News 2014

International Conference on "Public – Private Partnership: The Need of the Hour”, Hyderabad, India

Between 23-24 January 2014 ICPE organized in Hyderabad, India, the International Conference on "Public – Private Partnership: The Need of the Hour” in cooperation with the Institute of Public Enterprise (IPE), Hyderabad.

The conference addressed the issues of the present status of public-private partnerships (PPP), examined the issues and challenges related to PPP, shared the experiences of countries from all over the world regarding PPPs, drew lessons from best practice examples and suggested measures for the successful implementation of PPP projects. The conference was attended by specialists in the field of PPP, practicing managers, industry professionals and researchers from India and abroad.

ICPE Acting Director General Janez Podobnik addressed the audience during the inaugural as well as the final session, whereas the technical session on financing of PPP/PPP in IT was co-chaired by Tomaž Rogelj, ICPE executive manager, who also delivered the vote of thanks and closing remarks. The presidential address of the conference was given Kusumjit Sidhu, Secretary, Department of Public Enterprises (DPE), Ministry of Heavy Industry and Public Enterprises, Government of India and ICPE Council President.



Prayer song followed by lighting of lamp



Address by Mr Janez Podobnik, MD, ICPE Acting Director General



International Conference on "Public – Private Partnership: The Need of the Hour”

ICPE host state, Slovenia, was represented at the conference by Mojca Hrovatič,  Minister  Plenipotentiary, Embassy of  the Republic of Slovenia to India, while among the group of international experts the representatives of Slovenian technological companies (Robotina, Hidria, etc.) successfully presented individual case studies and viable solutions in the field of energy PPP.


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