Vol. XXII No.2 July - September 2016

Opinion

Quaterly Newsletter of LNJ
Bhilwara Group

Editorial Team

Editor-in-Chief: Sudhir Sood

Copy Editor: U. Padma Latha

Editorial Board:

  • S.C. Garg
  • O. P. Ajmera
  • Raju Rustogi
  • Rakesh Mahajan
  • Sanjay Sharma
  • Mohit Maheshwari
  • Jyoti Gupta

 

 

 

Contact Detail

Bhilwara Towers, A-12, Sector-1,
Noida-201301, (INDIA)

Tel.:+91-120-4390300

Email : padma.latha@lnjbhilwara.com

Website : www.lnjbhilwara.com

 

© 2016 LNJ Bhilwara Group. All Right Reserved.

Learning and Development

Mandpam - Supervisory Development Programme

A training session on Supervisory  Development Programme was organized by  Mr. Ankush Kumar. CHR, Noida , on 28th September, 2016 to enhance the skill levels of supervisory staff and improve quality, productivity & overall effectiveness. Shri H. M. Vashisth (COO) took feedback from participants regarding their learning from this training session. 

Mandpam - Training Session on Fire Fighting

A training session on fire-fighting was organized by the Unit’s Fire & Safety Executive, Mr. Anil Kumar Bishnoi, on 19th September 2016. He highlighted the importance of fire-fighting. All fire-fighters of the plant along with senior members attended the training.

HEG: SEBI - Investment, Risk & Returns

HR -  L & D organized interactive session in collaboration with SEBI on Investment, Risk & Returns for plant employees, where the faculty guided the participants on how to choose from the best investment schemes available in the market and about various aspects of taxation and legalities. Mr. Nikhil Maheshwari (SEBI) discussed various case-studies to clarify the doubts and enquiries of the participants and suggested the possibilities of investment according to different durations, pay structures and age limitations.

Graphite School: Awakened Citizen Program for Students

This program is conducted by Rama Krishna Mission, Delhi dedicated to create awareness in children for the need for values garnished with learning in school to bring out well groomed students who are blended with knowledge of values and about  various subjects.

Training workshop for classes VIII & IX was conducted for implementation of this program (ACP) for the current year 2016-17. Six teachers,  Smt. Anshu Shrivastava and Smt. Arti Sharma of Graphite Hr. Sec. School Mandideep,  Dist.Raisen attended the clas IX  and Smt. Rohini Rout, Smt. Mohini Nama, Smt. Santoshi Parsai, Smt. Vanita Upasini attended the class VII program. The training is helping them to conduct the ACP sessions in school for classes VIII & IX  successfully and this has helped students to learn values along with subject learning and have learnt to have control on anger, stress, depression. The program is helping the students to have all round development in all spheres.

Denim, Mordi - Kaizen Session

"Kaizen" simply means "change for better", The word refers to improvement, that may be  one-time or continuous, large or small, Kaizen is a practice of continuous improvement, involving the entire workforce from the Top Management to middle Managers to the Workers. On 25th August, 2016 a session of Kaizen Training program had been conducted by Shri Aryan Viswakarma - AVP, Operation Excellence, Lodha Unit, Banswara.  Total seventeen staff members had attended the session. Today,  Kaizen is recognized worldwide as an important pillar of an organization's long-term competitive strategy.

He started the session by asking question to the participants which made the session energetic, explained the 3Ms words, Muda, Mura or Muri very interestingly, The seven types of wastes (Over production, Waiting, Transportation, Inventory, Over processing, Motion, defects & information) had also been discussed & how one can get rid of it & make the industry from nonprofitable to profitable.  Throughout the session, everybody was enthusiastic to learn more things & understand kaizen in a more better manner. He explained how Japanese people work & how they had adopted this in their lives. Program got a good response and people thoroughly enjoyed. 

Denim, Mordi - Supervisory's Development Program

After the success of 1st module Supervisor development programme,, the second module of SDP’s Training had been imparted by Mr. Ankush Kumar –Corporate HR on 26th August, 2016. Total 25 staff members had attended the training session.

Several topics on Supervisory development programs were covered & discussed, like individual Growth pattern, Kano Model, Product life cycle, Team building, Tuckman model of team life cycle. Leadership, time management, Perfection with effective communication, Communication gap, barriers in effective communication, mind set & growth, emotional intelligence etc.

The session received a good response from participants as even they learnt a lot of new things in managing the employees at shop floor. Even the management has appreciated the program for it being a good learning session for all the participants.

Bagalur: Awareness Programme

Awareness about Health & Gynecological issues was organized at Bagalur unit on 27th July, 2016. A lecture on various aspects of Gynecological issues was provided by Mrs. Thilagavathi (Counsellor). 60 Women employees participated in the programme.


