Milestones 1999-2001

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IDRBT launches EnDeSign - an indigenously developed Encryption, Decryption, Signature Software. Nov 2001
Conference of Principals of Staff Training Colleges on Web Based Learning. Nov 12-13, 2001
Presentation of First IDRBT Awards for Excellence in Banking Technology by Shri. Vepa Kamesam, Chairman, IDRBT´s Governing Council and Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India and Conference of Chiefs of Public Sector Banks. Novr 02, 2001
Visit of Shri Azim Premji, Chairman, Wipro Limited, to the Institute. Nov 01, 2001
Conference of IT Chiefs of Public Sector Banks. Oct 31 & Nov 01, 2001
Conference of Regional Directors and CGMs-in-Charge of Central Office Departments of Reserve Bank of India. Sep 20-21, 2001
Dr. Y.V. Reddy, Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India, inaugurates IDRBT´s collaborative M.Tech. Programme with the University of Hyderabad. Sep 05, 2001
IDRBT is bestowed with the Golden Peacock National Training Award 2001. Aug 03, 2001
Visit of Shri Vepa Kamesam, Deputy Governor, RBI and Chairman, Governing Council, IDRBT. Jul 25, 2001
Meeting of Academic Advisory Committee to the Governing Council. Jul 14, 2001
Visit of All-India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) Team to the Institute. Jun 26, 2001
Dr. R.H. Patil, Chairman, Clearing Corporation of India Limited, inaugurates the International Seminar on Payment & Settlement Systems: Challenges for Emerging Economies organized jointly by the IDRBT, Bank of International Settlements and the Reserve Bank of India. The dignitaries included Marc Hollanders, BIS; Ms Christine Preisig, Swiss National Bank; Nick Roberts, Reserve Bank of Australia; etc. Jun 13-15, 2001
Bharat Ratna Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Principal Scientific Adviser to Government of India and Director, Central Board of RBI, visits IDRBT. Jun 01, 2001
Visit of Information Security Task Force from the National Security Council Secretariat, New Delhi. May 14, 2001
Conference of CPPD Chiefs focussed on INFINET and Applications. Apr 17, 2001
Tenth meeting of the Governing Council and Constitution of Advisory Committee of the Governing Council. Apr 10, 2001
Signing of MoU with M/s. University of Hyderabad on Leased Line connectivity between University of Hyderabad and IDRBT. Mar 27, 2001
Launch of the Pilot on Structured Financial Messaging System. Mar 20, 2001
Submission of report by the Standing Technical Evaluation Committee on INFINET. Jan 16, 2001
On recommendations of the Working Group on Priority Areas, IDRBT constitutes Technical Sub-committees on the following Priority Areas:
  • Communication and Networking
  • Software Architecture
  • Security Related Technologies
  • Electronic Bill Presentment and Payment Systems
  • Business Intelligence.
Jan 08, 2001
Conference of Chiefs of Public Sector Banks and Heads of IT Department on INdian FInancial NETwork and Applications. Shri. S. P. Talwar, Shri. Jagdish Capoor, Deputy Governors, RBI, and Shri M.G. Shrivastava, ED, RBI, were among the dignitaries present. Dec 14, 2000
IDRBT organizes the National Seminar on Information Technology Laws and Intellectual Property Rights in association with the Ministry of HRD, Copyright Division, Govt of India; Lex Orbis, and the World Intellectual Property Organisation. Dec 11-12, 2000
Constitution of Technical Sub-Committee on INFINET Upgradation and Customer Assistance Centre. Nov 30, 2000
Constitution of Standing Technical Evaluation Committee (STEC) on INFINET and Eighth Meeting of the Governing Council. Oct 23, 2000
Workshop on INFINET, Security, Messaging and SFMS Related issues for CPPD Chiefs. Oct 04-06, 2000
First Meeting of the Working Group on Design of Message Formats & Security Transactions, etc. Jun 19, 2000
Allocation of a Full Transponder on INSAT 3B to the IDRBT for INFINET Operations. May 08, 2000
Prof. Dennis Longley, Former Head, Information Security Research Centre, Queensland University, Brisbane, Australia, inaugurates the Workshop for CPPD/IT Chiefs on Security Policy and INFINET related issues and delivers a lecture on the Architecture of a Security Policy. Apr 27, 2000
Workshop for Regional Directors and Chief General Managers-in-Charge of Reserve Bank of India on INFINET and IT Strategy. Shri. S. P. Talwar, Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India inaugurated the workshop. Apr 21-22, 2000
Visit of Dr. Bimal Jalan, Governor, RBI and Constitution of HR Committee. Apr 21, 2000
Submission of the Report of the Working Group on Priority Areas to Dr. Bimal Jalan, Governor, RBI and Chairman, IDRBT Governing Council. Mar 24, 2000
IDRBT organizes the Fourth Bank Educationists Conference in association with the Indian Institute of Bankers. Dr. C. Rangarajan, Governor of A.P (March 6, 2000) and Shri M. Narasimham, Former Governor, RBI and Chairperson, ASCI, visit the Institute. Mar 6-7, 2000
IDRBT launches the Mail Messaging Services for the Closed User Group of the INFINET. Jan 2000
Shri R. H. Sarma, CEO, Indian Institute of Bankers and Shri P. Balachandran, Director, IIB, visit the IDRBT. Dec 28, 1999
First Meeting of the Working Group on Priority Areas. Dec 19, 1999
Dr. C. Rangarajan, Governor of Andhra Pradesh and former Governor of the RBI, inaugurates the National Seminar on E-Commerce, jointly organised by the IDRBT and CMC Ltd. in collaboration with the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, Govt of India. Dec 18, 1999
Constitution of Subgroup on Standardisation of Message Format and Structured Messaging Backbone. Dec 13, 1999
Conference of Chiefs of Public Sector Banks on INFINET and Technology Upgradation. Dr. Bimal Jalan, Governor, Reserve Bank of India, graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. Dr. Y. V. Reddy and Shri. S. P. Talwar, Deputy Governors of RBI; Dr. A. Vasudevan and Shri. M. G. Srivastava, Executive Directors of RBI were part of the galaxy of dignitaries.

Sixth Meeting of the IDRBT Governing Council and Constitution of the Working Group on Priority Areas to zero in on the major areas of emphasis to be addressed by the IDRBT. Prof. P. Rama Rao, Vice-Chancellor, University of Hyderabad, is the Chairman of the Working Group.
Dec 07, 1999
IDRBT along with Management Development Institute, Gurgaon (MDI) and the India Council of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. (IEEE) organizes the International Seminar on E-Commerce: Opportunities and Challenges in India. Oct 29, 1999
IDRBT's collaborative Ph.D programme with University of Hyderabad, focussed on Banking Technology is launched. Aug 1999
Conference of CPPD Chiefs of Public Sector Banks on Issues related to INdian FInancial NETwork. Jun 21-22, 1999
Inauguration of VSAT Network by Dy. Governor Shri. S. P. Talwar, Fifth Meeting of the Governing Council, and Video Conferencing of DG (SPT), Director (VPG) and ED (AV) with Governor Dr. Jalan and Deputy Governors Dr. Y. V. Reddy and Shri Jagdish Capoor. Jun 19, 1999
Signing of MoU with CMC Ltd. on Technology for E-Commerce Project. Jun 18, 1999
IDRBT & University of Hyderabad sign a Memorandum of Understanding for Ph.D Programmes, Research and Development Activities and Advanced Courses. Feb 01, 1999