National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology - NIELIT presents

Day 2: International Conference on Digital Skilling as part of NICE-DT'23

2023-02-11 09:00 - 15:45 @ Dr. Ambedkar International Centre


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Event Details

Day -2: International Conference on Digital Skilling

Venue: @ Bhim Auditorium, Dr. Ambedkar International Centre, 15, Janpath Road, Windsor Place, New Delhi, 110 001 - India

This event has been scheduled as a preparatory event for the G20 Presidency year. It aims to prepare a strategy for developing Global Future-Ready Workforce in Electronics & Information Technology. The conference will have 3-panel discussions. Many experts are invited from around the Globe.

Inaugural Session: International Conference on Digital Skilling

Time Event

09:00 – 10:00 AM Registration

10:00 – 10:05 AM Arrival of Dignitaries on Dais

10:05 – 10:10 AM Presentation of Flower Bouquet and Lighting of Ceremonial Lamp

10:10 – 10:15 AM Welcome Speech by Dr. Madan Mohan Tripathi, DG, NIELIT

10:15 – 10:20 AM Address by Shri Bhuvnesh Kumar, Additional Secretary, MeitY

10:20 – 10:25 AM Keynote Address by Dr.Nirmaljeet Singh Kalsi, Chairman NCVET

10:25 – 10:30 AM Keynote Address by Dr. M. Squicciarini, CEO & Director AI, SHS UNESCO

10:30 – 10:40 AM Keynote Address by Guest of Honour Shri Alkesh Kumar Sharma, Secretary, MeitY

10:40 – 10:55 AM Speech by Chief Guest Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Hon’ble Minister of State for Electronics & IT

10:55 – 11:00 AM Unveiling of International Journal of Digital Technologies

11:00 – 11:03 AM Vote of Thanks by Dr M.P. Pillai, Executive Director, NIELIT Calicut

11:04 – 11:30 AM Break: High Tea

Panel Discussions

Panel-1: Framework for mutual recognition of Skills

Time Event

11:30 AM- 12:15 PM,

**Duration: ** 45 minutes

Moderator : Sh. Ranjan Singh, Consultant

Coordinator : Shri Subhanshu Tiwari, Executive Director, NIELIT

Panel brief: The panel will deliberate on the aspects of talent pooling and talent mobility in the digital skills domain while sharing perspectives on common frameworks and equivalence of qualifications leading to enhanced cross-border talent pooling and mobility. The challenges, experiences and potential solutions pertaining to Digital experts/workforce and learners will be in focus.


  1. Shri Nirmaljeet Singh Kalsi, Chairman NCVET
  2. Dr. M. Squicciarini, Director AI, UNESCO
  3. Dr. Dennis Hu, President FCCI, Taiwan

Panel-2: Digital Skills for All

Time Event

12:15 PM to 1:00 PM,

Duration: 45 minutes

Moderator : - Dr. M. M. Tripathi, DG NIELIT

Coordinator : Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Gupta, Executive Director, NIELIT

Panel brief: The panel will delve into aspects of Digital skill frameworks for general workforce and IT workforce competencies, Implementation strategies for universal basic Digital skills for various segments, equipping the workforce (current and future/students) through current formal systems, skilling with advanced and special Digital skill competencies, co-opting non-formal (including informal) skilling mechanisms..


  1. Shri Abhishek Singh, CEO, NeGD
  2. Smt. Neena Pahuja, Exec. Member, NCVET
  3. Ms. Kirti Seth, CEO, Sector Skill Council, NASSCOM
  4. Dr. Abhilasha Gaur, COO, Sector Skill Council, NASSCOM

Lunch Break and Networking

Time Event

01:00 PM- 03:00 PM,

Duration: 120 minutes

Panel-3: Advanced and Emerging Skills

Time Event

03:00 PM- 03:45 PM,

Duration: 45 minutes

Moderator : Sh. Anubhav Tiwari, Head Deeptech & MedTech (Ojas) IIIT Hyderabad

Coordinator : Shri Deepak Wasan, Executive Director, NIELIT

Panel brief: The panel will explore the landscape of skilling means and hiring approaches for High-end competencies especially for ICT professions both by individuals/experts and companies. The focus will be on up-skilling and talent sourcing with respect to emerging technology–product ecosystems requirements.


  1. Shri Sumit Munjal, General Manager, Telecom Sector Skill Council
  2. Shri Prasad Ramdasi, Global Practice Delivery Head Industry 4.0, Wipro
  3. Shri Subimal Bhattacharjee, , CEO, Codotte Advisory Ltd

Valedictory session

Time Event

03:45 PM

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