Bagalur: ERP Go Live Preparation Visit

Visit of High level team at Bagalur Unit for ERP Go live on 22 & 23rd August, 2016. Shri Hemanth Kumar Singh, Vice President - Corporate (IT) & Shri Rajiv Bhargava lead the programme. We need to manage expectations that there will be some volume of problems. We also need to set standards and achieve consistency in how to define problems.  

The business must be involved in problem resolution, especially in the areas of process, training and roles, on a full-time basis following Go Live.


Graphite School: Visit to T S Murthy Science & Technology Station, Obedullaganj

Students of the School alongwith School  Science Teacher, Smt. Swati Dubey visited the Science and Technology Centre Obedullaganj to get a deep insight in the working of the centre and to understand how  the organic farming is done and learn about plant  tissue  culture, as a part of a research work for National Science Child Congress.

Students visited the centre and collected various samples from the centre and also understood the working of the centre.

HEG: Workshop on Insurance Claims Processing

A session on insurance claims processing was conducted for our Finance & Commercial Team by Aon Global Insurance Brokers which is a Premier Consulting agency for insurance, reinsurance brokerage, risk & human capital. The participants learned the pros and cons of claim settlement in marine insurance polices, various criterias & conditions through-case studies. Overall session was excellent where participants came out with many implementable learnings.

Aon’s Marine insurance broking and risk management expertise is unique in the industry, providing both the heritage that comes from long-term commitment to the commercial marine sector and the skills that come from a diverse client list.

HEG: Technical Session on Electric Arc Furnace & their Operations

Technical expertise in Electric Arc Furnace is very essential for our customer engineering professionals who have to frequently move to customer sites to suggest better usage & to resolve technical issues regarding graphite electrodes. Understanding this requirement, HR - L & D organized a knowledge sharing session on EAFs, which was conducted by Shri  T. Nagarajan who received EAF technical know how through overseas training. The faculty shared the basics of EAF operations & regulations, Its advantages over other technologies, its bottlenecks etc.

Participants believed the session added value to their technical knowledge, reflecting in their performance subsequently

HEG: Session on TPM Excellence

A series of continuous efforts are being made in shop floors to improve process reliability at plant level. HR L&D organized total productive maintenance session for our maintenance team to learn the basic concepts equipment care & how machine operator can be a part of maintenance. Session was conducted by Mr. Kaushal Sharma PE (M), who visited JK Tyres Plant at Mysuru, the plant has received awards for excellence in consistent TPM Commitment.

HEG: Cooking Class for Tawa Staff

HR learning and development organized cooking classes for TAWA Mess Staff in August 2016 where the team learned to prepare various types of sandwiches for breakfast and other delicacies for lunch & dinner.

The main objective of these classes was to break the monotony in the menu through bringing variety & innovations in food. The session were taken by Bhopal’s renowned Culinary Artist, Mrs. Meenakshi Goyal where she not only taught the culinary skills, but also stressed on highlighting the importance of serving manners. She also interacted with staff’s families to provide them tips & suggestions to improve their home cooking.

HEG: Sessions on Commitment to Health & Well-being

When a company has healthy employees, it can reap the benefits, as a healthy employee will work with increased productivity, high morale and reduced mental & physical stress level. A session on Commitment to Health & Well-Being was conducted at Gurukul on 12th Aug 2016. It was organized with the basic idea of how the employees can reduce health care costs, increase vitality and thus reduce absenteeism which could be a win-win situation for both employees and the company. Faculty stressed on the topics health & hygiene, Self-control for ill habits of such as Smoking and Drinking, looking & feeling good and consistency in commitment towards health.  Session concluded with the faith that all will embrace this discipline in everyday life.

Rishabhdev: Self Development Programme

A monthly HR activity,  "Speak What you Know" was held at Rishabhdev in July and September months. Four selected staff in each programme given their performance in presence of a large number of officers and staff members followed by extempore speech on current affairs which was enjoyed by everyone.  

Banswara: Training Program

One day training on Supervisors Development Program was conducted by Shri Ankush Kumar from HO on 24th August, 2016. Total 19 participants attended this training program . During this program, he briefed about the Supervision skill, Team Spirit and Leadership Qualities.

Graphite School: Excursion for Students

School students were sent to various places for visit for enhancing their knowledge and gain of information of the places of visit.

  • All students were sent in four teams to different places escorted by teachers of the school
  • Classes Nursery to class III rd were sent  on a Bhopal tour.
  • Classes IVth & Vth  went to Peoples Mall.
  • Classes VI th  to VIII th went to   Tribal Museum
  • Classes  IX th to XII th went to Bhimbetka .
  • Students of classes enjoyed the tour and learnt a lot from the visit . They could see the different places
  • And collect information of the places of importance that they visited.
Graphite School: Workshop of “Role Of Effective Communication”

Orient Blackswan Pvt. Ltd. in association with Bhopal Sahodaya Complex, organized a workshop  in Sept-16 , on “Role of Effective Communication” (Verbal & Non Verbal ) for teachers of Bhopal Region at Carmel Convent School (BHEL), Bhopal. The Training specifically focused on SLRW Skills and interactive approaches to teach English with the aim to bring qualitative changes in teaching methodology and making them more interesting and student friendly.

