||IDRBT: Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology
Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT), Hyderabad is a premier autonomous Institution established by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in 1996. The Governing Council of IDRBT has elite steering experts such as the Governor of RBI as Visitor, Deputy Governor of RBI as Chariman of IDRBT, Director of IDRBT as Secretary and other members include the Chairman of Indian Banks Association, Chairman of the State Bank of India, top academicians from IIT’s, IIM’s and leading national institutions.
IDRBT conducts various academic programmes, specialized executive development programmes regularly for the top and middle level management of banks and financial institutions, customized programmes to meet the specific needs of the Industry and organizes various national and international conferences, workshops, seminars etc. related to Banking Technology Domain. The two year M.Tech.(IT) programme with specialization in Banking Technology and Information Security conducted since 2001 in collaboration with University of Hyderabad is a unique flagship programme of IDRBT approved by AICTE. IDRBT has produced several Ph.D. candidates through collaboration with University of Hyderabad, IIT- Bombay and leading Universities / Institutes. The focal areas of research in the Banking Technology domain cover Financial Networks, Network Technologies and Applications; Electronic Payments and Settlement Systems; Information Security and Security Technologies for the Financial Sector; Technology based Education, Training and Development; Financial Information Systems and Models, Business Intelligence and Risk Management.
IDRBT is actively engaged in a number of Research Projects, aimed at developing the standards and systems of Banking Technology at the industry and national levels. The Ministry of Information Technology, Govt. of India sponsored project on “Protocols and Security Framework for Mobile Payment Systems” deserves special mention. Institute also provides Advisory and Consultancy Services to Banks, Financial Institutions and other leading Institutions on various Technology and Management related issues.