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Amarjeet Kaur

Professor Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University

Prof. (Mrs.) Amarjeet Kaur did her M.Sc. from Kurukshetra University and Ph.D. from Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar. She has more than 20 years of experience in research and teaching. Her areas of specialization are application of Remote Sensing Technology in Environmental Management, Disaster Management and Environmental Biotechnology. She has worked as Principal/ Co-Principal Investigator of various International/National Projects related to Environment Management. She has visited different countries like USA., UK, Thailand and Japan in connection with Study Exchange Programme and Conferences. She is also involved in preparation of Environmental Management Plan of Delhi using Remote Sensing Technology and GIS. Prof. Kaur is also holding the charge of Director, Centre for Disaster Management Studies.

amitabh thakur IPS

Amitabh Thakur is an Indian Police Services Officer and belongs to Uttar Pradesh Police C adre.


Anshul Gupta

group general manager - marketing railtel corporation

Anshul Gupta, is currently working as Group General Manager/ Marketing with RailTel Corporation, a PSU under Ministry of Railways. As a Group General Manager/ Marketing, he is entrusted with building strategies for increasing RailTel’s business as well as rural connectivity to bridge digital divide. He has worked for more than 22 years with Indian Railways working in the area of design and development, standards framing and quality assurance, maintenance and new projects in the field of Railway Signalling and Telecom. He has been associated with many of modern technologies introduced for Indian Railways like GPS based Anti Collision Devices, European Train Control Systems, GSM-R, Electronic Interlockings, Universal Communication Systems for safety and train operations and GSM-R. He has done his Masters of Engineering in Computer and Information Science from Indian Institute of Sciences, Bangalore. Further, he did MBA in public policy from MDI, Gurgaon and George Mason University, Virginia, where he worked on various ICT based delivery models for e-Governance & models for bridging digital divide. He is also the National Secretary of Institution of Railway Signal Engineers, London in India.

Ashwini Kumar

joining as Director for Central Bureau of Investigation

Ashwini Kumar, is a 1973 batch Indian Police Service official and has served as Himachal Pradesh Director General of Police, prior to his current joining as Director for Central Bureau of Investigation. Before being the DGP, Himachal Pradesh, he has worked for many years as incharge of policy coordination and Interpol and has also served as Superintendent of Police and Deputy Inspector General at CBI.




BRIGADIER GIRISH KUMAR also the Head and Director of Boundary Cell, Ministry of External Affairs , Government of India. He holds an experience of 28 years in senior administrative and managerial posts in Corps of Engineers and Survey of India. Brigadier Kumar has served in Surveyor General’s Office for 10 years (approx) in capacity of Director Administration and Finance Plan and Non-plan schemes Assisted Surveyor General in formulating National Map Policy and Establishment of National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI). He has also assisted Department of Land Resources in preparation of Plan Scheme for Modernisation of Land Records and cadastral Maps. He has been awarded with Chief of Army staff commendation card.

Joachim Murat Director Sagem Securite

Joachim Murat, 37, has his Masters Degree in Political Sciences, and Bachelors Degree in IT project management. He started as web-entrepreneur during the Internet market take-off in France. Presently, he is the Director of Sagem Securite Liaison Office in India and has been associated with Sagem Securite since 6 years.


K Srinivasan

Deputy Inspector General (G), Border Security Force, New Delhi

He joined BSF in 1975 as Assistant Commandant. He has served in all the sectors of Western Frontier from Gujarat to Kashmir besides serving in other organization such as BHEL and Cabinet Secretariat both in India and abroad. He has been in the intelligence branch for more than 20 years and handled various operations in Jammu and Kashmir in the capacity of intelligence chief. As a part of Border Management strategy, he has been interacting with Pakistan Rangers and Bangladesh Rifles to discuss by-lateral issues. He is the recipient of President’s Scout Award, President’s Police Medal for Meritorious Service, President’s Police Medal for Gallantry and President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service.

