Project Management Institute & SAIL Join Hands to Host Project Management Conclave in Ranchi

SITeamSAIL (Steel Authority of India Limited) and PMI (Project Management Institute) co-hosted a two-day conclave named ‘The Project Management Conclave, 2018’. The main agenda of this conference was to create awareness around the importance of structured project management, and how it can become the key to project success for the industry. Additionally, the event also showcased how key stake holders contribute significantly towards the success of a project, industry leads from different sectors sharing their views and insights on the execution and efficient delivery for sustainable business results.

The Conclave was graced by the presence of distinguished keynote speakers such as Dr. G.
Vishwakarma (Director – Projects & Business Planning, SAIL), Atul Srivastava (Director - Personnel, SAIL), S Tripathy (VP, Comml.– Engg.& Projects, Tata Steel), Suneet Prakash (Group Head – Projects, Aditya Birla Group), T. Kumareshan (VP and Head – Minerals and Metals, L&T), Atul Bhatt (CMD, MECON), Subrata Mitra (Jt. MD, M.N. Dastur & Co.), and Dr. Partha Ghose (President & Chief of Projects, Kalyani Steels Ltd).

Commenting on the occasion, Raj Kalady, Managing Director PMI (India), says, “We are delighted to co-host with SAIL for Project Management Conclave in Ranchi. The Conclave put the focus on the vital role that project management can play in achieving the development goals of the steel and allied industries and also of the region. Moreover, the event provided an opportunity for project practitioners to listen to some of the leading lights from manufacturing, engineering, steel industry, and even academia.”

Founded in 1969, PMI values for more than 2.9 million professionals and advances careers, improves organizational success and further mature the profession of project management through their globally recognized standards, certifications, resources, tools and other courses. It is based in Newton Square, Pasadena and it is a non-profit professional membership association.

One of the largest steel-making company in India and one of the seven Maharatnas of the country’s Central Public Sector Enterprises, SAIL produces iron and steel at five integrated plants and three special steel plants, located at the eastern and central regions of India. The Government owns about 75 percent of SAIL’s equity and enjoys significant operational and financial autonomy.