28th Annual Conventon
28th National Convention at Radisson Blu, Kaushambi on 20th January 2018
 

Ghaziabad Management Association organized its 28th National Convention at Radisson Blu on January 20th 2018. The theme of the convention was:

“LEADERSHIP IN AGE OF TRANSFORMATION – AN OPPURTUNITY FOR DEVELOPMENT”
 
  • Event began with lighting of lamp and Saraswati Vandana. The event was glorified by the presence of delegates from different area of expertise. The welcome address and brief of theme was delivered by Mr. Amit Agarwal, President GMA & Deputy Manager Director- Ghaziabad Precision Product Ltd. Mr. Agarwal briefed about GMA and its achievement during last seven years and also talked about various initiatives taken by Ghaziabad Management Association in organizing various activities.
  • The keynote speaker Dr. T.S. PARMAR CEO, Albert David Ltd. discussed about the core changes in transformation, evolution and disruption Innovative with interesting examples. Mr. PARMAR also gave his self made definition of change. Further he added in the fast changing environment SURVIVAL is OF THE FITTEST, FASTEST AND BEST. At the end he concluded by adding some piquancy. To the environment by sharing some motivation shayri.
  • “Manzil to doston mil he jayegi, thodi der se hi sahi , haare to wo hai jo ghar se nikale he nahi”
  • Dr. NALIN SINGHAL, CMD, Central Electronic Ltd. was the chief guest. In his inaugural address, firstly he talked about the political changes in different countries and frequent transformation in technology. He also explained about the GST as a disruptive change which took place in the country. At the end the emphasized on strong foundation of ethical and culture values for surviving in cut throat business environment`.
  • After the inaugural address, souvenir was realized by the chief guest. The sponsors to the event were felicitated with memento as a token of gratitude.
  • The theme of the technical session 1 was "Technology & Innovation. The session chairman was Mr. S.S Sharma, Partner system Dynamics. The distinguished speakers for the technical session were Mr. Prashant , Vice President (product), Paytm and Ms. Pinky Maheshwari, Founder of Surprise Someone , ( A Start-up )
  • Mr. Prashant emphasized on the technology shift especially in movies. He further talked about disruptions in digital sphere, the revolution from PC's to Mobile, wireless communication and Operating systems such as MS DOS system etc.
  • Ms. Pinky talked about the power of disruptive innovation and also emphasized on Start-up. Ms Pinky briefed about her own venture of recycling with innovation, which was highly recognized by the Government.
  • The theme of Technical session 2 was “Ecology, Environment - Business & Society. The session was coordinated by Mr. Vinay Gupta, Executive Director GMA.
  • The distinguished speaker of the session was Dr. Laxman Prasad & Dr. Sapna Rakesh, Director IMS UC Campus.
  • Dr. Laxman started with the budget- its current status and challenges. He also talked about the impact of Global warming, climate change, green house effects and solar energy. Further he added about the initiative taken by the government in solar energy.
Valedictory Session
  • Welcome address on Governance & compliance for sustainable development was delivered by CA Rakesh Chharia, Sr. Vice President GMA & General Secretary IMS Group of Institutions, Ghaziabad. The Chief Guest, Mr. Ajit M Sharan, IAS (Retd.), Former Secretary to the Government of India, Department of AYUSH shared his very valuable views on governance and compliance for sustainable development and how it is related to transformation of the business environment. He gave his ideas on how to face the disruptions and maintain sustainability. He then gave away the awards to students who won SCROLLS, a Technical Paper presentation competition conducted by AKGEC in October 2017. The winners were awarded the certificate and cash prizes; and to the top three team members, who won the competition on Best HR Practices, conducted for the member industries by GMA in November 2017.
  • The results for the lucky draw technical session 1and technical session 2 were announced. They were awarded laptops as their prizes.
  • Mementos were presented to the Chief Guest and to organizers of the convention.
  • After that Mr. Vinay Gupta, Executive Director, GMA proposed the vote of thanks to all sponsors, advertiser, organizer and those who toiled day and night to make the convention an eventful one.