New Delhi [India], Aug 21 (ANI): Stressing on the need of making Project Manager’s certification mandatory and enhancing Project Management, the Project Managers Global Summit on “Propelling Sustainable Growth through Competent Project Management” was held in New Delhi on Monday.
Addressing the event, former CEO and MD, BrahMos Aerospace, Dr. A Sivathanu Pillai asserted that according to the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, the government has registered loss of around Rs 1.71 lakh crores reported due to project delays.
“We are trying to overcome this issue. We have organised this event to address issues on various aspects and recruit professionals, train them for the correct job so that the delays in the project managements can be reduced to a great extent,” Dr. Pillai told ANI.
He further said that India is a growing economy and the success of leading programs like “Make in India” is vital for maintaining growth trajectory of the nation and to realise this, it is pertinent that we follow the proven methods and techniques of Project Management, to control time and cost overrun.
Chairman ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation), A S Kiran Kumar who inaugurated the event, said, “India has been recognised as one of the leading country in the space research. We have the best technology, skills and professionals who are part of the space research programmes.”
“It is only the ecosystem which has a major role to play in the enhancement of our works. And I am sure with events like this we will definitely overcome the problems and the issues been faced currently,” he said. (ANI)