SKILL DEVELOPMENT SUMMIT: SKILLING INDIA FOR GLOBAL OPPORTUNITIES

17 November 2017 at The Lalit, Chandigarh

Time Activity
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM REGISTRATION & NETWORKING TEA
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

INAUGURAL SESSION

  • Welcome Address by Shri Manipal Dhariwal, Chairman, Skill Development Council, ASSOCHAM
  • Theme Rollout by - Ms Veenu Jaichand, Associate Partner, Skill Development Practice, Ernst & Young LLP
  • Address by Guest of Honour- H.E. Dr. Christopher Gibbins, Consul General of Canada
  • Address by Chief Guest- Shri V. P. Singh Badnore, H.E. Governor of Punjab*
  • Address by Guest of Honour, Mr. Sudhir Rajpal, Principal Secretary, Industries
  • Address by Guest of Honour, Shri Rakesh Verma, IAS, Secretary,  Industries & Commerce, Punjab
  • Address by Guest of Honour, Dr. M P Poonia, Chairman, AICTE- All India Council for Technical Education
  • Vote of thanks - ASSOCHAM
11:00 AM – 12:00 Noon

TECHNICAL SESSION–I

Skill India Mission: Government Perspective

  • Key Note Address by Ms Veenu Jaichand, Associate Partner, Skill Development Practice, Ernst & Young LLP
  • State Initiatives- Shri Rakesh Kumar Popli, Mission Director, Chandigarh Skill Development Mission
  • Shri Sandeep Kaura, Advisor, Punjab Skill Development Mission
  • Shri Rajesh Sharma Managing Director, Himachal Pradesh Skill Development Mission, HPSDM
  • Shri Krishna Kunal, Managing Director, Rajasthan Skill & Livelihoods Development Corporation, RSLDC
  • Shri Krishnan, CEO, Haryana State Rural Livelihoods Mission, HSRLM
12:00 Noon - 1:30 PM

TECHNICAL SESSION- II

Skill India Mission: Building up the Eco-System

Moderator: Mr Rajat Bhatnagar

SEO
National Skill Development Council
  • Shri Anand Kumar Singh Officiating CEO, Construction Skill Development Council of India, New Delhi
  • Dr. J V Rao, CEO, Textile Sector Skill Development Council of India, New Delhi
  • Shri Ranjit Madan, CEO, Life Sciences Sector Skill Development Council of India, New Delhi
  • Col Kamal Sodhi, CEO, Agriculture Sector Skill Council
  • Open House
Lunch Break 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Special address by Mr. Andrew Ayre, British Deputy High Commissioner Chandigarh
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM

TECHNICAL SESSION-III

International Insights into Skill India Mission

Moderator: Shri Arun Pillai

Partner
Skill Development Practice Ernst & Young LLP
  • Ms. Madhu Mishra, Knowledge Economy Advisor, British High Commission
  • Shri Murray Watson, CEO, of QTEC Learning Solutions (UK)
  • Shri Sanjay Malviya, CEO, Qualifications and Assessment International, U.K.
  • Shri Ashish Sharma, Director, AUSTRADE
  • Smt. Pamela Watson, Chairman, QTEC Learning Solutions (UK)
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

TECHNICAL SESSION-IV

Industry- Academia Integration: Bridging the Skill Gap

Moderator: Prof. S S Pattnaik

Director
Director, National Institute of Technical Teachers Training & Research NITTTR
  • Ms. Garima Babbar, Head Strategic Alliances, Education & Skill Development, Adobe Systems Pvt. Ltd.
  • Ms. Renu Bajpai, President, USD Consortium of Skill Development, Training & Women Empowerment
  • Shri Praveen Tiwari, GM, Construction Industry Development Council
  • Shri Atul Khosla, Pro-VC, Shoolini University, Himachal Pradesh
  • Ms. Rati Agarwal, VP Education, IBM
  • Shri Rahul Taneja, Scientist, Patent Information Centre Intellectual Property Facilitation Centre's for MSMEs
  • Pardeep Singh, Head IT, Digitization & Analytics at Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd, Swaraj Division
  • NETWORKING TEA & ONE TO ONE SESSIONS

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