Manufacturing Committee and Supply Chain and Logistics Committee Joint Meeting

The second meeting of AMCHAM’s Manufacturing Committee under the chairmanship of Mr. Sanjay Koul, Chairman & Managing Director, Timken India Limited was a joint meeting with the Supply Chain and Logistics Committee under the chairmanship of Mr. Srinivasan Sarangapani, Director Operations, Timken Engineering and Research India, held on 27th November at the Madras Cricket Club in Chennai. Mr. Iqbal Sait, Chairman – Karnataka Chapter, AMCHAM, hosted the meeting.


The committees discussed plans for a joint event at the end of February that would feature senior government representatives and a couple panel discussions with possible topics such as DGFT or FCPA.


The committee meeting was followed by an interaction with Mr. Atulya Misra, IAS, Principal Secretary, Industries Department so it was decided to take up the following points with the Government of Tamil Nadu: clarity on the revised process for disbursing the incentives (as per MOU) under the GST regime, Tamil Nadu Business Facilitation Act and single window clearance, Pollution Control Board support and infrastructure related challenges. The Manufacturing Committee also decided to set up monthly conference calls on the 4 subgroups – DGFT, public procurement policy, Pollution Control Board and BIS.