Human resources have got importance during late 80's in India. Earlier it was mainly known as a part of administration work and related to industrial relations. But with globalization, HR has also grown from personnel administration to strategic HR. However, strategic role of HR is not very wide spread in all the sectors/organization. Large scale industries or MNCs have started realizing the importance of managing HR strategically and have started taking initiatives accordingly.
Study by GSHR students also reveal that though students of today at chennai is aware of HR, they feel the role is still restricted to recruitment and training.