National Conference on Government Procurement in Information Age

National Conference on Government Procurement in Information Age

The event will focus on Issues in Government IT Procurement, Model RFPs 2.0, Government e-Marketplace and Innovation in IT Procurement. the event is targeted at Public Sector Heads/ Government Relation Heads/CFOs of companies working in Government IT Business. It will give you an opportunity to be on the same platform as key Government decision-makers in procurement practices in the country.

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Date : 7th DEC 2017 | Venue : Hotel Le Méridien, New Delhi

Time Program Speaker / Panelists (if any)
9:30-10:00 AM Registration
10:00 – 11:00 AM Inaugural Address:

Mr Ajay Prakash Sawhney is currently serving as Secretary, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY). Sawhney is a Mechanical Engineer and an IAS Officer of Andhra Pradesh cadre (1984 batch).

He has handled various assignments in the State of Andhra Pradesh, covering land administration, law and order and quasi-judicial functions, rural development, health & family welfare, communication & information technology, e-governance and elections etc.

Shri Ajay Prakash Sawhney Secretary, MeitY
Shri Harish Krishnan Vice President, MAIT
Shri Kamal Arora Sr. Director, Govt. Business, Dell
Ms Neeta Verma Director General, NIC
Mr Anwar Shirpurwala Executive Director, MAIT
11:00 - 11:15 AM Tea Break
11:15 - 12:30 PM Issues in IT Procurement Shri Sanjay Aggarwal Director,
Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance.

Shri Ramendra Verma, Partner, KPMG
Shri Kamal Kashyap, Country Manager, Public Sector, HPE
Shri Prasanto Roy, Vice President,
Domestic Council & NIMEC, NASSCOM

Shri Vivek Vashishth, ED, Government and Regulatory Affairs, IBM
Shri Ashutosh Chadha, Group Director,
Government Affairs & Public Policy - Microsoft India
12:30 - 1:00 PM Special Address: Auditing IT Procurement Ms. Radha Chauhan, CEO, GeM*
Shri Avinash Ramachandran, Director Government Affairs, Amazon
Shri Rajnish Gupta, Sr. Director – Commercial & Enterprise Business, HP Inc
1:00 - 2:00 PM Lunch
2:00 - 2:30 PM Special Address II: New Age Procurement Shri Sanjeev Gupta, CEO, NeGD*
2:30 - 3:15 PM Model RFP 2.0 – Making it Successful Shri Ajay Chagati, Special Secretary (IT), Government of Delhi
Shri Sanjay Gaden, Head SeMT, Government of Gujarat Dr. Shashank Ojha, Transport & ICT Global Practice, The World Bank
3:15 - 3:45 PM Procurement in Multilateral Agencies

Shashank Ojha is a Senior e-Government Specialist with the Transport and ICT Global Practice of the World Bank. He heads the ICT GP / e-Government team of the World Bank in India, which is responsible for providing technical advice and funding support on ICT projects funded by the World Bank.

Dr. Shashank Ojha
Transport & ICT Global Practice, The World Bank
3:45 - 4:30 PM ICT Procurement in States:
4:30-5:00 PM Valedictory Address: Innovation in Procurement