The Teachers of Graphite Higher Secondary School namely, Ms. Deepti Mishra, Ms. Neeta Sethi & Ms. Nidhi Saha was actively attended and participated in this workshop. The workshop was anchored and facilitated by Ms. Prerna  Arman, an educational expert & international certified trainer (IBTA, Florida ). She has successfully conducted workshop on soft skills and behavioral training with over 9 yrs. of experience.

The workshop reinforced by various play way activities - like story building, Role modelling, Chart presentation on “changes in Education system then & now” with role of communication, games on visual learning, speech modulation, WAT & color therapy to induce learning since seeing is believing- doing is retaining. In last Session of workshop, importance of non-verbal communication & gestures was also discussed and greatly appreciated by the participants.

The workshop was participative in nature and interactive classroom sessions based on various communication techniques helps participants learns complex issues in a very simple  and  fun loving way.

Graphite School: C .C. A Activities As Per CBSE Norms In School

With academic various CCA activities are conducted in school every month to explore the talent in students in all  the spheres of learning in  school  and other activities .  It includes activities related to sports , cultural ,public speaking (language) The CCA Activities gives platform to all the students to explore and bring out their hidden talents.   It  helps to develop their interests by way of doing and learning the new skills.

Rishabhdev: Supervisory's Development Program

Shri Ankush Kumar from Corporate (HR) conducted a one day session of Supervisors on 27th September, 2016  on the topics, Team Building, Leadership, Effective Communication,  Time Management, Positive Mindset and Emotional Intelligence etc. About 30 staff members from various departments participated in the programme which everyone liked, appreciated and found beneficial.

Graphite School: Report On Inter School Competition

Sant Hirdaram Girls College, Bhopal organized a “Young Fest- A bonanza of Interschool events" on 7 & 8 October, 2016 in a grand manner to develop harmony & healthy environment among the schools. Various schools from Bhopal participated in this prestigious event. Student of Graphite Higher Secondary School participated in the events and showcase their skills and won prizes in different competitions. Kumari Chanchal Gupta of class IX & Kumari Komal Kushwaha of Class XI bagged the 1st position of Rs.3000/- & 2nd position of Rs. 2,000/- respectively in “Best Out of Waste competition”.

In Science model making, Graphite School represented by Kumari Shweta Gour, XII Class & Kumari Mansi Soni, Class XI & Master Ayush Thakur of Class XI put up an excellent performance and won 1st prize & cash of Rs.3000/- in this category. The theme for the Science Model was “Styrofoam – Midway between Plastic and Paper”, which was appreciated by the judges and the other school teams. Spreading far the literary fame of Graphite School , Kumari Rachna Tiwari of Class XII & Kumari Ria Soni of Class X , added yet another feather in the cap of Graphite School by winning Consolation Prize in Essay writing Competition. An Open Quiz was conducted by Mr Prince Gaba (Renowed Quiz Master) where Team of Graphite School answered the questions with immense confidence and won 4 prizes in the category. Students of school also enthusiastically participated in Dance & Group Song Competition which was praised by audience and judges. In Prize distribution ceremony, Graphite School won “Best Performance” and “Maximum Participation” trophy.

The Principal of Graphite School, Ms. Vinita Mishra &  School team were awarded  trophies & certificate by Dr. Shashi Raj, Ex UGC Member  & Group Director SHGC , Dr. Charanjeet  Kaur, Principal, SHGC , which adds glory & fame for Graphite School.

Banswara: Management Window on “Harmonizing Conflicts”

RSWM,  Lodha, HR department organized a Management Window  Session on " Harmonizing Conflicts"  for all staff members. The presentation was given by Shri Babu Mathew, Shri  Pramod Mahipal and Shri  Dilip Singh, Mentees of Shri N.K. Bahedia.  The gist of the discussions were conflict is the driving force of change in any organization. Without conflict, organization will stagnate and crumble. Rather than shy away from conflict, it is the way of handling and managing makes it destructive. So change the way we handle the conflict. Harmony is not the absence of conflict. But the ability to cope with it.


Poetry - Hath Hum Milayenge

Editorial Team

Editor-in-Chief: Sudhir Sood

Copy Editor: U. Padma Latha

Editorial Board:

  • S.C. Garg
  • O. P. Ajmera
  • Raju Rustogi
  • Rakesh Mahajan
  • Sanjay Sharma
  • Mohit Maheshwari
  • Jyoti Gupta

 

 

 

Contact Detail

Bhilwara Towers, A-12, Sector-1,
Noida-201301, (INDIA)

Tel.:+91-120-4390300

Email : padma.latha@lnjbhilwara.com

Website : www.lnjbhilwara.com

 

© 2016 LNJ Bhilwara Group. All Right Reserved.