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Panel Discussion on Strengthening Aarogya Setu App for Effective Tracing in the Winter Wave of the Coronavirus Pandemic

Center for ICT for Development (CICTD), Impact and Policy Research Institute (IMPRI), New Delhi invites you to a Panel Discussion on

Strengthening Aarogya Setu App for Effective Tracing in the Winter Wave of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Details of the #WebPolicyTalk:
Date: December 14 , 2020; Monday
Time: 5:00 PM IST (GMT+5:30)
Platform: Zoom and Facebook Live

Chair:
R Ramanan
Shri Ramanathan Ramanan, Mission Director, Atal Innovation Mission

R Ramanan is the Mission Director of the Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) – a flagship national Innovation initiative of the Prime Minister and the Government of India of India under the NITI Aayog (National Institution for Transforming India). AIM’s goals are to establish and promote a vibrant culture of innovation and entrepreneurship nationwide.

R Ramanan was previously Managing Director & CEO of CMC Ltd, a subsidiary of the globally acclaimed Tata Consultancy Services (TCS). Ramanan led CMC’s rapid transformation from a domestic government organization to a global IT private sector organization. Under his leadership CMC share price grew over 2100% between October 2001 to 2014, its operating profits over 1338%, 72% of its business coming from the overseas markets and leading to its successful amalgamation into TCS in 2015.

Ramanan’s joined TCS in 1981 after graduating from IIT Mumbai in Electrical Engineering and played an instrumental role in the growth of TCS with a variety of responsibilities ranging from product development, technical marketing, global business development, and general management of large centers of TCS. 

Panelists:
Abhishek Singh
Shri Abhishek Singh, CEO MyGov; President & CEO NeGD; MD & CEO Digital India Corporation (DIC) at Govt of India

Shri Abhishek Singh is an officer of the 1995 batch of IAS with diverse experience of administration, managing law and order, implementing development programs, and of policy formulation at Central Government about use of Technology for improving Governance.
He is presently posted as CEO MyGov with additional charge of President & CEO NeGD and MD & CEO Digital India Corporation.
He has done Masters in Public Administration from Harvard Kennedy School of Government as a Mason fellow in May 2013. He did his B Tech and M.Tech from IIT Kanpur.
He has also worked in Nagaland and Uttar Pradesh.  
He has the experience of working close coordination with international and multilateral agencies like World Bank, DFID, UNICEF and WHO.

Kazim-Rizvi
Mr Kazim Rizvi, Founding Director, The Dialogue

Kazim Rizvi, Founder & Director, The Dialogue, has been a key voice in the larger tech policy discussions and have closely engaged with the government and other stakeholders on matters of such policy areas, with the vision of taking this forward in a greater capacity. The Dialogue was ranked amongst the Top-Ten think-tanks in the world to watch out for by the Think-Tank Civil Societies Programme, Lauder Institute, University of Pennsylvania, the leading body that recognises the work of think-tanks worldwide, in their 2020 ranking index.

Amit Dubey
Mr Amit Dubey, Founder, India Future Foundation; National Cyber Security Expert

Amit is a National Cyber Security Expert specializing in areas of Cyber Crime investigation, training and research. He is Chevening Commonwealth Fellow with 16 plus years’ experience in the industry with brands like Samsung, ST Microelectronics, Qualcomm, Tech Mahindra.

Moderator:
Dr Arjun Kumar pic IMPRI
Dr Arjun Kumar, Director, Impact and Policy Research Institute (IMPRI), China India Visiting Scholars Fellow, Ashoka University

Prerna Mukharya
Ms Prerna Mukharya, Founder, Outline India

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