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Construction World Leadership Summit 2013
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Shri. Anil Swarup, Additional Secretary, Cabinet Secretariat

Anil Swarup is currently serving as Additional Secretary, Cabinet Secretariat, Government of India. Prior to this, he was serving as Additional Secretary, Ministry of Labour & Employment. Mr. Swarup, an IAS officer of the 1981 batch, Uttar Pradesh cadre, has handled issues relating to the welfare of workers in the unorganized sector and the implementation of the national health insurance scheme – the Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY).

In just over three years of implementation of this cashless and smartcard-based health insurance scheme, around 90 million people have been provided insurance cover. The scheme has come to be recognized the world over and was selected by UNDP/ILO as one of the top social security schemes for publication.
He has now been specially appointed by the Government to head a Committee to restart 215 stalled projects worth more than Rs 7 lakh crores.

Shri. Anil Swarup, Additional Secretary, Cabinet Secretariat

Gajendra Haldea graduated in Economics and Law at the University of Rajasthan and joined the Indian Administrative Service in 1973. He later went for a Fellowship at the London School of Economics.

Among a wide array of assignments, he has spent 10 years with the Union Finance Ministry where he was last posted as Joint Secretary (Infrastructure) until November 1998. From 2000 to 2003, he was Chief Adviser and Head of the Centre for Infrastructure and Regulation at the National Council for Applied Economic Research, New Delhi. From 2004 onwards, he is Adviser to Deputy Chairman and Principal Adviser (Infrastructure) at Planning Commission.

The combination of law, economics and finance coupled with his extensive experience in several sectors of the economy have placed him in a unique position for contributing to the evolution of the framework and policies for privatisation of infrastructure services.

His current responsibilities in the Planning Commission include reform of the infrastructure sectors. He also heads the Secretariat for Infrastructure in the Planning Commission, which aims at initiating policies that would ensure time-bound creation of world class infrastructure.

Panel Speakers
Arun Kumar Jain, MD, Fluor Daniels   KK Mohanty, MD, Gammon Infra
Alwyn Bowden, CEO, ESSAR PROJECTS   Sista Prasad, ED & BU – Head, Pratibha Group
Harish Ahuja,
Harish Ahuja, President (Strategy & Corporate Affairs) Moser Baer Projects Private Ltd.   Ranjan Malhotra, Regional Manager, L&T
Amber Dubey, Partner and Head Aerospace and Defense, KPMG   Tushar Chawla, Partner, ALMT Legal
Parvesh Minocha, Chaiman, Feedback International   RL Batta, Jt President – Legal, Jaypee Group
Paritosh Gupta, CEO, IL&FS – IDC   Kamal Verma, CEO, SREI
Mayank Bansal, Director, IDFC   Rajat Bahl, Director, CRISIL Ratings
Rajiv Mukhija, GM – CFO, IIFLC   El Hassane Ben Ahmed, CEO, MVV Water Utility Pvt. Ltd
MP Naidu. Project Director, L&T Metro   Upendra Giri, Global CEO, ACOE Global
Neeraj Bansal, Country Head -
Real Estate and Construction, KPMG

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