN provides knowledge and insights from eminent thought leaders.
  • Networking: NHRDN provides the opportunity to meet and interact with people across industry facilitating growth in terms of knowledge, sharing practices and recognition.

Current Leadership Team

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Mr. M T Lakshmanan
President
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Head – Talent Management & Total Rewards, Larsen & Toubro Ltd.

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Mr. Prashant Khullar
CHRO (Designate)
Mahindra Holidays & Resorts (India) Ltd.

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Mr. Pankajakshan Vijayan
General Secretary
&
Dean - HR - Welingkar Inst. of Management Development & Research

Dr. Bigyan Verma

Dr. Bigyan Verma
Treasurer
&
Director - GNIMS Business School, Mumbai

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Mr Vasudevan Narasimha
Executive Committee Member
&
Executive Director – HR – KEC International Ltd.

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Mr. K. Achuthan
Vice President – HR – Danaher India

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Mr. Rajesh Padmanabhan
Director & Group CHRO – Welspun India Ltd.

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Mr. Prem Singh
Executive Committee Member
&
President – Global HR -Wockhardt Limited

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Kripa Krishnamoorthy
Executive Committee Member
&
CHRO – Firestar Diamond

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Tanvi Sondhi
Executive Committee Member
&
Head – HR - Aditya Birla Management Corporation

Past Mumbai Chapter Presidents

  • 1985 – 1987 : T. P. Raman
  • 1987 – 1989 : Ginil Shirodkar, Director – Strides International
  • 1989 – 1991 : C. M. Srivastava, Independent Consultant
  • 1991 – 1993 : C.M. Srivastava/Leslie Rebello
  • 1993 – 1995 : Leslie Rebello, Director – L. R. Associates Pvt. Ltd.
  • 1995 – 1997 : Dr. P. V. Bhide, President – Corp. HR, J. K. Industries Ltd.
  • 1997 – 2001 : George Kunnath, Independent Consultant
  • 2001 – 2004 : S. S. Muzumdar, Director HR ( Retd.), Siemens Ltd.
  • 2004 – 2007 : Vineet Kaul, Chief People Officer, Hindalco Industries Ltd.
  • 2007 – 2010 : Rajeev Dubey, President (HR, After Market & Corp.Service ), Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd
  • 2010 – 2012 : Prof. Dr. Uday Salunkhe, Group Director, We School
  • 2012 – 2015 : Yogi Sriram, Sr. Vice President – Corp. HR., Larsen & Toubro Ltd.