Round Table


Sify TEQzest an exclusive event held in association with INFOCOM aims to provide a technology collaboration platform for industry leaders, senior IT decision makers, government PSU executives and SME heads to engage, interact and share ICT transformation trends and best practices.This is an excellent opportunity to deliberate and share your experiences on the ICT challenges you face in your respective industry verticals.

TEQzest aims at bringing the top industry minds together & identify how businesses can be made agile through digital integration & convergence leading to transformation.


5.30 pm - 6.00 pm Registration over Tea & Coffee
6.00 pm – 6.15 pm Welcome Address by Shantanu Datta, Resident Editor, The Telegraph, Jharkhand Edition
6.15 pm – 6.45 pm

Digital Transformation Strategy in Jharkhand and East India

Speaker: Satendra Singh, IAS, Secretary, Department of IT & e-Governance, Government of Jharkhand

6.45 pm – 7.15 pm

Role of ICT Service Provider in the Digital Transformation Journey

Speaker: Nihar Chakraborty, Senior Vice President & CoO – East and SAARC Countries, Sify Technologies Ltd.

7.15 pm – 8.30 pm

Power Panel Discussion: Integrate. Converge. Transform – The New Mantra for Success

Moderator: Samit Ray, Executive Director, KPMG India


Kirtikar Ojha, Executive Vice President & Business Head, Data Center & New Generation Cloud, Sify Technologies Ltd

Kishore Kumar Thakur, Chief General Manager Telecom, BSNL, Jharkhand Circle

R K P Singh, DGM (ICT Operation & Planning), Systems Department, Central Coalfields Ltd.

U P Sah, Director – Department of IT & eGovernance, Government of Jharkhand

Dr. Sandip Dutta, Dean - Admissions and Academic Coordination and Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, BIT Mesra

Geeta Rai, Senior Manager – Systems, Heavy Engineering Corporation Ltd.

8.30 pm – 8.35 pm

Closing Remarks by : Nihar Chakraborty, Senior Vice President & CoO – East and SAARC Countries, Sify Technologies Ltd.

8.35 pm onwards Entertainment Evening followed by Cocktail & Dinner

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