FICCI Innovation Summit for the past 3 years has been driving some of the most value adding conversations around the culture of innovation. It is established as a flagship event curated, designed, and supported by the FICCI HR committee comprising of the senior HR leadership from major sectors of economy and is positioned as one of the most coveted platforms for Innovation enthusiasts and evangelists in India.

With the Innovation Summit in background, this year we are introducing “The HR Innovation Awards”, to be one of India's most prestigious and exclusive awards which will highlight best practices and offer an unmatched opportunity to celebrate innovations in HR. The awards are envisaged to acknowledge organizations with innovation as a key agenda. With changing business and talent landscape post COVID, HR became a critical function to craft and deploy innovative strategies across the spectrum – be it talent acquisition, management, engagement, or retention which reflected as clear business impact.



  • Mr. Vippin Kumar Jain, Chief General Manager (e-Learning & Development), IndianOil Institute of Petroleum Management (IiPM)
  • Ms. Nikita Zutshi, Senior Vice President HR , Makemytrip
  • Dr. Reena Sanghvi, AVP, Corporate HR & Talent Vertical Head, Aarti Industries
  • Mr. SK Bose, Former Executive Director HR, IOCL
  • Ms. Sonal Kapur, Head HR, Esme Consumer
  • Mr. Rishi Khandelwal, Head HR- C & B, Microsoft
  • Ms. Aliya Khatoon, GM HR, Paytm

Awardees of HRIA 2023

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