Milestones 2013

Milestone On
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