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    Profile of Speakers International Conference on Indian RailwaysA Trillion Dollar Opportunity

    Conference on Indian Railways: A Trillion Dollar OpportunitySaturday, September 3, 2016

    The Great Room, Hotel Four Seasons, Worli, Mumbai


    09.00 a.m. 09.30 a.m. : Registration

    09.30 a.m. 11.15 a.m. : Inaugural Session - Indian Railways: A Trillion Dollar Opportunity

    09.30 a.m. : Lighting of Lamp by the Dignitaries

    09.35 a.m. 09.45 a.m. : Welcome AddressMr. Deepak Premnarayen, President, Indian Merchants Chamber

    09.45 a.m. 09.55 a.m. : Introduction of the ConferenceMr. Hari Sankaran, Chairman, IMC Infrastructure Committee andVice Chairman & MD, IL&FS

    09.55 a.m. 10.05 a.m. : Address byMr. Lalit Jalan, CEO, Reliance Infrastructure Ltd.

    10.05 a.m. 10.15 a.m. : Address byMr. Sunil Mathur, MD and CEO, Siemens India

    10.15 a.m. -10.30 a.m. : Address byMr. Deepak Parekh, Chairman, HDFC Ltd.

    10.30 a.m. 10.45 a.m. : Address by Guest of HonourDr. Bibek Debroy , Member, NITI Aayog

    10.45 a.m. 11.10 a.m. : Key note Address by Chief GuestShri Suresh Prabhu, Honourable Union Minister for Railways

    11.10 a.m. 11.15 a.m. : Vote of ThanksDr. Lalit Kanodia, Vice President, IMC

    11.15 a.m. 11:30 a.m. Tea/Coffee Break

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    Profile of Speakers International Conference on Indian RailwaysA Trillion Dollar Opportunity

    11.30 a.m. 01.30 p.m. : Technical Session 1 - Fast Track: Accelerating Investments

    : Theme Presentation and Session Chair : Dr. Bibek Debroy, Member, NITI Aayog

    Panel1. Mr. Kuldip Singh, Ex-Member TDSAT2. Ms. Namita Mehrotra, ED (Resource Mobilization), Ministry of Railways3. Mr Harsh Dhingra, Managing Director, Bombardier India4. Mr. Avirup Nag, Partner, Indus Law5. Mr. Sibia Will, Sweco

    Q&A session01.30 p.m. 02.00 p.m. : Lunch Break

    02.00 p.m. 03.45 p.m. : Technical Session 2 - Changing Track : Operations to Customer ServiceTheme Presentation and Session Chair: Mr. Sanjeev S Ahluwalia, Advisor ORF

    Panel1. Mr. Arvind Malkhede, Group General Manager, IRCTC2. Ms. Shinjini Kumar, CEO, Paytm3. Mr. Rajiv Gujral, Ex. Taj Hotels4. Mr. K Manohar Raja, General Manager, Railtel5. Mr. Alok Kshirsagar, Partner, McKinsey & Co.6. Mr. Himanshu Arora, BlaBla Car

    Q&A Session03.45 p.m. 04.00 p.m. : Tea/Coffee Break04.00 p.m. 05.45 p.m. : Technical Session 3 - Developing Multi Modal Transport Nodes

    Theme Presentation and Session Chair : Mr. S K Lohia, CEO, IR Station DevelopmentCorporation

    Panel1. Mr. Tilak Raj Seth, EVP & Head, Siemen Mobility2. Mr. Deepak Chatterjee, CEO, IIFCL Projects3. Mr. V. Kalyana Rama, Director (Projects & Services), CONCOR4. Mr. Maneesh Verma, SVP, Engie India5. Mr. B D Prasad, CEO Integration, PPAM Solkraft6. Mr. Satish Yadav, CTO, Mirasys7. Mr. C Devarajan, MD URC Group

    : Q&A Session

    05.45 p.m. - 06.00 p.m. : Valedictory Session :

    Mr. Deepak Premnarayen, President, IMCMr. Hari Sankaran, VC&MD, IL&FS Group

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    Profile of Speakers International Conference on Indian RailwaysA Trillion Dollar Opportunity

    Shri Suresh PrabhuHonble Union Minister for Railways

    Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu is a fourth time Member of the Lok Sabha from Rajapur Constituency ofMaharashtra - one of the biggest states of India. He was Industry Minister, Government of India in his firstspell. Then, he was Minister of Environment and Forests, Government of India and formerly, Minister ofFertilizers & Chemicals. He was the Union Minister for Power, Government of India until August 2002.

    Shri Suresh Prabhu has often been described by many as that "un-common whiff of much needed fresh air"on the horizon of Indian public life who is not only armed with education, ability, understanding, highintegrity, zero corruption but also with delivered milestones. An all India rank holding Chartered Accountantarmed with a Law degree Shri Suresh Prabhu is amongst those admirable names in public life with emphasisand jest for academics.

