Pragati Maidan, New Delhi Hall No: 5(GF)

Conference Schedule

Smart Mobility Conference 2023

10-11-12 October 2023 / Pragati Maidan, New Delhi-India

9.30am onwards Registration
11.00am- 11.45am Sustainable Infrastructure Creation
Special addresses:
  • Amit Kumar Ghosh, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Road Transport & Highways
  • Sudhendu Sinha, Adviser (Infrastructure Connectivity - Transport and Electric Mobility), NITI Aayog
  • Vinay Kumar Singh, Managing Director, National Capital Region Transport Corporation
11.45am- 1.10pm  Collaborating for Sustainable construction and decarbonisation: Materials, Recycling techniques, Equipment, Technology: A Panel Discussion
  • R K Pandey, Former Member, National Highways Authority of India
  • Swaminathan Dhandapani, Managing Director, Etrack Crushers Private Limited
  • Dr. Ambika Behl, Sr Principal Scientist - Flexible Pavement Division, CSIR-Central Road Research Institute - Moderator
  • Neha Vyas, Senior Environment Specialist and India Environment Risk Management Coordinator, The World Bank
  • Bovin Kumar, CEO, Cube Highways and Transportation Assets Advisors (P) Ltd.
1.10pm- 1.20pm
  • Condition assessment of pavements using advanced technology and standardisation of data
Abhishek Tiwari, Associate Director, IRSM- Indian Road Survey & Management Pvt.Ltd.
1.20pm- 1.30pm
  • The Growing Construction Equipment Rental Industry
Satin Sachdeva,Secretary-General, Construction Equipment Rental Association (CERA).
1.30pm- 2.15pm Networking Lunch
2.15pm- 3.45pm Infrastructure development in India's North Eastern states: Challenges and Technology requirements
  • S K Nirmal, Secretary General, Indian Roads Congress
  • Prakash Gaur, CEO, National Highway Logistics Management Limited
  • Vinod Shukla, Managing Director, FGS Engineers & Innovators
  • Umesh Chand Katara, Chief Engineer (Retd), Ministry of Road Transport and Highways
  • Soumya Das Gupta, AEE, Public Works Roads Departments, Assam
3.45pm- 4.45pm Enabling New Mobility with next generation Parking - Panel Discussion The Future of Parking is shaped by a constantly changing urban logistics, electric mobility, public policy and most importantly the innovative use of technology
  • Laghu Parashar, Senior Transport Specialist, The World Bank
  • Akhilesh Srivastava, World Economic Forum - Leading Road Safety 2.0 in India
  • Siddhartha Saha, Head – GTM, Parked Vehicle Ecosystem, Bosch India
  • R. Sudhakar, IPS, Additional Commissioner Police - Traffic, Greater Chennai Police
  • S L Bairwa, Superintending Engineer, Municipal Corporation Delhi
4.45pm- 4.55pm
  • Supporting Presentation:
Sumit Agrawal, Global Head – Presales, Norden Communication Private Limited
4.55pm onwards Concluding Remarks
9.30am onwards Registration
Emerging technologies for Road Safety
10.00am- 10.10am Keynote address Importance of testing in Road Safety Infrastructure Dr. Manish Jaiswal, Director , NATRAX (Under Ministry of Heavy Industries)
10.10am- 11.30am Emerging technologies for Road Safety and enforcement Challenges – Panel Discussion
  • Ashish Srivastava, Additional Secretary IT and Science & Technology, Uttarakhand Government
  • Akhilesh Srivastava, World Economic Forum - Leading Road Safety 2.0 in India
  • Paresh Kumar Goel, Director (Transport & IC), Ministry of Road Transport & Highways
  • Satyendra Garg, Retd. Former DGP, A&N Islands: Joint Secretary North East – Ministry of Home Affairs
  • Dr Neelima Chakrabarty, Sr. Principal Scientist & Head (Traffic Safety & Engineering Division), CSIR- Central Road Research Institute
  • Dr. Gitakrishnan Ramadurai, Professor - Transportation Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, and Robert Bosch Centre for Data Science and AI, IIT Madras
11.30am- 12.20pm Supporting Presentations:
    • Smart software enabling smart and safe mobility
Frank van Poeteren, CCO, InControl Enterprise Dynamics
    • AI and Automated ITS for Road Safety
Prasad Srinivasan, Director of Business Development, Renesas
    • The silent threat on road - How obstructive sleep apnea elevates the risk of accidents
Dr. Manvir Bhatia, MD (Med) DM (Neuro); Senior Consultant in Neurology and Sleep Medicine; Vice President of the Indian Society for Sleep Research (ISSR)
    • Vehicle Restraint Systems against nose impacts. Differences between crash cushions and end terminals
Antonio Amengual, Director, Road Steel Engineering
    • Safer Expressways: Increased Safety Measures with increasing speeds
