HRD is a mechanism of building competent, committed, and loyal human resource in order to meet organizational challenges at present and in future. In other words, HRD is concerned with transforming an individual into organizational resource, which can be utilized to capitalize the opportunity and overall organizational development.

According to DeCenzo and Robbins, “Human resource development is concerned with preparing employees to work effectively and efficiently in an organization”.

Thus, HRD is the process of energizing the human potential through training and development, performance appraisal and career development program that can be used for organizational enhancement.

Importance of HRD:

  1. Develop skills and
  2. Facilitates career
  3. Increase employees’ commitment on the
  4. Improves decision
  5. Manage change and
  6. Environmental
  7. Link business strategy and employees’