Meeting of the Amcham members with the Chief Secretary of Karnataka, Mr. Kaushik Mukherjee, 22 August, 2014, Bangalore


The Chief Secretary of Karnataka, Mr. Kaushik Mukherjee, met with the top management of Amcham member companies on 22 August. Amcham was represented by senior management from IBM, Intel, GE, Timken, Exxonmobil, 3M, Nike, Accenture, PwC, Deloitte, Goldman Sachs, Textron, Amazon, Deloitte, Exeter, Grant Thornton, Oracle, Target, Amway etc. Mr. Sanjay Koul, Chairman Amcham Karnataka, and Managing Director, Timken India welcomed the Chief Secretary and made a presentation on the valuable contribution of U.S. companies to the state.

The discussions centered on infrastructure. Mr Mukherjee answered queries on the transport situation in the city, 100 smart cities program, issues faced by R& D companies, tax regulation, new company law, sexual harassment prevention act, new CSR law, law enforcement, cleaner Bangalore and labour laws etc.