Nitin Nakhat, CEO, SBRMM Construction Equipment
12.30pm- 1.30pm Networking Lunch
1.30pm- 2.30pm Emerging Technology for Traffic Management: Surveillance—ITMS—Traffic Signal Control—Enforcement - Panel Discussion
  • Sanjay Sharma, AIG Traffic, Joint Commissioner & Chairman Interdepartmental Lead Agency (Road Safety) Chhattisgarh
  • Ramakrishna JVS, Global BU Head – Sustainable Smart World, L&T Technology Services
  • Venkata Subbarao Chunduru, Director – India, ARCADIS-Session Host
  • Rajiv Arora, National Vertical Manager , Prama Hikvision India Pvt. Ltd.
  • M A Johar, President - Strategic Business Division, CP PLUS
  • Prasanth Oberoi, Director Sales - Govt. Business INDIA & SAARC Region, Norden Communication Private Limited
2.30pm- 3.00pm Supporting Presentations:
    • City surveillance Solutions
Gunjan Sachdev, Associate Director & National Business Chief- India & SAARC, Panasonic Life Solutions India Pvt. Ltd.
    • Smart Transportation, Smarter Solutions
Vinay Mishra, Senior Vice President- Projects, Prama India Pvt. Ltd.
    • Serving Humanity by Using AI-based Video Analytics Solutions!
Tushar Ranjan, Business Head, RexGen, India
Jeff Jun, Overseas Sales Director, RexGen
3.00pm- 4.00pm GPS based tolling: an update and interaction – Panel Discussion
  • NRVVMK Rajendra Kumar, Member – Finance, National Highways Authority of India
  • Vivek Jaiswal, COO, Indian Highway Management Company Limited - IHMCL
  • Sandeep Pawar, MD & CEO, Kent Intelligent Transportation Systems (India) Pvt. Ltd.
  • Sainath Gurav, Co-founder & Managing Director, Sthaar Consulting Private Limited
  • Vineesh Kumar Parayee, Regional Head – Operation (Roads & Bridges), L&T Infrastructure Development Projects Limited
  • Anshuman Singh, Managing Director, Superwave Communication and Infrasolution Private Limited (SCAIPL)
4.00pm- 4.50pm Supporting Presentation:
  • International review for GNSS Tolling and learnings for India
Norbert Schindler, CEO and Founder, GNSS Consulting
  • Importance of weighing motion
P V Shreedhar, Vice president, Sales, Essae Digitronics Pvt Ltd
  • Weigh-in-Motion solutions for Indian Highways
Ashish Bhutani, Managing Director, Ashbee Systems Ltd.
  • Technology enablers of Smart Mobility - India @2047
Sanjib Chaudhury, CTO - VaaaN Infra Private Limited & Honorary Member of IIT Bombay Industry Consortia on Smart Mobility and Strategic Electronics
4.50pm onwards Concluding Remarks
9.30am onwards Registration
10.00am- 10.30am V2X as an important element of enhancing vehicle safety and improving traffic efficiency; ITS in India. Adopting a universal approach
Special Addresses
  • Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology
  • Sunita Verma, Group Coordinator (R&D in E, IT & DIBD), Scientist ‘G’, Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology, Government of India
10.30am- 11.30am ITS Development in India and Standards
  • Spectrum & Standards for ITS/ V2X in India (DoT)
Sushil Kumar, Dy. Director General (IoT), Telecommunication Engineering Center, Dept of Telecommunications, Ministry of Communications
  • Global Standard
Punit Rathod, Staff Engineer - Technical Standards, Qualcomm India Pvt Ltd. – Session Host
  • Indigenous ITS development in India
Satheesh G, Scientist G & Group Head - Intelligent Transport & Networking Group, CDAC
  • Global interoperable standards enabling V2X
Aurindam Bhattacharya, Scientist G, C-DOT
11.30am- 11.40am Supporting Presentation
11.40am- 12.40pm Enabling citizen services – Panel Discussion
  • Raghuraman Bheema Rao, Product Line Manager - Automotive Software Framework Solutions, Capgemini India
  • Bharat B Bhatia, President, ITU-APT Foundation of India (IAFI) & Vice Chairman, World Wireless Research Forum (WWRF)
  • Mohan Raju, Vice President & Business Head – Smart Mobility, Jio Platforms Limited
  • Vikram Tiwathia, Deputy Director General, Cellular Operators Association of India - COAI
12.40pm- 12-50pm Supporting Presentation
12.50pm- 1.50pm Enhancing Vehicle Safety
  • Uday Dodla, Senior Director, Automotive Business Development, Qualcomm India Pvt Ltd.
  • P.S.M. Tripathi, Dy. WA (Satellite and Security), Department of Telecommunications, Ministry of Communications
  • Pranay Singh, Senior Project Manager, IDEMIA
  • Vinamra Gupta, General Manager, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd
1.50pm onwards Concluding Session followed by Lunch
11.00am –
Inaugural Session
11.30am – 12.45pm

