INFORMATION & COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY (ICT) COMMITTEE

Chairman: Mr. Amit Sharma
Executive Vice President, President Asia
ATC India

 

Co-Chairman: Mr. Vivek Vasishtha
Executive Director and Country Leader – Government and Regulatory Affairs
IBM India Pvt. Ltd.

 

Co-Chairman: Mr. Naveen Tandon
Director – IEA
AT&T Communication Services India Private Limited

 

Secretariat: Ms. Madhvi Kataria
Deputy Director General
Email: madhvi.kataria@amchamindia.com

 

Sector Overview

 

The Information and Communication Technology Committee aims to create a conducive environment for member companies in the IT and telecom sectors to carry out their business in India and to partner with Indian government and industry. It aims to take up issues such as market access, with particular focus on rule-based trade, cyber security using global standards and best practices, action against piracy and counterfeited, and taxation regime, predictable and non – discriminatory on telecom, the committee will focus on telecom infrastructure policy, broadband policy, equipment security, manufacturing, emergency communication and disaster management, etc.

 

Multiassociation letter on PMA Notification

 

Meeting with Mr. Milind Deora, Minister of State for Communications and Information Technology – 13th March 2012

 

Meeting with Dr. Ajay Kumar, Joint Secretary, Department of Information Technology – 9th March 2012

 

Amcham presents paper to the Ministry of Environment and Forests on E-waste Governance

 

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AMCHAM Presentation to H.E. Ambassador Philip L. Verveer, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State and U.S. Coordinator for International CIT and H.E. Mr. Julius Genachowski, Chairman FCC

 

PMO clears telecom gear imports

 

Letter dated 8th July 2010 to Mr. Prithviraj Chavan Han’ble Minister for State in Prime Minister’s Office, regarding Security Clearance of Equipment / Software.

Letter to Mr. P J Thomas, Secretary, Ministry of Communications & IT regarding Security Clearance of Equipments / Software

 

Letter dated 9th July 2010 to Mr. P J Thomas, Secretary, Ministry of Communications & IT regarding Security Clearance of Equipment / Software, with copy to:

1. Mr. Chandra Prakash, Member (Technology), Telecom Commission, Dept. of Telecommunications, GOI
2. Mr. A K Srivastava, Deputy Director General, Telecom Commission, Dept. of Telecommunications, GOI
3. Mr. Santokh Singh, Legal Adviser, Dept. of Telecommunications, GOI

Similar letter addressed to:

Mr. G.K. Pillai, Home Secretary, Government of India

Copy to:

1. Mr. Dharmender Sharma, Joint Secretary (Internal Security), Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, New Delhi
2. Dr. Ravinder Singh, Director (Internal Security), Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, New Delhi

 

Annexure to letter of 9 July 2010

 

 Letter dated 2nd August 2010 to Mr. A Raja, Hon’ble Minister of Communications & Information Technology, regarding Security Clearance of Equipment / Software, with copy to Mr. Sachin Pilot, Hon’ble Minister of State for Communications & I Information Technology

 

Similar letter addressed to:

 

Mr. P. Chidambaram, Union Home Minister with copy to Mr. G. K. Pillai
Mr. Anand Sharma, Minister of Commerce and Industry
Mr. Prithviraj Chavan, Minister of State in Prime Minister’s Office
Mr. T.K.A. Nair, Principal Secretary to Prime Minister
Mr. P.J. Thomas, Secretary, Department of Telecommunications
Mr. Rahul Khullar, Commerce Secretary

Annexure I August 2010

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Committee

Year  Chairman Co-Chairman
2008-09 Mr. Sukant Srivastava

Managing Director & Country Manager

Convergys India Services Pvt. Ltd.

 

2009-10 Mr. Sukant Srivastava

Managing Director & Country Manager

Convergys India Services Pvt. Ltd.

 

2010-11 Mr. Asoke K. Laha (Information Technology)

President & Managing Director

Interra Information Technologies (India) Pvt. Ltd.

 

2010-11 Mr. Amit Sharma (Telecommunications)

Executive Vice President, President Asia

ATC Tower Company of India Pvt. Ltd.

 

Mr. Bharat Bhatia

Regional Director, Global |Government Affair Asia

Motorola India Pvt. Ltd.

2011-12 Mr. Amit Sharma

Executive Vice President, President Asia

ATC Tower Company of India Pvt. Ltd.

 

Mr. Deepak Maheshwari

Director – Corporate Affairs, Legal & Corporate Affairs

Microsoft Corporation (India) Pvt. Ltd.

 

Dr. Jaijit Bhattacharya

Director, Government Affairs

Hewlett-Packard India Sales Pvt. Ltd.

 

2012-13 Mr. Amit Sharma

Executive Vice President, President Asia

ATC Tower Company of India Pvt. Ltd.

 

Dr. Jaijit Bhattacharya

Director, Global Government Affairs

Hewlett-Packard India Sales Pvt. Ltd.

 

Mr. Naveen Tandon

Director – External Affairs

AT&T Communication Services India Pvt. Ltd.

 

2013-14 Mr. Amit Sharma

Executive Vice President, President Asia

ATC Tower Company of India Pvt. Ltd.

 

Mr. Naveen Tandon

Director – External Affairs

AT&T Communication Services India Pvt. Ltd.

 

2014-15 Mr. Amit Sharma

Executive Vice President, President Asia

ATC Tower Company of India Pvt. Ltd.

 

Mr. Naveen Tandon

Director – External Affairs

AT&T Communication Services India Pvt. Ltd.

 

Mr. Vivek Vasishtha

Country Leader – Government Programs

IBM India Pvt. Ltd.

 

2015-16 Mr. Amit Sharma

Executive Vice President, President Asia

ATC Tower Company of India Pvt. Ltd.

 

Mr. Naveen Tandon

Director – International External Affairs

AT&T Communication Services India Pvt. Ltd.

 

Mr. Vivek Vasishtha

Country Leader – Government & Regulatory Affairs

IBM India Pvt. Ltd.

 

2016-17 Mr. Amit Sharma

Executive Vice President, President Asia

ATC Tower Company of India Pvt. Ltd.

 

Mr. Naveen Tandon

Director – International External Affairs

AT&T Communication Services India Pvt. Ltd.

 

Mr. Vivek Vasishtha

Country Leader – Government & Regulatory Affairs

IBM India Pvt. Ltd.