A common platform for Policy Makers, IT Channel Partners, System Integrators and SMEs to discuss the opportunities and challenges of manufacturing in India
MAIT , an apex body representing IT Industry in India in association with TAIT, the premier association of IT Companies in Mumbai organised the ‘National Conclave on IT & Electronics Manufacturing in India’ focused on encouraging entrepreneurship within the ICT Industry to boost local manufacturing in India with an aim to make ‘Make In India’ dream a reality.
Hon’ble Cabinet Minister of Industries, Maharashtra Government Shri Subhash Rajaram Desai was the guest of honour at the event with Dignitaries from Central Govt and State Govt of Maharashtra, CEOs of IT Companies and Leadership Team of MAIT. The conclave was themed ‘IT & Electronics Manufacturing in India – Opportunity for IT Channel Partners, System Integrators and SMEs’ that included the panel discussion on Govt Schemes & Policies, Challenges faced by the IT Manufacturers and Opportunities to Manufacture IT Products in India. It opened with a welcome address by KR Chaube, President, TAIT followed by the Presidential Address of Amar Babu, President, MAIT.
On the occasion Industries Minister of Maharashtra Shri Subhash Desai said, “Govt is willing to invest 100 Billion USD with an aim to produce goods worth 400 Billion USD. We have an industry friendly Govt in Maharashtra and in the Center and willing to provide all support to the IT Industry. New Electronics Policy of Maharashtra supports ‘Make In India’ Programme and Manufacturing of IT Products and Hardware in Maharashtra. I welcome recommendations of MAIT and TAIT prior to its implementation.”
In his Presidential Address Amar Babu, President, MAIT, said, “I hope that this conclave will create a blueprint for the IT Industry which we can take to other parts of the country. It’s a huge opportunity for manufacturers and they can look at new areas and new fields in manufacturing. I once again thank MAIT for organising the conclave here in Mumbai.”