JAGDEEP S. KOCHAR
An independent consultant, working on specific e-Governance and ICT based projects with government and private companies. Have recently been an advisor to National e-Governance Division (NeGD) under Ministry of IT, GoI for the nationwide e-Sign project.
Have about 35 years of experience in the ICT and e-Governance field implementing several projects at the state and national level in India. For one and a half decade (2001-15), have been founder and Executive Director (n)Code Solutions, a prominent Government of Gujarat company providing e-Governance solutions.
My experience includes conceptualization of large scale e-Governance projects, implementation and management of ICT operations. Projects include: PKI and Digital Signature based applications, e-Procurement including e-auctions and reverse auctions, card based health insurance for the underprivileged population, technology based mining administration, state level secure infrastructures like Data Centres and so on. Several of the projects referred have won prestigious awards.
I hold a B.Tech and an MBA from India’s top business school Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA).
I am also a visiting faculty at IIM Ahmedabad, Lal Bahadur Shastri Academy of Public Administration Mussorie, EDI Gandhinagar etc. I have been Chairperson of India PKI forum and Chairman of Gujarat Electronics and Software Industries Association for several years. Have also authored a book on electronics industry.