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    Profile of Speakers International Conference on Indian RailwaysA Trillion Dollar Opportunity

    Dr. Bibek DebroyMember, Niti Aayog

    Dr. Bibek Debroy is an economist and was educated in Ramakrishna Mission School, Narendrapur; PresidencyCollege, Kolkata; Delhi School of Economics and Trinity College, Cambridge. He has worked in PresidencyCollege, Kolkata (1979-83), Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune (1983-87); Indian Institute ofForeign Trade, Delhi (1987-93); as the Director of a Ministry of Finance/UNDP project on legal reforms (1993-98); Department of Economic Affairs (1994-95); National Council of Applied Economic Research (1995-96);Rajiv Gandhi Institute for Contemporary Studies (1997-2005); PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry(2005-06); and Centre for Policy Research (2007-2015). He has authored/edited several books, papers andpopular articles and has also been a Consulting/Contributing Editor with several newspapers.

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    Profile of Speakers International Conference on Indian RailwaysA Trillion Dollar Opportunity

    Mr. Deepak ParekhChairman, HDFC Ltd.

    Mr. Deepak Parekh (70), Chairman of HDFC, spearheads Indias premier housing finance company HDFCLtd., which has turned the dream of owning a home into a reality for millions across the country. His astutebusiness acumen and farsightedness has not only made HDFC the leader in Mortgages, but has alsotransformed it into Indias leading Financial Services Conglomerate with presence in Banking, AssetManagement, Life Insurance, General Insurance, Real Estate Venture Fund, Real Estate, Education Loansand Education.

    Mr. Parekh is on the board of several leading corporations across diverse sectors. He is the Non-ExecutiveChairman in India of BAE Systems India (Services) Pvt Ltd, Glaxo Smithkline Pharmaceuticals and Siemens.He is also on the boards of Fairfax Financial Holdings corporation, Indian Hotels Company Ltd, Mahindra &Mahindra Ltd, Network18 Media and Investments ltd and international boards of DP World UAE andVedanta Resources plc besides being on the board HDFC Group Companies. He is also on the Advisory Boardof several Indian corporate and MNCs.

    In addition to being known for his vociferous views seeking standardization and transparency in the realestate sector, Mr. Parekh is dubbed as the unofficial crisis consultant of the Government. Be it his role ofreviving Satyam (2009) and getting UTI from the mess (late 90s). Mr. Parekh has always been willing toshare his ideas and experience to formulate reform policies across sectors. This at times, has also meantadvising the Government to take hard decisions. It is his quality of a trouble-shooter that has made him aguiding force and an active member of various high-powered Economic Groups, Government-appointedAdvisory Committees and Task Forces.

    Some of the international organizations which Mr. Parekh is associated with in an advisory capacity,include Indo US CEO Forum, City of London, Indo German Chamber of Commerce (IGCC),etc.

    Government and Industry impressed by Mr. Parekhs performance and sobriety, have honored him withseveral awards. Some of the most important ones are; the Padma Bhushan in 2006. Internationally some ofhis recent prominent awards include, Bundesverdienstkreuz Germanys Cross of the Order of Merit oneof the highest distinction by the Federal Republic of Germany in 2014, Knight in the Order of the Legionof Honour one of the highest distinction by the French Republic in 2010, First international recipient of theOutstanding Achievement Award by Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, in 2010.

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    Profile of Speakers International Conference on Indian RailwaysA Trillion Dollar Opportunity

    Mr. Lalit JalanCEO, Reliance Infrastructure Ltd.

    Mr. Lalit Jalan is Group Director of Reliance Group and Chief Executive Officer of Reliance InfrastructureLimited amongst leading Indian conglomerates. Group has diverse business interests across Finance,Infrastructure, Power, Telecom, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Natural resources & Entertainment sectors.

    Mr. Jalan completed B.Tech from IIT, Kanpur in 1979; did MBA in Finance from Wharton School and Mastersin Computer Science from University of Pennsylvania in 1982. He was consistently in top 1% of his class andwas in the Directors Honours and Deans List at Wharton.

    He joined Reliance Industries in 1995 as the organisations youngest ever CEO. Then served in many criticalleadership positions across the group, before being elevated to the current position to steer future vision andgrowth initiatives of entire Group. He is also Chairman of BSES Delhi Power Distribution companies.

    In a decades time, he was instrumental in steering the transformation of BSES (Mumbai) into RelianceInfrastructure Ltd. with leading presence across Power, Roads, Metro, Airports and Cement. He transformedDelhi Discoms from profusely bleeding utility into a world class electricity utility.

    He is a born entrepreneur with passion for technology. Strongly believes in people development throughempowerment. An avid sportsman, he represented college in Cricket, Bridge & Swimming.He was awarded the Distinguished Alumni Award by IIT, Kanpur (2004); selected for IITK@50 at IIT Kanpur(2010) and showcased as one of IIT systems top 15 achievers at the 1st PAN IIT meet in California (2003).

    About Reliance Group

    The Reliance Group is among Indias top private sector business houses on all major financialparameters, with assets of Rs. 316,000 crore, net worth over Rs. 100,000 crore and Revenues overRs. 62,000 crore. Across different companies, the group has a customer ba