Conference Programme

Powering India through Innovation & Technology in Railways

9 February 2019

10:00 – 10:45 Inaugural Session
Session Moderator - Shri V.K. Raina
  Dr Ajay Mathur, DG/TERI
Dr Shekhar C. Munde, DG/CSIR
Shri Rajesh Agrawal, Member Rolling Stock, Railway Board and ex-officio Secretary to Govt. of India
Shri V.K. Raina, Retd. General Manager, Indian Railways
Shri Saurabh Sood, Country Head, GATX
Shri A.K. Tewari, Principal Executive Director, Environment and Housekeeping Management
11:00 – 13:00 Session I - Technology, the evolving scenarios
Session Moderator - Shri Shailendra N. Jaiswal, Principal Executive Director Railways
  India made Metro coaches, successes and potential
Shri Shubranshu, Principal Chief Mechanical Engineer, Integral Coach Factory (ICF)

Skill development – Indian Metro
Shri Anuj Dayal, Executive Director (PRO), Delhi Metro Rail Corporation,

Establishing India for rail industry exports
Smart Yards
Shri Annirudh, GGM, RITES
Shri Anil Vij, ED/Technical Services, RITES

Sensorization, CBM etc. Using AI & IoT for Railways
Shri Rajinder Mohan, CEO, RT Vision

Automation in industry and rail
Shri Rajesh Rathi, President Asia Pacific International Society of Automation
RDSO & SRESTHA – Dr Aniruddh Gautam, Executive Director, SRESTHA, Research Design and Standards Organization (RDSO)
14:30 – 16:30 Session II - A growing horizon for rails in India
Session Moderator- Shri Ravinder Gupta, PED/Workshops, Railway Board
  R&D support of Indian Oil to railways in achieving excellence
Dr SSV Ram Kumar, Director R&D, Indian Oil
Dr K. Balasubramaniam, Director, Nonferrous Materials Technology Development Centre (NFTDC)

Environment and rail
Shri Sanjay Kumar, GGM/DFCCIL

The new signalling frontiers
Shri Rajeev Sharma, Additional Member (Signal), Railway Board

Sanjay Sharma
CEO Cloudatix

DFC- A new concept takes shape
Shri Praveen Kumar,
GGM, Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation India Ltd (DFCCIL)

How digital media can influence customers and how it can be leveraged effectively to increase ridership
Ms. Anindita Sinha, Head Corporate Communication, L&T Metro Rail Hyderabad Ltd.
16:30 – 17:15 Valedictory
Session Moderator - Shri V.K. Raina
  Shri Rajesh Agrawal, Member Rolling Stock, Railway Board
Shri Bharat Salhotra, MD, Alstom
Shri Sudhir Rao, MD, Bombardier
Shri D. Ghosh, CEO, ESCORTS

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