Meet the team

India HR LIVE blog is dedicated to sharing insights on various trends and happenings in Human Resources, Work & Career.

Meet our contributors. Every one of us has expertise in the area they write about and has their own point of view and perspective. Each one of us share unique thoughts and experiences which can help you advance in the HR profession. We bring 2-3 blogs every week at India HR LIVE.

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Nisha Raghavan – Founder & Host, India HR LIVE

nisha-raghavan-color-profile Nisha Raghavan, Founder & host of India HR LIVE, is a Global HR professional with extensive experience in handling Talent Management, Employee Engagement and Cultural diversity at workplace. After having worked in Corporate India for a while she moved to United States and talks about her Global HR experiences at her blog Your HR Buddy!! She is a Co-host of DriveThruHR, HR’s #1 Daily Radio Show at 12 noon CT. She was recently listed as one of the Top 100 most social HR experts on twitter by Huffington post. Connect with her on LinkedIn, Facebook & on twitter @TheHrbuddy

Sunder Ramachandran – #IndiaHRLIVEwriter

Sunder Ramachandran Sunder Ramachandran is a highly energetic training leader with extensive experience in building capabilities for large teams in the offshore/outsourcing space. He is currently a Senior Training Manager with JLT Group, one of the world’s largest providers of insurance and employee benefits related advice, brokerage and associated services including an office of over 850 employees in Mumbai, India.

Sunder’s articles on workplace learning have appeared in Indian & International media including The Economic Times, Hindu Business Line, Times Ascent, National HRD Newsletter,,,, Human Capital and His articles can be read at He is passionate about social learning and blogs on the learning experiments that he is leading at

Sunder was a training entrepreneur for five years and has gained valuable experience on both the ‘Buy’ & ‘Sell’ side of the training business.. Connect with him on  LinkedIn and on twitter @sundertrg.

Rimjhim Ray – #IndiaHRLIVEwriter

Rimjhim Rimjhim Ray heads the Social Media Marketing at Tata Consultancy Services. She is an experienced sales and marketing professional having led  global portfolios including new age solutions such as cloud, social media and mobility. She has also lead CS initiatives in various countries including UK and Ireland and have championed social media programs around sustainability. She is an avid blogger, marathoner and a social media practitioner. She holds a degree in Mathematics and Computer Applications from Jadavpur University and a MBA from SP Jain, Mumbai. She also holds certificates in Social Media from Chartered Institute of Marketing, UK. She is an avid toastmaster and she is a part of the executive committee of Mumbai Toast Masters. Check out her blog at Globe-Slother. Connect with her on LinkedIn and on twitter @GlobeSlother.

Kunjal Kamdar – #IndiaHRLIVEwriter

Kunal Kunjal Kamdar has been involved in hiring for the last eight years, having worked in both recruitment and sourcing capacities. Currently, he works with WNS Global Services in India as a Group Manager – Social Recruiting. Kunjal enjoys sourcing and using Social Media to expand and innovate new channels in the recruitment process. Blogging is his real passion, and he in turn loves sharing his passion for sourcing and social media with others in the recruiting community. Check out his blog at Rambling Recruiter’s Blog. Connect with him on LinkedIn and on twitter @kunjal23.

Nupur Phatak – #IndiaHRLIVEwriter

Nupur1 Nupur , a Core HR Specialist, brings 10 years of experience from IT Industry, Teaching and Training, with her. Currently associated with Diaspark Infotech Pvt. Ltd. Indore, as Manager HR-India Operations, she has worked with organizations like NSE.IT, ICSI Indore Chapter, University of Indore and SSI Limited in the past. Her interest areas in Core HR domain are Training, Employee Engagement and Retention. She has an inclination towards writing & photography and she loves singing too! A rookie mom, voracious reader, travel maniac and foodie to the core, she believes people in her life are her biggest treasure! Get connected to her using Twitter handle @imnoops | Linkedin | Facebook | HR Blog

Raghunandan S V (SVR) – #IndiaHRLIVE Community Connect

raghu Raghunandan  ( SVR) is a passionate HR generalist  with over 20 years. who has been currently into consulting assignments on HR Projects specializing in M&A, Change Management, OD interventions and Employee Engagement activities. He is widely networked across social networking sites and has been a mentor, coach, advisor to his professional colleagues, students of HR and is a visiting guest speaker at B Schools. He is associated with Professional HR bodies like National HRD Network, MTHR Global and SHRM and by moderating the online groups for National HRD Network, Bangalore Chapter and Association of Bangalore Coaches on Facebook and Linkedin.  He has been associated with India HR Live  as Community Manager and moderate our Facebook profile & Linkedin group.  His hobbies include photography, nature treks, travel blogs and community development  with minds of different thoughts and volunteers for social causes. Connect with him on Linkedin , Facebook and on Twitter at @svraghunandan.

Sharad Verma – #IndiaHRLIVEwriter

Sharad1 Sharad Verma is the head of Talent Engagement and Development for SunGard Global Technology, supporting more than 3,000 employees in the company’s Global Solution Centers in India, Shanghai and Tunisia. A post graduate from the prestigious XLRI, Sharad has served as Head of HR for Berkadia (a subsidiary of Berkashire Hathaway),, and BNY Mellon. Read his blog here. Connect with him on LinkedIn, Facebook and on twitter at @iSharad.

Meetu Khanduja – #IndiaHRLIVEwriter

meetu Meetu Khanduja is an HR professional with extensive experience of working with IT/ITES industry. She holds an MBA (HR) and PDG (Intellectual Property Rights) from Indian Law Institute, New Delhi. She has been working with Artech Infosystems as Outsourcing HR consultant with specific involvement in Employee Engagement & Retention, Talent Management and HR outsourcing functions. She enjoys volunteering for social and environmental causes. She shares her experience and views on HR on her blog at HRdictionary. Connect with her on LinkedIn, Facebook & on twitter at @hrdictionary.

Rakshita Dwivedi – #IndiaHRLIVEwriter

Rakshita Rakshita Dwivedi comes with around six years of varied HR experience with MNC’s and Startups. Currently she is associated with plugHR. Mathematics has always made data analytics one of her favorites which later shaped in the form of interest for technology and social media applications. She has always believed that HR is about stepping in employer’s shoes while still being an employee and indeed such challenging task is worthy of all the efforts put in to strike the right balance. Writing is her passion which helps her connect with a wider audience and makes her write for plugHR . In the past she has written for Fleximoms and Avatar too. Read her blog here. Connect with her on LinkedIn, Facebook & on twitter at @rak_d.

Ellora Panda – #IndiaHRLIVE Event Coordinator


Currently based out of Kolkata , heading the Management Development  Function division  for East Service Area in Idea Cellular Ltd , Ellora is fond of reading and writing. An active NHRDian , associated with Bhubaneswar chapter she is also the Founder member of the  Learning  and Development  group in  Facebook  which brings out the global  quarterly e- newsletter Ekakshaara. A Reiki practioner, she is fond of the two squirrels at home.  Connect with her on  Facebook LinkedIn   Or Follow me in Twitter at @e_panda