K J Ramesh

Advisor Ministry of Earth Sciences

Dr. Ramesh did obtained his Ph.D from IIT Delhi in Monsoon Dynamics. His areas of specialisation include weather forecasting and hazard assesment and early warning. He has been the Group Head at Department of Science and Technology and also the Head at Disastor Management Unit, Government of Andhra Pradesh. Presently he is the Adviser and Scientist-‘G’at Ministry of Earth Sciences. He is also the member, National Disastor Management Authority (NDMA) Core Groups for the Development of Guidelines in respect of Cyclones; Floods; Disaster Communication


Naval Khosla

Program Manager, Government Industry Solutions IBM

Naval Khosla is IBM India Software Lab (ISL) Program Manager for Government Industry Solutions. Naval has 17 years of diverse experience in areas like Technical Consultancy, Services Support, Technical Sales and Management. Naval has the understanding & experience of multiple India e-Government and Homeland security initiatives projects in Central & State Governments. Naval is with IBM for around 5 years and has been associated with Government Domain in various roles.

general Nirmal Chander Vij

Vice Chairman National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA)

General Nirmal Chander Vij was the 21st Indian Chief of Army Staff. He commenced his distinguished career in the Indian Army upon being commissioned into the Dogra Regiment on 11 December 1962. General Vij served as the Major General General Staff at the Western Command in Chandimandir, Chandigarh (Punjab) and during the 1999 Kargil Operations, he served as the Director General Military Operations. For his exceptional performance he was awarded Param Vishisht Seva Medal. In October 2001, he was appointed as the Vice Chief of Army Staff (VCOAS) at New Delhi and in January 2002, he was appointed as the 10th Colonel of the Dogra Regiment and the Dogra Scouts. He was appointed as the Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee (COSC) on 31 December 2004. General Vij retired on 31 January 2005, after completing more than 42 years of distinguished military service. He is today Chairman of the National Disaster Management Authority, in the rank of a Union Minister of State.


dr. Nirmaljeet Singh Kalsi

Joint Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs Government of India

Nirmaljeet Singh Kalsi has done his B.Tech from IIT Roorkee and M.Tech from IIT Delhi. He optained his PhD from Thapar University, Patiala. He held the position of Director-cum-Secretary, IT, Government of Punjab for 9 years. He was also the Director, Technical Education and Industrial Training for 6 years. Presently, he is the Joint Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India.

Dr. N vijayaditya Controller of Certifying Authorities

Department of Information Technology, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology Government of India

Dr. N. Vijayaditya has a Master’s degree in Computer Science from Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata and a Ph.D in Information Systems from University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA. He was member of several Technical Advisory Groups and also member of several committees constituted by the Government of India and State Governments. As Director General of National Informatics Centre, Government of India was responsible for supervising implementation of several e-Governance projects at the Centre and States. He has received Special Achievements in GIS Awards “Making a Difference in People’s Lives” at the ESRI User Conference at Sandiego, USA. He was Director General in National Informatics Centre, Government of India. Presently, he is the Controller of Certifying Authorities in Department of Information Technology, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Government of India.


Praveen Khandelwal

DGM (IT), Airport Authority of India

Khandelwal is responsible for designing and implementing solutions for IT Enabled Services (both hardware and software) at all Airports Authority of India offices located in various parts of the country. This include all stages of Project Management Cycle including Survey, Capacity Planning & Sizing, Estimation, Designing of RFP, Tender Management, Technical Evaluation, Designing of Qualitative Requirements, Software Requirement Specifications for Software Development Projects, Project Execution Activities, Designing of Acceptance Test Plans, Post implementation support activities, User Training etc. Skills include project management, resource development, effort estimation, budgeting, designing solutions and system architecture.

Ramandeep Singh Walia

Head – System Engineering Group Check Point Software Technologies

Ramandeep Singh is the Head of Systems Engineering Group for Check Point Software Technologies, India Subcontinent. At Check Point he heads the presales team across India & SAARC region and is responsible for architecting and consulting the Enterprise Security Solutions for the small to large organisations. He is also instrumental in driving the Business Development and Partner Enablement initiatives for Check Point in India Subcontinent Region. He has a rich hands-on and consulting experience in the domain of Networking and Security for more than 12 Years. He has executed large projects in the Telecomm & BFSI Industries. Prior to joining Check Point in 2007 Ramandeep was heading the Security Projects Implementation & Pre-Sales team at HCL Comnet Limited for 5 Years. Ramandeep holds the B. Tech degree in Electronics & Communication from SLIET, and besides having quite a few products certifications, he has accomplished the CISSP status in Year 2002.


