dHRuva, an acronym for HR Yuva, is the HR club of IIM Udaipur. It was conceptualized and formed with the aim to bring together all the students interested in HR and explore various opportunities to enhance their interpersonal skills, knowledge, and practical experience.
dHRuva was inaugurated on 29th August 2013 by Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty, an Indian philanthropist, cardiac surgeon and the founder of one of India's largest multi-speciality hospital chains.
HR Buzz is the weekly newsletter sent out to the IIMU community, with an aim to keep the community abreast with the recent happenings and developments in the field of HR.
To help the student community retain and practice existing knowledge in the HR domain and stimulate their interest in the same, dHRuva organized “The InstaQuiz” competition wherein the students had to interact and send in their answers dHRuva’s Instagram handle. This is a fun way to engage the students to learn in a non-traditional way.
Conceptualized and formed with the aim to bring together all the students interested in HR and explore various opportunities to enhance their interpersonal skills, knowledge, and practical experience to make them Industry-ready.
Kathan is the Annual HR Magazine of IIM Udaipur. The article writing competition is floated to all the B-schools in India, and articles are invited in line with the theme of Spandan. The winning articles, industry experts’ interviews, summer internship experiences by the students of IIMU and testimonials of institute alumni are published in the magazine. The 5th edition of 'Kathan' was released on 12th November 2020. The theme for the year was "Reimagining workplaces post COVID".
In association with A4, dHRuva organizes an alumni interaction session during Flashback. The main idea behind this session is to break the ice between alumni and the students and to pave the way for a much stronger, more affluent and fruitful relationship.
Helping the student community is very integral to the existence and functioning of dHRuva. In line with this endeavour, dHRuva conceptualized and formed a WhatsApp group with the aim to bring together all the students interested in HR and explore various opportunities to enhance their interpersonal skills, knowledge, and practical experience to make them Industry-ready.
dHRuva constantly strives and looks for opportunities to add value to the IIMU community. We organize impromptu events as and when the opportunity presents to us, like Industry Experts’ Talk sessions, to help the batch with their summer and final placements. We also work towards getting live project opportunities in the field of HR to help students gain practical exposure.
Spandan, the flagship event of dHRuva, is the annual HR conclave of IIM Udaipur. It is an entirely student-driven event, which aims to bridge the gap between the corporates and academics to facilitate the exchange of knowledge, insights, and opinions. The speakers comprise distinguished leaders from various industries, which helps in understanding the imminent challenges through different lenses. Spandan 2021 was organized in two phases based on the theme, "Technology and Human Interaction: The Role of HRM," on 17th and 18th of July 2021, with the idea of highlighting the importance of technology and human interaction post-Covid. The event was graced by some of the eminent leaders of the industry such as, for Phase 1- Mr. Milan Chattaraj (Chief People Officer- MTR Foods), Ms. Deepa Poncha (Director HR – Centrum), Ms. Shraddhanjali Rao (Head HR – SAP) and Mr. Shrikant Lonikar (CHRO and Director- Pernod Ricard). For Phase 2- Mr. Behram Sabawala (Tata CLiAQ), Mr. Prashath Khuller (VP - Max Life Insurance), Mr. Jacob (Malabar Group), Mr. Suvamoy Roy Choudhury (Vodafone CHRO), Mr. Aditya Adyar (Head HR, Piramal Realty), Mr. Ranganathan Srinivasan (Director & Head, Talent Acquisition – India, DXC Technology) and Mr. Ankur Tailang (Director HR, GEP Worldwide). In relevance to the theme, the speakers shared their experiences, success stories, and the imminent challenges in their respective industries. The conclave concluded with a panel discussion where the speakers answered students' questions about how HR practices have changed with the new working environment and how the businesses and employees have reacted to this new environment.
Spandan, the flagship event of dHRuva, is the annual HR conclave of IIM Udaipur. It is an entirely student-driven event, which aims to bridge the gap between the corporates and academics to facilitate the exchange of knowledge, insights, and opinions. The speakers comprise distinguished leaders from various industries, which helps in understanding the imminent challenges through different lenses. Spandan 2020 was organized in two phases based on the theme, “Reimagining workplaces post COVID”, on 26th July and 9th August, with the idea of highlighting the changes in behaviour and pattern of work culture post COVID and how various firms and companies will work on reviving themselves. The event was graced by speakers such as Phase 1- Mr. Kunjvihari Jandhyal (Head Strategic HR-TATA Power), Mr. Abhinav Srivastava (Head HR-CEAT), Mr. Sameer Tamhane (Senior VP HR-IPCA), Mr. Luna Mohant (VP, HR at Mahindra & Mahindra) & Phase 2- Mr. Amit Sharma (VP HR-Volvo Group India), Ms. Jayati Roy (Director HR-Barco), Mr. Avadhesh Dixit(CHRO-Acuity KP), Mr. Indrajeet Sengupta(Executive Director & CHRO- Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages), Mr. Sundaram R M (Senior Vice President-Yes Bank).
As part of Solaris – the annual management fest of IIM Udaipur, dHRuva organizes 'Arohan', a case study competition. It mainly consists of two rounds – the first round is online, in which candidates send their solutions to a case given to them. The winning teams are invited to the virtual platform for the second round, where they present their solutions to a panel. The idea behind the competition is to facilitate the exchange of knowledge and ideas.
Arohan - Solaris’20-21
Arohan – Solaris’19
dHRuva conducts ‘HRidya’ as part of Solaris – the annual management fest of IIM Udaipur. HRidya is an online competition, which consists of three rounds. The candidates participating in the competition are tested on their domain knowledge and their ability to identify and solve problems arising in the field of HR.
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