KLS IMER, Belagavi launched HR-CONNECT forum on 14th July 2018. The purpose of HR-CONNECT is to bring all HR professionals from Belagavi on one platform for creating synergy to achieve excellence in the area of people management and to strengthen the association between industries and the institute. Twenty six HR professionals from various industries, HR students and staff of IMER had participated in the event. The forum is open to membership for industries to nominate HR executives.

The forum was inaugurated by Mr. Vishwas Shinde, Assistant Vice President-HR from Hindalco Industries Limited, Belagavi. Mr. Vishwas Shinde spoke on the importance of collaboration between industries and institute. He emphasised on continuous learning and how HR-CONNECT can help HR professionals to develop themselves. Mr. Shinde concluded by stressing on sustaining and growing the connection.

Knowledge sessions on various topics were conducted by Mr. Rajendra Belgaumkar, Chairman, Governing Council KLS IMER, Mr. Vinayak Lokur, Entrepreneur and Mrs. Shailaja Hiremath, Assistant Professor-HR, IMER.