Session I

Town/City Planning and Transport Infrastructure 

Challenges in implementation

  • S.V.R.Srinivas, Metropolitan Commissioner, MMRDA
  • Jagan Shah, Resident Senior Fellow - Artha Global, Former Director - National Institute of Urban Affairs & Senior Advisor (Capacity Building) World Bank
  • K. V. Abdul Malik, Secretary, Greater Cochin Development Authority
  •  S. C. Deshpande, Chief Town and Country Planning, MMRDA
  • Kshama Puntambekar, Assistant Professor-Department of Planning, School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal
1.45pm –

Session II

Utilisation of Steel Slag in Road Infrastructure – Technical Session

  • - Circular economy prospects in steel making slag as road construction material
  • - Ministry of Steel initiative to facilitate steel Slag utilization in road infrastructure
  • - Steel Slag Road: A sustainable utilization of Steel slag in road infrastructure
  • - Steel Slag Aggregates: challenges and Way Forward (Industry perspective)
  • - Use of Steel Slag in the Construction of National Highways
  • Gajraj Singh Rathore,Chief Operating Officer, JSW Steel Ltd
  • Satish Pandey,Principal Scientist - Flexible Pavement Division, CSIR-Central Road Research Institute
  • Tomomitsu Inada, Director & Vice President – Technology, AM/NS
  • Parmjeet Singh, Additional Industrial Adviser (Technical Division), Ministry of Steel
  • Anshumali Srivastava, Chief General Manager (Tech) / Regional Officer Mumbai, National Highways Authority of India
3.00pm –

Session III

Road Construction: Implementation of new Technology- Performance and Challenges (An Indian Road Congress initiative)

  • S K Nirmal, Director General (RD) and Special Secretary (Retd). Ministry of Road Transport & Highways
  • Himanshu Agarwal,Senior Vice President-International Markets, Zydex Industries Pvt Ltd
  • S P Rajan, Head P&M-Roads Runway & Elevator Corridor Business, L&T Construction
  • V P Ramgude, Chief Engineer, Public Works Department, Govt. of Maharashtra
  • Nitin Nakhat, CEO, Shri Balaji Road Marking Machines (Presentation)
4.00pm –

Session IV

Innovations in technologies for Pavement and noise control technology (A CRRI Initiative)

  • - Overview of an indigenous road construction and maintenance Equipments
  • Dr. Siksha Swaroopa Kar,Principal Scientist - Flexible Pavements, CSIR-Central Road Research Institute - CRRI
4.20pm –

Smart Transportation, Smarter Solutions

  • Vinay Mishra, Senior Vice - President Projects, Prama India
4.30pm –

Technical Presentations

ITS Solutions for Smart Tunnels and Motorways

  • Wesley Hess, General Manager, Traffic Tech PTY Ltd

Assessment of Road Network & Standardization of Data using sophisticated Equipments

  • Abhishek Tiwari, Associate Director, IRSM- Indian Road Survey & Management Pvt.Ltd.
9.00am OnwardsRegistration
10.00am –

Session V

ITS with 5G and beyond

  • - Complete ITS communication stack — Current availability and way forward
  • - Cellular C-V2X — Challenges and opportunities
  • - OEMs- Available and Futuristic use cases
  • - OEM & 5G perspective
  • - Connected vehicles: Applications and Sharing of data
  • Sushil Kumar, Dy. Director General (IoT), Telecommunication Engineering Center, Dept of Telecommunications, Ministry of Communication
  • Dr. Punit Rathod, Lead-Technical Standards, Qualcomm Standards & Industry Organizations
  • Aurindam Bhattacharya, Group Leader and Registrar, C-DOT
  • Mohan Raju, Vice President & Business Head – Smart Mobility, Jio Platforms Limited
11.15am –

Technical Presentations

Traffic control and management of cities and highways: A. system integrator perspective

  • Shamik Joshi, Head-Mobility, Amnex Infotechnologies Pvt. Ltd

ATMS and ANPR: Trends in Transportation Security

  • Rajiv Arora, National Vertical Manager (Roadways and Waterways), Prama Hikvision India Pvt. Ltd.