Rajiv Prakash Saxena

Deputy Director General National InformaTtics Centre

Deputy Director General Rajiv Prakash Saxena is currently Group Head at NIC. He has worked / working for the following divisions: Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD), Ministry of Housing & Poverty Alleviation (MoHUPA), Tihar, Jail, National Human Rights Commission, Ministry of Parliamentary Affair (MPA), Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha along with their subordinate and attached offices like Directorate of Estate, L&DO, NBCC, Central Public Works Department, National Capital Region Planning Board, HUDCO, NBO, BMPTC and many others. He has also served as member in many committees of the Indian Parliament. Rajiv has been instrumental in setting up of NCTI and NICSI. Both are Section 25 Companies of the Government of India. He was also a lead member to set up Digital Certification Centre of NIC. He was also involved in many other important assignments of the NIC from time to time. His significant contribution is towards formulation of eProcurement tender and processes, which have become a benchmark document in this field. He was instrumental in setting up of NICSI and NCTI both public sector enterprise of the Government. He has taught ‘Business on Internet’ at FMS, IIMs, MDI, NIFM, IPU and other Business schools across the country and has guided, reviewed and examined more 1000 thesis in the area of Computer Science and Management.

Dr. Rajendra Mishra

Inspector General of Police State Cyber Police Madhya Pradesh

Dr. Rajendra Mishra, Inspectorr General of Police, State Cyber Police, Madhya Pradesh 1987 batch of IPS Officers has an Excellence and educational background with a Ph.D. in Bio-Technology/Immunology and has a degree in Law. He has Worked in number of assignments as Superintendent of Police and DIG in Madhya Pradesh and in the CBI. He has also worked as an UN Observer with United Nations. He has wide exposure in Investigation of Bank Frauds Cases and Economic Offences Cases. He has been a member of Economic Security Advisory Group to the Joint Parliamentary Committee and also a member of Economic Security and Advisory Group of the National Security Council Secretariat at Delhi. At present he is working as IGP, State Cyber Police, Police Head Quarters, Bhadbhada Road, Bhopal (M.P.) and is instrumental in developing the Cyber Police force of M.P. Police.


Dr. R Siva Kumar

Head NRDMS and NSDI Divisions Department of Science & Technology, NSDI

Dr R Siva Kumar graduated in Production Engineering with the First Rank from Sri Venkateswara University and obtained his Post Graduate Diploma in computer Methods and Programming with a Gold Medal. He served in Army HQ as Director Military Survey and has been involved in forming and implementation of policies. Currently he is Head of NRDMS and NSDI Divisions of Department of Science & Technology spearheading NSDI movement He served as a member of many expert groups as Member Secretary of the Task Force on NSDI was primarily responsible for spear heading the NSDI movement in India. Currently, he is the CEO of NSDI. He has been actively promoting the activities of GIS. GPS and Remote Sensing and has evolved innovative projects for dissemination of these technologies. He has been on the visiting faculty of Jamia Milia, Delhi University, BITS, Mesra, CME Pune, STI and also examiner for various examinations. He has also been enlisted as adviser in TERI, Geospatial Today, CSDSMS etc He has been recipient of a number of honours and awards. He was awarded Dolezal Prize of the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) in the congress at Held in Vienna, Austria in 1996. He was awarded the Tata Scholarships for Study Abroad and the Netherlands Government Fellowship.

Savitur Prasad

Secretary (Information Technology), Govt. of NCT of Delhi

Savitur Prasad has done his graduation in B.A. (Hons.) Economics, M.A from Delhi University and M.Sc. in Defence Studies from Wellington. He joined Civil Service in 1983, and has served on various important assignments and formulated policies which had national ramifications. He conceptualized, formulated and implemented policy of disbursing pension to defence personnel through banking system. He has been the Financial Advisor of IPKF (Indian Peace Keeping Force) at Colombo, Sri Lanka. He was also the Financial Advisor and Joint Controller of Border Roads Organization. He was the Additional Development Commissioner, Ministry of Textiles, where he drafted and formulated policies for the Handloom Sector. Being the Financial Advisor and Chief General Manager (Traffic and Operation) of Delhi Transport Corporation, he brought about conversion of DTC into CNG which changed the entire public transport system of Delhi. As the Director, Ministry of Urban Development, Shri Prasad formulated Jawaharlal Nehru Urban Renewal Mission (JNURM), streamlined multilateral institutions (like ADB, JBIC, World Bank) investment and techno-financial assistance in infrastructure sector. Presently he is posted as Secretary (Information Technology), Govt. of NCT of Delhi and Managing Director, Shahjahanabad Re-development Corporation, Govt. of NCT of Delhi 21

Secure IT2010 Author bio  

Professor Guru Gobind sinGh indraPrastha university Amitabh Thakur is an Indian Police Services Officer and belongs to Uttar Pradesh Police...

Secure IT2010 Author bio  

Professor Guru Gobind sinGh indraPrastha university Amitabh Thakur is an Indian Police Services Officer and belongs to Uttar Pradesh Police...