Milestones 2012-13

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IDRBT organized the Fifth International Workshop on Quantitative Finance in collaboration with Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR), Mumbai; IIT Kanpur; Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), USA and Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance (SSBF), Pune. December 21-24, 2013
Dr. Raghunath A. Mashelkar, FRS, National Research Professor, Chancellor, AcSIR; President, Global Research Alliance & CSIR BHATNAGAR Fellow, delivered the IDRBT Foundation Day Lecture on "Innovation's Holy Grail : Getting More from Less for More" as part of the IDRBT Foundation Day Lecture Series. December 19, 2013
The Institute organized the Third Doctoral Colloquium on December 16-17, 2013. The Colloquium was inaugurated by Prof. U. B. Desai, Director, IIT– Hyderabad. The Colloquium also featured talk on emerging issues of technology research by eminent faculty like Dr. V. Umapathi Reddy, Honorary Professor, IIT–Hyderabad and Prof. Madhavan Mukund, Dean of Studies, Chennai Mathematical Institute as part of the 2-day event. December 16 & 17, 2013
The 2nd Bank Executive Programme was held at IIBF, Mumbai. The event was jointly organized by IDRBT, NIBM and IIBF. The programme included a series of sessions on various banking issues like contemporary issues on Banking sector, HR Issues, Resource Mobilisation, Credit Management, Risk Management, etc. December 09-14, 2013
A landmark moment for IDRBT as it has entered the large value payment systems area. Dr. Raghuram G Rajan, Governor, Reserve Bank of India, launched the new ISO 20022 complaint RTGS system at the RBI Data Center, Mumbai. October 19, 2013
55th Governing Council Meeting held at Reserve Bank of India, Mumbai. October 15, 2013
A delegation from the Kenya School of Monetary Studies, Kenya (A School of Central Bank of Kenya), paid a visit to IDRBT. Shri. B. Sambamurthy, Director, IDRBT welcomed the delegation. The delegation interacted with the team of IDRBT and discussed about the research activities in the areas of Information Security, Mobile Banking, CRM, Financial Inclusion, Cloud Computing, etc. The members of the Kenyan delegation also made a presentation on the various initiatives and activities about Kenya School of Monetary Studies, Kenya. Later, they visited the Research labs of IDRBT. October 08, 2013
Bharat Ratna Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, former President of India, delivered the IDRBT Foundation Day Lecture Series on "Banking Technology and Societies". August 27, 2013
IDRBT announces Banking Technology Excellence Awards 2012-13. Dr. D. Subbarao, Governor, Reserve Bank of India and Visitor, IDRBT and Shri. Anand Sinha, Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India and Chairman, IDRBT graced the occasion and presented awards to the best banks.

On the occasion, the Governor inaugurated the Center for Information Assurance and Management, launched the pilot project on Cloud Computing and released a Framework on Cloud Security. Shri. Anand Sinha, Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India and Chairman, IDRBT released the framework on Green Banking and Shri. G. Padmanabhan, Executive Director, Reserve Bank of India released the Social Media Framework. A White Paper on "Technology in Banking: Towards Improving Business Performance and Customer Engagement" has also been released during the event by Shri. Pratip Chaudhuri, Chairman, State Bank of India.
August 02, 2013
IDRBT signs MoU with The University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, for collaboration on Research programmes and exchange experiences in the areas of Information Security, Information Assurance and Management, Cyber Forensics, etc. June 19, 2013
54th Governing Council Meeting held at Reserve Bank of India, Mumbai. June 11, 2013
IDRBT organizes the Second International Programme on Information Assurance and Management for Banks & Financial Institutions in association with SUNY, Buffalo, USA. The first part of the programme was held at IDRBT from June 10-12 and the concluding part was held from 14-19, 2013 at SUNY, Buffalo, USA. The programme was co-ordinated by Dr. B. M. Mehtre, Associate Professor, IDRBT. June 10-19, 2013
IDRBT in collaboration with IIBF, Mumbai and NIBM, Pune, organized the 1st Bank Executive Programme from April 22-27, 2013. The programme was inaugurated by Shri. C.V.R. Rajendran, Executive Director, Bank of Maharashtra. Shri. B.A. Prabhakar, CMD, Andhra Bank, also addressed the bankers during the 6-day programme. The programme concluded with the valedictory address of Shri. T.M. Bhasin, CMD, Indian Bank. April 22-27, 2013
IDRBT Signs MoU with C-DAC for collaboration on Research Activities and Technology Services. March 12, 2013
IDRBT organized "Beyond Core Banking: A Workshop on IT Governance for Executive Director of Banks" on March 2nd & 3rd, 2013 at Lonavla. Thirteen EDs of various banks participated in this workshop. The programme was coordinated by Shri M. V. Sivakumaran, Faculty, IDRBT. The 2-day programme had both faculty and Distinguished Fellow of IDRBT discussing topics such as Corporate Governance and IT Governance: Role of the Board, IT Strategy & Security Framework, Beyond Core Banking – Bank Automation 4.0, Cyber Crimes and Frauds – Challenges and Issues at the Governance Level, Analytical CRM: Improving Collections and Cross Sell, IT Business Alignment, and Panel Discussion on IT Security: Metrics to Monitor and Measure Performance. March 2 & 3, 2013
53rd Governing Council Meeting held at Mumbai. February 26, 2013
