Meeting with Mr. R.V. Deshpande, Minister for Large & Medium Industries & Infrastructure Development

On 15th February, AmCham members met with Mr. R V Deshpande, Minister of Commerce & Industries, Mr. Gaurav Gupta, IAS, Commissioner for Industrial Development, GoK and Mr. D.V. Prasad, I.A.S, Additional Chief Secretary to Karnataka Govt. for Commerce & Industry, on the sidelines of Aero India 2017 at the Karnataka Udyoga Mitra Hall at Yelahanka air show grounds.


The Government of Karnataka officials highlighted the government’s vision to achieve inclusive, equitable and sustainable growth and it’s ability to host a number of reforms and initiatives to speed up industry-led growth in the state. The state’s industrial policy for 2014-19 aims for an annual growth rate of 12%. Members also requested for separate one-on-one engagements with the Additional CS and Industries Commissioner to discuss the issues at length, which AmCham helped to coordinate.