11.45am – 12.45pm

Session VI

Next Generation Road Safety (Safety Commercial Fleet management & Passenger Vehicles, Dash Cam Solutions, AI in safety…)

  • Akhilesh Srivastava, World Economic Forum - Leading Road Safety 2.0 in India
  • Dr. H. M. Naqvi, Chief General Manager (Technical), National Highways Authority of India
  • Anupam Kulshreshtha, ADG Traffic & Road Safety, Uttar Pradesh Police
  • Prashant Oberoi, Head, Government Sales (India), Norden Communication Private Limited
  • Tony Mathew, Head Delivery and Operations, TRL
  • Teja Gudena, Senior Vice President - Devices, Netradyne
12.45pm – 1.15pm

Technical Presentations

Smart Mobility - Enhancing Vision and Connectivity in ITS

  • Ashish Lachhwani, Co-Founder and Chief Business Development, Steradian Semiconductor Ltd

Advanced MDVR & Security Surveillance System in Commercial vehicles

  • N Surya Krishna, Founder and Director, Declaat India Pvt. Ltd and NSK Techno

Traffic Monitoring and Enforcement Solutions for Highways

  • Shailendra Singh, AVP Sales & Marketing, Smart & Safe City Business, Vehant Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
2.00pm – 3.00pm

Session VII

Integrated Public Transport: Infrastructure, Policies, Inter-operable transport card, Mobility as a Service and Micro Mobility

  • Nalin Bansal, Chief of Corporate Business and Key Initiatives, National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI)
  • Bhushan Vartak, Vice president - Delivery Head Engineering Solutions, Datamatics Global Services Limited
  • Shamik Joshi, Head-Mobility, Amnex Infotechnologies Pvt. Ltd
  • Vivek Ogra, Partner - Transport Consulting, Ernst & Young LLP
  • Narendra Verma, Technical Advisor, Sustainable Urban Mobility – Air Quality, Climate Action and Accessibility, GIZ India
  • Shreyansh Shah, Associate Director - Strategic Alliances, MYBYK
3.00pm – 3.45pm

Technical Presentations

Leapfrog to mobile ticketing by eliminating hardware ticketing Solutions

  • Manjunath RS, Director - FAIRTIQ India Pvt Ltd.

Autonomous Navigation Research at IITH

  • Prof. P. Rajalakshmi, Professor - Department of Electrical Engineering & Director - Technology Innovation Hub for Autonomous Navigation (TiHAN), IIT Hyderabad

Ropeways: Emerging mode of transport in India — Potential, Constructability, and Integration

  • Michael Giangiulio, Project engineer, Bernard Gruppe in Austria.
3.45 pm –
4.45 pm

Session VIII

Future of Parking in India

The need for evolution and adoption of Parking technologies & design has never been as pressing as today.

  • P Velrasu, Additional Municipal Commissioner (Projects), Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation
  • Nyalakonda Prakash Reddy, Deputy Commissioner of Police - Traffic 1, Hyderabad City
  • Venkata Subbarao Chunduru, Director - India, IBI Group
  • Reashma P. S., Technical Director, VTRAC Worldwide
  • N V Ramana, Director, Marine Car Parx
9.00am Onwards


10.15am –

Session IX - Round Table session

GPS based Tolling: Interaction on the technology and action plan

  • Amit Kumar Ghosh, Additional Secretary Highway, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways
  • Mahabir Singh, Member – Technical, National Highways Authority of India
  • Shruti Gupta, Senior Project Manager, Egis-India Consulting
  • Sandeep Pawar, MD & CEO, Kent Intelligent Transportation Systems (India) Pvt. Ltd.
  • Yogesh Dhongade, Founder Director, LogicMo Systems Private Limited
  • Dhaval Desai, MD & CEO, Trafitek Solutions Pvt Ltd
11.15am -


Provision for overload checking for Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) based Tolling System

  • Ashish Bhutani, Managing Director, Ashbee Systems Ltd.

Future of Traffic surveillance &AI through IP cameras

  • Sumit Agarwal, Manager pre-sales - India, Norden Communication
11.30am -

Session X

Taking India’s EV based sustainable transport System to the next level (A Niti Aayog Initiative)

  • - New National EV policy and the salient features
  • - E- vehicle transition in Shared Mobility
  • - Circular Economy financing Sustainable Technologies for greener tomorrow
  • - Advanced Chemistry Cells for EV
  • - Battery Swapping
  • - OEM- Innovations In the EV space
  • - charging infrastructure: Bangalore: A case study
  • Anil Srivastava, Director, Epsilon Advanced Materials, Visiting Professor of Practice at Centre for Energy Policy and Environment Solutions at IIT, Kanpur
  • Dr. Rahul Walawalkar, President, and MD, CES, India
  • Abhijeet Sinha, National Program Director EODB & National Highways for EV
  • Karthik Anantha, Head, Research and Development Division, Omega Seiki Mobility
  • Preetesh Singh, Specialist CASE and Alternate Powertrains, Nomura Research Institute Consulting and Solutions India Pvt. Ltd
  • Prof. (Dr.) Ashish Verma, Professor & Convenor, IISc Sustainable Transportation Lab (IST Lab), Bangalore (presentation)