Keka, a company that helps small and medium-sized businesses with their HR needs, organized a two-day badminton tournament called SHUTTLERS in Hyderabad on May 20 and 21. The event was held to celebrate International HR Day and to promote physical wellness among corporate HR professionals. The tournament was attended by 350 participants, including some big names from the HR ecosystem. Arjuna Awardee and badminton player Parupalli Kashyap was also present and played a few games with the participants.
Vijay Yalamanchili, CEO of Keka, said that the goal of the tournament was to bring together corporate HR professionals in an engaging event that promotes physical wellness, contributing to overall productivity and performance. He also said that it was heartwarming to see so many HR professionals participating in the tournament and having a great time.
The runner up of the women’s single was Pavitra Patnaikuni from Qualizeal and the men’s single winner was Abhinash Waza Info LLC. Sudha Nujilla from GAC Digital Pvt Ltd and Velluri Siva Pavan from Pixelloid studios Pvt Ltd were awarded as the emerging player in women and men category. The event ended with prize distribution by the chief guest followed by high tea.
Keka is a leading HR tech platform in India that helps businesses with automation of people processes, creating an engaged and driven culture, and streamlining and automating payroll, recruiting, leave & attendance, performance management and more. It has managed to leave an indelible mark with a reach of 6500+ customers across various sectors, including IT services, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, professional service organisations, accounting, taxation, fin-tech, and others. It currently runs the payroll of 1.5M employees across the world.