Minister of Road Transport and Highways of India
Nitin Jairam Gadkari who is the current Minister for Road Transport & Highways in the Government of India.He is also the longest serving Minister for Road Transport & Highways currently running his tenure for over 8 years. Gadkari earlier served as the President of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from 2009 to 2013. He is also known for his work as the Public Works Department Minister of the State of Maharashtra, where, under his leadership, a series of roads, highways and flyovers across the state were constructed .He currently represents the Nagpur constituency in the Lok Sabha and is a lawyer by occupation.
GUEST of HONOUR
Minister of Transport, Government of ASSAM
Why North East?
Lok Ranjan (IAS)Secretary, Ministry of Development of
North Eastern Region
Lieutenant General Rajeev ChaudharyDirector General
Border Roads Organisation
Kumar V PratapSr. Economic Adviser
Ministry of DoNER
Chanchal KumarManaging Director
National Highways Infrastructure Development Corporation
Central Electricity Regulatory Commission
Inland Waterways Authority of India
Kavita PadmanabhanCommissioner & Secretary
Department of Housing & Urban Affairs
Dr Vibha DhawanDirector General
Chinmoy Prakash PhookanManaging Director
Assam industrial infrastructure development corporation
PVSLN MurtyChairman & Managing Director
North Eastern Development Finance Corporation Ltd. (NEDFi)
Kumar Padmapani BoraIRS, Project Director & First Appellate Authority
Assam Infrastructure Financing Authority
Barun Pal ChowdhuryCEO
Chetan Kumar ShrivastavaGeneral Manager
North East Frontier Railway
State Project Director, Assam Inland Water Transport Development Society
Dr. Geetima Das KrishnaHead – North East Desk
Pratik Pravin AgarwalMD
Rajnish VermaCEO North East & Assam Circle
AK SharmaGeneral Manager - NER
Airports Authority of India
SK NirmalSecretary General
Indian Roads Congress
Utpal BaruahChief Airport Officer
Y Joykumar SinghProject Director cum Chief Engineer
Externally Aided Projects, PWD, Manipur
Vijay AgrawalExecutive Director
Anjan SarmaRegional Coordinator - North East
Asian Development Bank
N.N Ispat Private Limited
Rajesh VermaGeneral Manager of Bank and working as Zonal Head
Central Bank of India
Abir PhukanSenior founding partner
RE ZeliangDeputy General Manager
Narasimha MurthyVice President
Indirect Sales East, ExxonMobil
Ramanjeet Singh WaliaCentral Concrete Technologist
Dalmia Cement Bharat Ltd.
MORNING SESSION: FINANCING THE NORTH EAST
Unlocking Financial Potential: Financing Infrastructure Projects in dynamic NE region
This panel discussion of the day aims to shed light on the key challenges and opportunities in securing financial resources for infrastructure development in the North East region. The focus will be on exploring innovative financing models, attracting investments, and addressing the unique requirements of infrastructure projects in this region. The session will provide valuable insights and strategies to ensure the successful financing and implementation of infrastructure projects.
Moderator: Dr. Geetima Das Krishna, Head – North East Desk, INVEST INDIA
Lamp Lighting: AGI, TERI, BAI
Shri PRATAP PADODE, President, FIRST CONSTRUCTION COUNCIL
GUEST OF HONOR ADDRESS
Shri LOK RANJAN, Secretary, Ministry of Development of North East Region
CHIEF GUEST ADDRESS
Shri NITIN GADKARI, Cabinet Minister of Road Transport & Highways, Govt of India
Shri PARIMAL SUKLABAIDYA, Minister of Transport, Government of ASSAM
Lt. Gen. HARPAL SINGH, Former Engineer-in-Chief and Director General, Border Roads Organization
Unveiling Special Issue of Infrastructure Today Magazine
VOTE OF THANKS
Mr. Rajeev Agarwal, Vice President, FiNER
|Boosting Development by Strengthening Connectivity Experts share their plans for development and expectations from the contractors in executing the planned projects|
|KEYNOTE: WATERWAYS & PORTS: Accessing new economic potential with ports|
SPEAKER: Mr. A SELVAKUMAR, Director, Inland Waterways Authority of India
|KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Air Connectivity: Building air connectivity with UDAN|
SPEAKER: Mr. AK SHARMA, General Manager, Regional Headquarters, NER - Airports Authority of India
|KEYNOTE: India's Energy Transition: Accelerating Renewable Energy Capacity Creation|
SPEAKER: Dr. VIBHA DHAWAN, Director General, TERI
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: ROAD to Transformation: Establishing Road infrastructure
|Lieutenant General RAJEEV CHAUDHARY, Director General, Border Roads Organization|
PARTNER PRESENTATION: Mr. NAVIN BHUWALKA, Executive Director, SRMB
|KEYNOTE: Powering the North East: Enhancing Capacity Addition in the Region|
KEYNOTE: Railway Connectivity: Bringing North East on the Grid
SPEAKER: Mr. CHETAN KUMAR SHRIVASTAVA, General Manager, North East Frontier Railway
CASE STUDY on Sustainability Infra Development
SPEAKER: Er. Ramanjeet Singh Walia, Central Concrete Technologist, Dalmia Cement Bharat Ltd.
PRESENTATION: Mr. ABIR PHUKAN, Founding Partner, KMNP Law
PRESENTATION: Mr. ABHINAV SRIVASTAVA, Country Manager, MPS Sales, TEREX
This session will discuss the importance of enhancing connectivity, current development plans, execution challenges, policy support, and tackling current challenges and mindsets about development.
MODERATOR: Ms. NITIKA KRISHAN, Technical Director, KPMG
END OF THE EVENT
Who should attend it?
- Academia & Researchers
- Allied Industries
- Architects & Designers
- Banks and Financing Institutions
- Bridge and Tunnel Construction Companies
- Builders and Developers
- Civil and structural engineers
- Equipment Manufacturers / Suppliers
- Government Officials and Policymakers
- Industry Associations
- IT Infrastructure managers
- Project Managers
- Project Owners
- State PWD Departments
- State Road development corporations
- Technology Provider
The infrastructure conclave was a conglomeration of almost from all industries airports,metros, ports and waters.
Port Sector Specialist, Marketing and Strategy, Tata Consulting Engineers.
This is one of the very unique and wonderful event. It can bring in lot of ideas and sharing.Otherwise, normally we all tend to be in our self silos.So we can open it out and then learn a lot. And finally it all contributes to infrastructure development. Very good. I appreciate this kind of forum.
Whole time Director & Sr. Executive Vice President, Larsen &Turbo.
The Kind of the people who spoke at the event are really the brain behind the infrastructure which is very critical for India.
Senior Vice President, Trimble & Rajan Iyer, Managing Director, Trimble South Asia
Happy to attend this event where the topics discussed were gati shakti, and India 5 Trillon Economy and challenges ahead.I am happy that Pratap is taking up this issue, bringing us together which was needed.
Captain BVJK Sharma
Chief Executive Officer, Navi Mumbai International Airport.
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