About Department

The Department of Human Resources Development is an elevation of the "Social Studies Cell" that was established in the academic year 1978-79. The main objective of this department is to carry out teaching in the context of social change.

The department started the Master of Labour Welfare Programme in 1987 and the Master of Human Resource Development in the year 1995. The students who have passed out from the Department with the degree of MA (HRD)or MA (Labour Welfare) are all well-placed in reputed organisations. A Master Degree course: MA in Human Resource Management and Labour Relations has been launched in 2015. Over and above, students are registered under the external mode and there is a provision for the intake of foreign students. The Department introduces new courses and revises existing courses as per the changing needs of the industry.

A Center for Human Development Studies is also set up in the Department to study issues pertaining to various aspects of Human Development. The Department undertakes research-based projects from Government as well as from the corporates.

  • Vision

    To be the Institution of choice for those committed to building the future through quality education.

  • Mission

    To advance world-class human resource practices and build a culture of growth to attract, nurture and develop top talent

Core Values

  • Student-Centred
  • Professional Development and Scholarship
  • Competence
  • Integrity and Ethics
  • Innovation and Flexibility
  • Quality Enhancement
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Leadership Development
  • Diversity and Pluralism
  • Openness, Transparency and Trust


Key Themes

  • HRD and Organizational Learning, which explores:
  • HR strategy and business partnership
  • Organizational learning and knowledge management
  • Change and organizational development
  • Training development and evolution
  • Management Learning, which focuses on: Leadership
  • Development and Management development
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