Indian Co-operative Banks Technology
Summit & Awards 2015

Date:November 21-22, 2015

Venue: The Retreat Hotel & Convention Centre,
Madh Island, Mumbai

Nominate Yourself!


As the entire banking industry is witnessing a paradigm shift in banking and transaction process to address the emerging digital banking demand, Co-operative Banks cannot stay behind in this race and due to new RBI guidelines; they have to also embrace digitization. The "Indian Co-operative Banks Technology Summit & Awards 2015" will have in-depth discussion on multi-directional challenges for a co-operative bank considering its limited resources and strength. This event is actually initiated to address all unheard questions and pain points. Technology experts will share their thoughts, successful case studies and will offer proven cost effective, result oriented technology solutions to transform digital co-operative banking experience.

"Indian Co-operative Banks Technology Summit & Awards" will target 100+ Decision Makers from 100 Co-operative Banks nationwide (Urban & Rural). It is an effort to showcase how the co-operative banks can approach at reduction of their transaction costs by means of specialized business and IT solutions. We will bring the leading top 100 co-op banks in front of the nation on the basis of judgment delivered by esteemed panel of juries. We will felicitate these top 100 co-op banks with certificate of excellence and highlight their credibility in the open forum.

Interactive discussion will provide valuable insight into the problems faced by co-operative banks and also innovative solutions will be discussed in order to help them to address the technical and strategy oriented challenges.

Award Nomination

Nominations for 'Top 100 Co-op Banks for 2015' Awards, are open nationwide to all leading co-operative banks. The deadline for submitting an application for this award for 2015 is October 28th, 2015. You can submit your nomination through online submission OR sending the filled-up nomination form to us in DOC or PDF format through email.

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Judging Process

Submissions for 'Top 100 Co-op Banks' Awards must align with the category for which they are nominated and are judged based upon completeness and accuracy of the information provided. Nominations are also judged based on the overall influence, effectiveness and success of the nominees' project, initiative or improvement. Nominators may be contacted by any member of panel of juries. The panel of judges selected, each represent a different segment of industry and bring to the forum their extensive knowledge and experience. The jury's judgment will be considered as final one.
Judgment in these criteria will be based on:
  • Overall strength
  • Organization size
  • Factors driving organization's IT spending
  • Evaluation of IT spending
  • Different IT parameters deployed or to be deployed
  • Size and complexity of projects undertaken/delivered
  • Security assurance


The 'Top 100 Co-operative Bank' Awards will felicitate organizations (and the people within them) that are using information technology in innovative ways to transform their business and mission critical information in the most effective manner and deliver business value, by creating competitive advantage, optimizing business processes, enabling growth or improving relationships with customers. Information Technology is vital for protecting the confidentiality, integrity and availability of computer systems, resources and data; it is important for business continuity, for profits, for the economy and for business prospect. The 'Top 100 Co-operative Bank' Awards is an attempt to recognize the contributions that these extremely talented executives make that has such a huge impact on co-op bank businesses. This is the most prolific information technology honour that is being conceptualized, and organized by 'CIOAXIS.COM' and 'INFOSECURITYLIVE.COM'.
This award aims to bring to the centre stage the contribution IT officers / Bank Directors make in the shaping and transforming the process of banking ways. We hope that this award will inspire the young talented information technology professionals in Co-op banks to come forward with path breaking technological innovations to take organizations ahead.
The 100 Co-op banks will be chosen by the expert panel of jury members and will be based on the information submitted by the nominees vide online form submission or through email. The panel of judges selected, each represent a different segments of industry and bring to the forum their extensive knowledge and experience. The jury's judgment will be considered as final one. Entrants are encouraged to include any information about their projects or initiatives that they would like the judges to consider in their answers to the questions on the application. Please note that winners of this award are not ranked. For more details, please refer Judging Process section.
The information you provide in your nomination forms will be primarily used by 'CIOAXIS.COM' and 'INFOSECURITYLIVE.COM' for judging the awards. Additionally, the information provided may be used by our editorial team for editorial purpose and/or in other publicity materials related to the 'Top 100 Co-operative Bank' Awards. If there is any information that you do not wish to be publicized, please mention the same in the form submitted with an " * " marked against it.
The deadline for submitting an application for the 2015 edition of 'Top 100 Co-operative Banks' Awards is October 28th, 2015. You can download the application form here or you can send us a request. Winners will be notified by e-mail and in a letter by the last week of October 2015 and will be announced to the public by same time at event website . It will be also announced at and websites.
For any queries regarding nomination, please write to B D Roy at or call him at +91-9008815934 .

Conference Agenda

Day 1 (Nov 21, 2015)
Timing Agenda
12:00 PM - 04:00 PM Guest Arrivals & Check-Ins
04:00 PM - 04:30 PM Registration of Hosted Delegates
04:30 PM - 04:45 PM Welcome Note & Program Initiation

B D Roy, Group Editor, BitStream Mediaworks Pvt Ltd
04:45 PM - 05:15 PM Keynote by Chairman - NAFCUB
05:15 PM - 06:00 PM Panel Discussion: Best Practices to Balance Cost and Technology Requirements
06:00 PM - 06:30 PM NetMagic Presentation

By: Seema Ambastha, Sr Vice President - Business Development, Netmagic -
An NTT Communications Company
06:30 PM - 07:00 PM Infrastructure to Power Money

By: Sanjay Lulla, Country Leader - Storage Systems, IBM India / South Asia
07:00 PM - 07:15 PM Banking in the Digital World

By: Sachin Nerurkar, VP - Head Payment Solution & Alternate Channels, Infrasoft Technologies
07:15 PM - 07:35 PM Shamrao Vithal Co-op Bank Presentation

By: Ravikiran Mankikar, Chief General Manager, Shamrao Vithal Co-op Bank Ltd
07.35 PM - 08:15 PM Panel Discussion: Can Datacenter Outsourcing be a Befitting Reply to All Challenges?
08.30 PM - 09:15 PM Entertainment Session
09.15 PM Onwards Networking Cocktails & Dinner

Day 2 (Nov 22, 2015)
Timing Agenda
08:00 AM - 08:45 AM Breakfast
08:45 AM - 09:45 AM Keynote Address: CTR/STR Compliance by UCBs-Various Penalties
and Anti-Money Laundering. Frauds in UCBs-role of Regulators.

By: Dr. S.N. Pandey (IRS), Additional Director - FIU, Ministry of Finance, Govt of India;
and Manoj Kumar, Deputy Director - FIU, Ministry of Finance, Govt of India
09:45 AM - 10:15 AM Stellar Information Technology Presentation

Pradeep Ghosh, National Sales Manager - Domestic Business, Stellar Information Technology
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM Avnet Value Engine

By: Dharmesh Rajput, Manager - Solution Sales at Avnet Technology Solutions
10.30 AM - 10.45 AM Tea-Cofee Break
10:45 AM - 11:00 AM Theme Note by Eminent Juries

By: K C Mishra, Ex-General Manager, Reserve Bank of India
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Co-operative Banks Awards Distribution
12.30 PM - 01:00 PM Lucky Draw / Vote of Thanks / Closing Remarks
01.00 PM Onwards Networking Lunch / Check-outs


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