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Delegate Profile

Mr bhaskar prasad
Advisor - Technology & Social
Kukuza project development Company
India
W : www.kukuzapdc.com
 
Industry / Sector
Agriculture & Allied Services, Consultancy, Education & Skill Development, Financial Services, Information and Communication Technology, Infrastructure, Logistics
Personal Profile
Bhaskar with 25 years of experience in strategic management & functional consultancy, and implementation of turnkey projects in ICT, Education and Infrastructure domain. Served at numerous strategic positions with Gofar.works as Principal, as consultant with IPE Global and Centre of Excellence in Maritime & Shipbuilding (CEMS) a SPV promoted by Indian Register of Shipping and Sagarmala, Ministry of Shipping, as advisor. Previously with Siemens Industry Software as Senior Director, Business Development and Strategy, Education and Infrastructure Domains. Specializing in manufacturing excelleance program for MSME’s, skill development and technical & higher education initiatives of Siemens and severed at IL&FS Education Technology and Services Limited as Sr. Vice President – e-Governance Initiatives. Specializing in managing large the e-governance mandates, security, governance advisory and Business transformation, business consulting and Joint ventures. He also worked previously at 3i Infotech Limited (formerly ICICI Infotech Ltd), where he focused on business planning & development and turnkey implementation of ICT projects for North India Region and at Praturi & Sriram, Chartered Accountants as Associate. Mr. Bhaskar received a Bachelor of Science degree from Osmania University, Hyderabad (India), Associate Member with Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and Certified Information System Auditor sponsored by Information System Audit and Control Association(USA).
Company Profile
Introduction: Kukuza Project Development Company (KPDC) Four reputed institutions the African Development Bank (AfDB), Export Import Bank of India (Exim Bank), State Bank of India(SBI) and IL&FS Limited (IL&FS) came together for the first time for creation of a Project Development Company, called Kukuza Project Development Company (KPDC) and operationalized the same in 2018 to develop and finance large physical and social infrastructure projects in the African continent and for creation of a pipeline of bankable projects and create opportunities for the Shareholders to participate in such projects.. KPDC’s primary focus has been on creating Public Private Partnerships, and to find other innovative frameworks to develop and deliver strategic infrastructure projects outside of LoC mechanism and without sovereign guarantees. Such projects can function as templates for more such projects in the future. In social infrastructure domain KPDC’s has identified key e-Governance Projects part of Digital Transformation Areas (DTA) for African continent in collaboration with Government of India entities and Private Sector Stakeholder. These DTA are part of Digital India Initiatives, which can be horizontally replicable to any country in Africa. KPDC is putting up this frame for e-Governance / Digital Transformation Project Development Lifecycle to the partners for collaboration in Africa.