NewsX was recently joined by Vineet Nayar, founder and chairman of Sampark Foundation, and former CEO of HCL Technologies, for an exclusive conversation as part of its special series NewsX India A-List, wherein he spoke about his foundation and education system in India.
This app will also serve as an interactive and fun classroom for teachers and children. To make this a reality in partnership with the state governments we launched “Sampark Didi ke saath—Nau se Gyarah.”
During recession, when companies chased customers, he put employees first at HCL Tech. When CEOs in their fifties were wondering which company to head next, he was selling his shares worth #1.3 billion to start Sampark Foundation to teach children in rural India.
Vineet Nayar shares pro tips on preparing for what he calls the third stage in life – entering the social sector You are in your fifties and, after having put 30 years in your chosen profession, wondering about your second innings. There are consultancies available, offers coming your way, but ideally you want to give back to society and searching for ways to do that.
The 14th HRM National Summit of AIMA featured some of the top HR professionals and delegates from Industry, Government, Media, and Academia. Below is an excerpt from an enlightening speech by Mr. Vineet Nayar, Founder, & Chairman Sampark Foundation and Former CEO, HCL Technologies at the 14th National HRM Summit on the topic ‘HR Organisation in the Age of Automation’.