Centre for Human Resources Development

The Centre for Human Resources Development under ASCI has the mandate of developing managerial and leadership competencies through capacity building and use of innovative instructional design approaches. The learning and development model adopted by CHRD is designed to develop critical leadership competencies needed during the turbulent times. The robust model revolves around the following themes: leadership, employee wellbeing, diversity and inclusion, ethical governance and customer delight.

Learning and Development Model of CHRD

LeadershipEmployee WellbeingDiversity and InclusionEthical GovernanceCustomer Delight
Critical ThinkingMindfulness TrainingAddressing Generational GapBusiness EthicsCustomer Relationship Management
Influencing SkillsExploring Character StrengthsMapping Gender DiversityValue Based GovernanceInnovations in Service Quality Delivery
Emotional IntelligencePsychological Wellbeing
Negotiation Strategies
Building Teams
High Performance Culture

CHRD has designed and conducted international programs on leadership development and sustainable development for Senior Civil Servants, CMD, Managing Directors, Executive Directors of Power Utilities and Department of Energy of various state governments. These programs included study tours to Australia, New Zealand, Germany, France, Switzerland and Japan.

Faculty of CHRD also conduct customised leadership development programs for international audience. These programs are supported by Ministry of External Affairs and receive participants from Africa, Asia, Latin America and SAARC countries.

Centre has offered its services to clients ranging from Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR), State Bank of India, Canara Bank, Punjab National Bank, Central Bank of India, Allahabad Bank, Tamilnad Mercantile Bank, Indian Overseas Bank, Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), Life Insurance Corporation of India, Public Sector General Insurance Companies (PSGICs), Agriculture Insurance Company of India Ltd, Ferro Alloys Corporation Limited, Indian oil Corporation Limited, Power Finance Corporation, REC ltd, Bihar State Power Holding Company Ltd, MAHAGENCO, Intelligence Bureau, Asia Development Bank, Department of Public Enterprises, Ministry of External Affairs, Union Public Service Commission and Backward Class Residential Schools Welfare Societies of AP and Telangana.

Recently, Centre has completed external evaluation of Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya National Mission on Teachers and Teaching Study in India for Ministry of Education and Study on Management Consulting and Study on SAKAR Training Centre Business Plan for Mahatma Phule Backward Class Development Corporation Ltd (MPBCDC), Maharashtra. ASCI’s Karmayogi Cell at Centre is developing course content for the iGOT-Karmayogi platform of the Department of Personnel and Training. The major objective of the platform is to bring scale and state-of-the-art infrastructure to augment the capacities of civil servants and other government officials.

  • Study on improving livelihood opportunities for Joginis and women affected by trafficking in Ananthapur Dist in AP
  • Documentation of Stories of Resilience – IFDA
  • Third party Evaluation of study in India Scheme
  • Study on management consulting for Mahatma Phule Backward class development corporation Ltd (MPBCDC)
  • Study on SAKAAR Training centre business plan for Mahatma Phule Backward class development corporation Ltd (MPBCDC)
  • Impact Assessment Study of Project for Skill Development Programme for unemployed youth of SC/ST/OBC/EWS categories of Society
  • Screening exercise for Assessment of officers – placement in the scale of ZM(S) and Promotion to the cadre of ZM (O) and SDM Promotion Round 2020-21
  • Screening Exercise for promotion to officers of scale V in Agriculture Insurance Company of India Limited
  • Carrying out Feasibility study on federation own
  • Design & Delivery of capacity Building program for civil Servants to implement 2030 Agenda
  • Formulation Provision of Consultancy services for Rationalisation of Civilian Cadres of Indian Navy
  • Enhancing Performance and Well-being through Leadership
  • Ethics and Values in Administration
  • Enhancing Managerial Effectiveness
  • Psychology of Influence and Persuasion)
  • Programme on Leading with Emotional Intelligence
  • Programme on Improving Work Culture
  • Decision Making for Effective Leadership
  • General Management Programme for Executives
  • Programme on CSR and Sustainability
  • Leadership for Innovative Thinking
  • Leadership Development Programme for the Officials of SEBI
  • Programme on Managing Strategic Innovation
  • Capacity Building Programme for Executives

Dr. B Lakshmi

Professor and Centre Director

Mr. Hareesh Meppat

Assistant Professor

Dr. Bharath Shashanka Katkam

Assistant Professor