Adesh Jain Profile
Adesh Jain, M.Eng., MPD, First Assessor IPMA
Adesh Jain Profile
Distinctions/ Achievements of Adesh Jain
Mr. Adesh Jain, Honorary National President, Project Management Associates (PMA-India), a not for profit registered society since 1993.
Mr. Jain received his Bachelor of Science in 1962 and was topper in his college and Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering (1965) with Distinction from one of the foremost global institutes - the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
He received his Masters of Engineering in Control Systems (1967) at Carleton University, Canada.
Adesh was named a Fellow of IPMA in 2006.
He is also a Fellow of CIOB, UK, Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM), CSI, India and AIMA, India.
He was also made Honorary Chairman of Construction Project Management Committee (CPMC) in 2006 Mr. Jain received the 1997 Distinguished Contribution Award from PMI, USA for laying a strong foundation of PM globally.
was the first non North American to receive this prestigious award.
is also a recipient of the First Global Project Management Leadership Award in 2008.
worked in Canada from 1967 to 1972 in the field of Artificial Intelligence and Super Computing.
love for India and passion to build India to become Computer Savvy Nation brought him back to India in 1973.
was then involved in computerization at Bokaro Steel Limited
was one of the key persons to introduce Process Control Computerization in Bokaro Steel
Later in 1975, he
moved to the Corporate Office of Bharat Heavy Electicals Limited
(BHEL) in New Delhi in charge of computerization and project management.
He became the Head of one of the Divisions of BHEL in 1978 at a young age of 33 years.
In 1979, while in BHEL
could bring large scale of mainframe computers at various locations of BHEL
Mr. Adesh Jain was the key architect of establishing Integrated Project Management System (IPMS), a system through which the operations of BHEL were unified.
In 1982, he became the Chairman of the Heavy Engineering Computer Group comprising of 22 large Public Sector Undertakings in the Ministry of Heavy Industry.
In 1995, the then Finance Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, gave the Valedictory address in Mr. Jain's 2 day workshop on Project Management in Guwahati, Assam.
has organized on an annual basis the Global symposiums since 1992.
Eminent persons like Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, S/Shri Pranab Mukerjee, P. Chidamabaram, Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Smt.
has addressed or trained thousands of professionals world-wide.
is the author of the book "New Dimensions in Project Management" (1992) and over 50 articles.
has been invited to talk on varied topics of project management at major International Conferences and Seminars, the first one in St. Petersburg, Russia in 1995.
In August 1999, Mr. Jain
gave a 1/2 a day presentation in Stockholm, Sweden where he
redefinition of project management in today's context.
is a much sought after Keynote speaker globally.
is distinguished thought leader in the field of management, he
has given more than 40 Keynote presentations on varied topics of project management.
Some major symposiums or conferences are listed below:
The Government of India (Department of Public Enterprises) has appointed Mr. Jain as a Member of a high level Task Force to finalize the Memorandum of Understanding (MOUs) for leading CPSEs since 2006 and he continues to be a Member.
was invited by NASA
to address the participants of 'PM Challenge - 2010' in Galveston, Texas, USA in Feb 2010.
spoke on ' Breaking boundaries; the key to innovation'.
NASA Conference was attended by over 2000 scientists from all over the world.
was again invited by NASA
to speak at the NASA PM Conference in February 2012 in Florida.
This has brought India a great recognition.
In recognition of Mr. Jain's
contribution to project management globally, the postal stamp (limited number of copies) in his
honor was released in November 2010 by Government of Turkey.
In short, Adesh Jain
is a legendary figure whose passion and dedication for strengthening project management in India is recognized worldwide.
He is a visionary leader who has helped to shape the PM profession globally.