Niyukti is an apt name for an event which brings hundreds of job aspirants and scores of recruiting companies together under one roof and gives them an opportunity to seek out the best match for each other, from each other. In the six years since its inception, Niyukti, the Annual Job Fest of the Lloyd Group of Institutions, Greater Noida, has hosted more than 6000 students and 250 recruiters (some of them choosing to come again and again every year!) on its campus in the month of April every year. Most of the students have found their first job in the Lloyd’s Job Fest-Niyukti and started the journey of their career.
The Lloyd Group of Institutions, Greater Noida was established in 2004 and offers courses ranging from Diploma, Degree, to Post graduation in Pharmacy, Management, Data Analytics, Education, Engineering and Law. All the courses are duly approved by their respective regulatory agencies and over the years have gained prestige for their quality and the holistic learning experience gained by students on the campus. A testimony to the quality of education offered is that the B. Pharm. Program of the Institute has been approved for accreditation by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA), which ensures implementation of international quality standards and relevance of education.
The Objective of “Niyukti”- The Lloyd Job Fest is as follows:
The Lloyd Job Fest started in 2016 out of a discussion between the Group Chairman, Shri Manohar Thairani, the then Drug Controller General (India), Dr. G N Singh, Sh. S L Nasa (Registrar, Delhi Pharmacy Council and President, Indian Hospital Pharmacists’ Association) and the personality bringing them all together, Lloyd Group Director, Prof. (Dr.) Vandana Arora Sethi. The thread of the discussion was placements and the struggle made by passing out graduates in finding suitable jobs and the growing disinterest of big companies in visiting college campuses for their recruitments. They identified that it is not just a problem for Lloyd but for all the students in almost every college as the youth of the nation is in dire need of jobs while at the same time companies lament the unavailability of a large employable pool of talent. The dream “Sab Ko Shiksha, Sab Ko Rozgaar” of our Honorable Prime Minister could be realized only if some socially responsible organizations took it upon themselves for this noble cause. Dr. G N Singh and Sh. Nasa pledged their full and unconditional support if the Lloyd Group was ready to make the efforts call multiple companies and provide them a large pool of candidates by inviting students from other colleges.
With no other resources and no financial aid from any external agency, the Lloyd Group took it upon itself to organize and event where not just its own students but students from other colleges, so called competitors, as well. The single most defining feature of Niyukti is that no student is charged a single penny to participate and meet several recruiters in one single day. All they have to do is simply register online for free and come to the Lloyd Campus on the day of the event.
The event’s sole purpose is to “Connect the right candidate with the right company for a bright career” and provide job opportunities for the soon-to-be-graduates as well as struggling-experienced students. Lloyd-Job-Fest is sumptuously publicized, covering a huge geographical arch and today attracts students from not just Uttar Pradesh and Delhi-NCR but Rajasthan, Orissa, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh and Punjab.
This year the Lloyd Group organized Niyukti-2023, their 7th Mega Job Fest on Saturday, 15th April’23. The Job Fest was organized specifically for the candidates of Pharmacy and Management educational background. Preparations began months prior at Lloyd-campus as they invited the students from various Institutes/Universities not only from Delhi NCR but from all over the nation. Invitations were sent out to various multinational brands from different sectors like production, quality assurance, quality control, sales & marketing, business development, banking and finance, human resources, regulatory affairs etc. to interview and offer jobs to the eligible candidates. More than 2000 students registered from 150+ Institutes/ Universities registered for the placement drive conducted by 50+ companies.
As the big day arrived, the Registration Desks were over-flown with hundreds of students since 8:00 in the morning, many of whom had travelled overnight in the hunt for a job. Lloyd successfully interviewed more than 1500 students from 150 Institutes/Universities, from Institutes all over India including some leading institutes like Delhi Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research University (DPSRU), Jamia Hamdard, Amity University, Guru Jambeshwar University (Hisar), DIT (Dehradun), Benett University, Dr. Harisingh Gour Central University Sagar, GLA University, Galgotia’s University, GD Goenka University, GLA University, IPEM (Ghaziabad), IIMT University, JSS College of Pharmacy, K R Mangalam University, KIET (Muradnagar), MIET (Meerut), RKGIT (Ghaziabad), IMS (Ghaziabad), Sharda University, SGT University, Utkal University (Odisha), University of Kashmir, University of Kota, and Uttranchal University (Dehradun)
Many celebrated brand names such as Jubilant Biosys, Alkem Laboratories, AIMIL, Multani Pharmaceuticals, Gracure Pharma, USV, Felix Hospitals, Apollo Pharmacy, Ypsomed India, Raptakos Brett, Star Health Insurance, NeoMedix Healthcare, Nutrilife India, Arbro Pharmaceuticals, Blueocean Healthcare, Mascot HealthSeries, Systopic Laboratories, Zuche Pharmaceuticals, Florencia Healtcare, Generix Lifesciences, Medicart Healtcare, Tech Mahindra, Decathlon, Paytm, Vodafone, Milk Basket, Concentrix, Vserv, Yokohama Tyres, Deta Trend, Hike Education, KUWY, Car Dekho Group, Value Prospects, and many more participated in the Job-Fest in search of their desired candidates.
The valedictory ceremony initiated with a warm welcome to the various eminent dignitaries, Dr. G N Singh (Advisor to Honorable Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh & Former DCGI), Shri. Awanish Kumar Awasthi (Advisor to Honorable Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh & Former Additional Chief Secretary, Govt. of U.P.), Sh. S L Nasa (Former Registrar, Delhi Pharmacy Council), Prof. Roop K Khar, (Former President, Indian Pharmaceutical Association) and each recruiters for their commitment to make Lloyd Job-Fest an iconic event, 7 years in-a-row.
Dr. G N Singh (Advisor to Honorable Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh & Former DCGI) was impressed by the event and appreciate the institute for providing the platform for young candidates. He also gives his blessings to continue and get strengthened in future to become model for other to follow.
Shri. Awanish Kumar Awasthi (Advisor to Honorable Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh & Former Additional Chief Secretary Govt. of U.P.) congratulates to the Lloyd group for organising the event and encouraged the companies to recruit more and more young professionals.
Lloyd’s International Journal of Newgen Research in Pharmacy and Healthcare was launched on this auspicious occasion. The event ended with gleaming faces of the candidates & a thank-you note by Sh. Manohar Thairani, President, Lloyd Group to all the recruiters for their efforts in the grand placement drive while the Group Director, Prof. (Dr.) Vandana Arora Sethi reiterated the previous Job-Fest in comparision with the current year’s with immense pride and a promise of inflation in the quality & number of participants as well as the brands.