4th International Conference on Life Skills & Livelihood Skills -
Leveraging Digital India for Rural Empowerment.

16-17 November 2017, at Dr. MCR HRD Institute of Telangana, Hyderabad

Schedule

Conference Schedule

  • DAY 1: Thursday 16 NOVEMBER 2017
  • DAY 2: Friday 17 NOVEMBER 2017
09.30 - 12.30

INAUGURAL SESSION

Welcome

Mr. Ravindra Vikram M
Chairman, REEDS

Dr. Richard W Oliver
Conference Chair

Mr. Sujiv Nair
CEO, Telangana Academy for Skills & Knowledge

Special Addresses

Mr. Jayesh Ranjan, IAS
Principal Secretary
Department of Information Technology Government of Telangana

Dr. BVR Mohan Reddy
Founder & Executive Chairman, Cyient Ltd

Mr. G Vinod
Former Minister for Labour and Employment
Government of Andhra Pradesh

Ms. Sangita Reddy
Joint Managing Director
Apollo Hospitals Group

Dr. Atul Chauhan
Chancellor, Amity University

Dr. Dan Coholan
Vice Chairman, RBC Wealth Management
Royal Bank of Canada

Key Note Address

Mr. J Satyanarayana, IAS (Retd)
Chairman, Unique Identification Authority, Government of India

Inaugural Address

Mr. KT Rama Rao
Hon’ble Minister for Information Technology
Government of Telangana

Vote of Thanks

Dr. Ravi K Reddy
Secretary, REEDS

12.30 - 13.15

LUNCH BREAK

 
13.15 - 15.15

Strategic Session 1 - Digital Infrastructure: Foundation for Success

Dr. BVR Mohan Reddy
Founder & Executive Chairman, Cyient Ltd

Dr. Carrie Oliver
MD, Yare Group, United Kingdom

Dr. Ranjan Patnaik
Director, DuPont Knowledge Center

Ms. Renu Satti
CEO, Paytm Payments Bank

15.15 - 15.45

Tea / Networking Break

 
15.45 - 17.45

Strategic Session 2 - Financial Inclusion or Illusion: Critical Challenge

Dr. Ravi Kota, IAS
Principal Secretary, Department of Finance
Government of Assam

Ms. Ruchi Khemka
Vice President – CSR,
Deutsche Bank Group In India

Mr. Manas Ranjan Mohanty
General Manager,
HRM Department Reserve Bank of India

Mr. Ravindra Vikram M
Senior Partner
M. Anandam& Co., Chartered Accountants

 

END OF DAY 1

09.30 - 11.30

Strategic Session 3 - Digital Education: Delivering the Demographic Dividend

Dr. Amarnath Raja
CEO & Co-founder InApp

Mr. Anand Sudarshan
Founder & Director, Sylvant Advisors

Prof. Jaya Indiresan
Educationist, Trainer & Social Researcher

Prof. KC Reddy
Former Chairman of the AP State Council of Higher Education

Mr. Ramesh K Raju
Technical Writer- NXP Semiconductor & Persuing MBA in Technology management from Osmania University , Hyderabad

Ms.Racquel Shroff
Chairperson, Indian Career Education & Development Council

11.30 - 11.45

TEA / NETWORKING BREAK

 
11.45 - 13.45

Strategic Session 4 - Digital Rx for Rural Health

Dr. Richard W Oliver
Founder & CEO
American Sentinel University

Mr. Bobba Venkatadri
General Partner, Ventureast

Mr. Gerald Jaideep
CEO, Medvarsity

Dr. Srinivasa Rao Pulijala
CEO, Apollo Medskills

13.45 - 14.30

LUNCH BREAK

14.30 - 16.30

Strategic session – 5 : Digital Agriculture : plows to profits

Mr. Suresh Kumar, IAS (Retd)
Former Principle Secretary,
Department of Agriculture, Government of Maharashtra

Dr. V.V.Sadamate
Agriculture Convergence Expert &
Former Advisor Agriculture in Planning Commission

Prof. Madaswamy Moni
Chief Advisor (IT) in Department of Agriculture
Government of India

Dr. Suhas P. Wani
Research Program Director – Asia &
Director, ICRISAT Development Center, ICRISAT

Mr. Venkata Krishna Velugubanti
Global Practice Leader, ITC Infotech India

Mr. Sashidhar Chitturu
Head-Farm Services, ITC Agri Business Division

Dr. Sanjeev Panwar
Senior Scientist in the Technical Coordination Division
Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)

Mr. Ashok Bolishtty
VARI

16.30 - 17.00

TEA / NETWORKING BREAK

17.00 - 18.00

Valedictory

Welcome

Mr. Ravindra Vikram M
Chairman, REEDS

Dr. Richard W Oliver
Conference Chair

Special Addresses

Mr. BP Acharya, IAS
Special Chief Secretary
Department of Planning, Government of Telangana

Mr. Jalil (Gary) Khan
Chief Executive Officer
Hyderabad Convention Visitors Bureau

Dr. G Vivekanand
Advisor - Interstate Affairs
Government of Telangana

Mr. Konda Vishweshwar Reddy
Member of Parliament
Chevella Constituency, Telangana

Chief Guest’s Address

Mr.YS Chowdhary
Minister of State for Ministry of Science,
Technology & Earth Sciences, Government of India

RAPPORTEUR’S REPORT

Dr. Ravi K Reddy
Secretary REEDS

VOTE OF THANKS

Dr. SK Hajela
Member: Conference Organizing Committee

 

END OF DAY 2 & CONFERENCE

 

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