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HYSEA Announces 2nd Edition of its prestigious Infrastructure Summit 2021

(To be held on Friday, 22nd Oct 2021 at HICC(Novotel))

The theme for this year’s event is ‘A Quest for Legacy – The NextGen Infra’ with focus on Smart Mobility, Energy and Workplace

Mr. Bharani Aroll, President, HYSEA, Mr. Jayesh Ranjan, IAS, Principal Secretary, ITE&C, Dept, Govt of Telangana & Mr. Arindam Banerrji, EVP and Managing Director, Wells Fargo & Mr. Ramesh Kaza, HYSEA Infra Forum Leader addressed the media at the curtain raiser event

12th October 2021, Hyderabad: HYSEA announced the 2nd Edition of its prestigious Infrastructure Summit to be held at HICC (Hall-4) on Friday, 22nd Oct 2021, at a curtain raiser event today.

HYSEA Infrastructure Forum organises this annual event which features thought leaders and policy makers who share their expertise about future evolution of smart and sustainable infrastructure, specific to IT/ITES Industry. This year the theme of the event will be ‘A QUEST FOR LEGACY: THE NEXTGEN INFRA’ with focus on Smart Mobility, Energy and Workplace.  More than 300+ leaders from IT/ITES Industry, IT Infra Providers, Consultants, Government and R&D institutions are expected to participate in person in the event this year. CBRE is exclusive knowledge partner for this summit.
Mr. Arvind Kumar, IAS, Special Chief Secretary, MA&UD & Director General (NIUM), Govt of Telangana, has kindly confirmed to be the Chief Guest.

The summit will feature 20+ Speakers, 3 panels and 5 Keynote addresses and will deliberate on the following key topics:

  • Future of Smart Transportation
  • Govt Vision to make TS future ready
  • Work Place Transformation Post Pandemic – Opportunities and Challenges
  • Humanising Workspace – Handling the challenges of Post-Covid Work Spaces.
  • Environment and Sustainability Challenges ahead

Addressing the media at the curtain raiser Mr. Jayesh Ranjan, IAS, Principal Secretary, ITE&C Department said, “Telangana state has been successful in enabling cost effective IT Infra and it  is precisely the reason why several IT giants have chosen Hyderabad for their campuses/offices”. Infrastructure in the state is continuously evolving and govt has not stopped with the ORR, several new initiatives are in the offing, including Regional Ring Road, Metro Phase 2, the GRID policy and many more, he said. He also mentioned that Govt  is keen to promote development of social infrastructure in the East, South and North of the city in PPE format, which in turn will promote development of other physical infrastructure in the city.

Mr Arindam Banerrji, EVP and Managing Director, Wells Fargo, India and Philippines also addressed the media at the curtain raiser.  Addressing the media he said, “The challenge ahead of us today is to get employees back to work in a safe manner and create a highly engaged workforce which will in turn spawn innovation. As we work towards this, infrastructure will play a critical role not only in our growth, but in retaining our talent base and creating a sustainable world.

Waste management, smart transportation, green energy, and other sustainability goals have become the top priority for countries around the world and I am happy that with the support and influence of industry bodies like HYSEA, infrastructure in Telangana is continuously evolving towards achieving sustainable development goals.

I believe that such initiatives will pave the way to ensuring that we have world-class infrastructure in the coming years”.

Earlier Addressing the media, Mr. Bharani Aroll, President, HYSEA and CEO, Infopeers, said that, “As the Industry slowly contemplates to get back to work from offices, HYSEA Infrastructure summit will be an excellent opportunity to brainstorm Work Place Transformation Post Pandemic, smart transportations options & last mile connectivity issues and a host of sustainability topic to secure our future”. Mr. Bharani also shared that HYSEA may potentially be entering into a MOU  on Green Power with Department of Energy, TS government at the Infra Summit, thus aligning with the government policy to reduce the carbon footprint and encourage the development of green power (solar) generation in and around the City.

 HYSEA Infra Forum Leader and Head of Strategy & Transformation – International CIO & Country Head, State Street, Mr. Ramesh Kaza in a message on the occasion said, “The IT/ITeS industry in Hyderabad economically supports around 30% of the population. HYSEA’s INFRA Forum thrives to bring awareness on sustenance topics like SMART transportation, rain water harvesting, reduction of single use plastic, and works in a committed manner in the development of the city, to make the city eco-friendly so as to preserve and leave the legacy for the future generation”.

Some of the key speakers at the summit include: Some eminent guests speaking at the event include:  Mr. Sandeep Kumar Sultania, IAS, Secretary, Dept of Energy, Govt of Telangana, Ms. Suman Mishra, CEO, Mahindra Electric Vehicles, Mr. Suman Reddy, MD & Country Head, India, Pegasystems, Mr. Prashanth Nandella, President & COO, firstsource, Dr. Binish Desai, Recycle-Man of India, Lt. Gen. (Retd.) V. G. Patankar, PVSM, UYSM, Mr. Joel Reifman, CG, US Consulate, Hyderabad, Mr. Andrew Fleming, British Deputy High Commissioner, Mr. Lenny Beaudoin, Executive Managing Director and Global Lead, Workplace, Design, Occupancy, CBRE, Deepak Goray, Head Smart City & Urban Infra Siemens, Ram Chandnani, Managing Director, Advisory & Transactions, CBRE India, Goutham Reddy (Ramky), MD & CEO, Ramki Enviro Engineers Ltd, Shanthi Naresh, Partner, India Business Leader, Mercer Career, K. Vijayalakshmi , CEO, HUMTA, Swati Lakra,IPS, DGP(Women Safety), Muralikrishna, MD & CEO, Fluentgrid Ltd. and more.

In addition to eminent speakers, the star attraction of the summit is a 17 year old boy from Bhilwara, Rajasthan, Aditya Banger, Founder of Trash to treasure, a company that turns plastic waste into fabric.

Vamsiram Builders  are the event sponsor for this summit event.


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