The Asia Pacific HRM Congress Awards 2011 held on September 2, 2011 recognized and honored HR professionals and companies for their innovative and ground-breaking HR practices. The award category covered the entire HR spectrum from HR Leadership, Training & Development, Strategic Leadership, Institution Building, etc. The winners under all the categories included players across the industry verticals from both the public and the private sector.
While Nandita Gurjar, Senior VP & Group Head-HR, Infosys; Rita Verma, VP-Organization Development , Mudra Communications; Ajay Bhatt, Regional HR-Director, Abbott India; Jacob Jacob, Chief People Officer, Apollo Hospitals Enterprise; V M Kaul, Director-Personnel, Power Grid Corporation of India, amongst others were awarded with HR Leadership Award; Hari Menon, CEO, IndiaSkills was awarded the Training & Development Leadership Award. Pratik Roy, Chief Learning Officer, Group HR, Aditya Birla Management Corporation, was awarded the Chief Learning Officer of the Year; Sudakshina Bhattacharya, Head-HR, IL&FS Financial Services, was awarded the HR Professional of the Year while the 2nd Tarun Sheth Award for Innovative HR Leadership was given to Rajeev Dubey, President (HR, After-Market & Corporate Services) & Member of the Group Management Board, Mahindra & Mahindra.
Likewise, amongst others Mudra Communications bagged the award for institution building and outstanding contribution to the cause of education. On the same lines, Aircel, Capegemini India, Punjab National Bank and others were awarded for their innovative HR practices.
People Matters was awarded the best HR magazine at the event.