IDRBT organized the Third Seminar for Independent Directors of Banks on February 18th - 19th 2013. Shri Anand Sinha, Deputy Governor, RBI and Chairman, IDRBT, inaugurated the Seminar. The topics covered in the Seminar included: "Corporate Governance and IT Governance: Role of the Board"; "IT Business Alignment"; "Gopalakrishna Committee Recommendations"; "IT Strategy & Security Framework"; "Beyond Core Banking"; " Analytical CRM"; "Regulatory Concerns on IT related Issues" and "Information Security – Role of Board – Information Security Strategy – Metrics". 19 Board Members of various banks participated in the Seminar. February 18 & 19, 2013
IDRBT organizes the Fourth International workshop on Quantitative Finance in collaboration with Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai; IIT Kanpur and Lally School of Management & Technology, USA. December 22-25, 2012
The Institute organized the Second IDRBT Doctoral Colloquium. December 20 & 21, 2012
A two-day Conference of GM (IT)/CIOs of Banks was organized by the Institute on December 17-18, 2012. Shri G. Padmanabhan, Executive Director, Reserve Bank of India, inaugurated the Conference. December 17 & 18, 2012
52nd Governing Council Meeting. November 19, 2012
IDRBT celebrated its Foundation Day. On the occasion, Shri K. V. Kamath, Chairman, Infosys & ICICI Bank, delivered the Foundation Day Lecture on "Banking in a Transforming Economy". November 06, 2012
IDRBT organizes the "Beyond Core Banking : The HR Challenges" seminar. Shri M. V. Sivakumaran co-ordinated the Programme, Prof D. K. Subramanian, Distinguished Fellow, IDRBT, focused on "The Emerging Scenario in HR: Challenges and Opportunities" and Dr Santanu Paul, Distinguished Fellow, IDRBT raised some interesting issues with regard to "HR Strategies for Banks" and it was followed by a Panel Discussion on Building the Technology Team and Talent in Banks. The panel was chaired by Shri K. K. Misra, Executive Director, Andhra Bank; and the members were Dr. Santanu Paul, Distinguished Fellow, IDRBT and Shri Patrick Kishore, COO, SBU, IDRBT. October 10, 2012
RBI organizes the CA Users forum meeting at IDRBT. The Programme was Co-ordinated by Dr. N. P. Dhavale, Deputy General Manager, IDRBT. September 05, 2012
IDRBT organizes the Second CISO Forum Meet at IDRBT. Shri Patrick Kishore, Chief Operating Officer, SBU, IDRBT co-ordinated this Programme. September 04, 2012
IDRBT organizes the International Programme on Information Security for Banks & Financial Institutions in association with SUNY, Buffalo, USA. The first part of the programme was held at IDRBT on August 13-14 and the concluding part was held from 17-22, 2012 at SUNY, Buffalo, USA. The programme was co-ordinated by Dr. B. M. Mehtre, Associate Professor, IDRBT. August 13-22, 2012
IDRBT Banking Technology Awards 2011-12 announced. Dr. D. Subbarao, Governor, Reserve Bank of India & Visitor, IDRBT, Shri Anand Sinha, Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India and Chairman, IDRBT, gives away the awards. Dr. D. Subbarao also released the White Paper on "Technology in Banking : Towards Optimization and Effective Utilization of IT Resources ". August 03, 2012
Inauguration of Mobile Banking Security Lab (MBSL) at IDRBT, Hyderabad by Dr. D. Subbarao, Governor, Reserve Bank of India & Visitor, IDRBT. The Mobile Banking Security Lab (MBSL) would help to Research and Develop to explore solutions to the Mobile Banking Services by ensuring safety, security, reliablility and interoperability on low-end and high-end mobile phones, through various mobile channels such as SMS, USSD, IVRS and GPRS. Dr. V. N. Sastry, Professor, IDRBT is the Coordinator to the Research Team. August 03, 2012
Indian Banks' Technology Consortium (IBTC) was launched by Dr. D. Subbarao, Governor, Reserve Bank of India & Visitor, IDRBT. The Indian Banks' Technology Consortium (IBTC) is a body established by IDRBT to work with Indian banks, academia, industry bodies and outstanding professionals for the advancement, development and practical application of technology in banking. August 03, 2012
IDRBT organizes the Programme on Customer Relationship Management in association with the University of Ghent, Belgium at IDRBT. The first part of the programme was held at IDRBT on August 01-04 and the concluding part was held from 06-10, 2012 at University of Ghent, Belgium. The programme was co-ordinated by Dr. Dirk Van den Poel, Professor of Marketing Modelling in Customer Intelligence/ Analytical Customer Relationship Management, Ghent University, Belgium and Dr. Vadlamani Ravi, Associate Professor, IDRBT. August 01-10, 2012
IDRBT conducts it's Second National Ph.D Entrance Examination as an Associate Institute of University of Hyderabad. July 08, 2012
IDRBT organizes the Second Seminar for Independent Directors of Banks at IDRBT, Hyderabad. Shri M. Bhagavantha Rao, MD, State Bank of Hyderabad, Shri B. A. Prabhakar, CMD, Andhra Bank and Shri B. Sambamurthy, Director, IDRBT shared the dias with Shri Anand Sinha, Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India & Chairman, IDRBT. Shri Anand Sinha shared some thoughts about "IT and Governance in Banks". Dr. Santanu Paul, Distinguished Fellow, IDRBT gave a presentaion on "IT Governance: An Overview". Shri Patrick Kishore, COO, SBU, IDRBT focused on "IT Strategy & Information Security Framework", Later Shri M. V. Sivakumaran, Faculty of IDRBT presented the "Gopalakrishna Committee Recommendations" later Shri Niraj Kapasi, Distinguished Fellow, IDRBT, Shared his Views about IT Business Alignment. In the Seminar the Independent Directors formed three Groups for Information Security & IS Audit, IT - HR and Organisation Structure and IT Business Alignment and gave some recommendations. June 15 & 16, 2012
51st Meeting of IDRBT Governing Council held at IDRBT, Hyderabad. June 14, 2012
50th Meeting of IDRBT Governing Council held at Mumbai. February 23, 2012