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Government of India
Ministry of Commerce & Industry
29-August-2016 20:51 IST
Interaction of the Indian Members of the India – US CEO Forum with Commerce and Industry Minister

India – U.S. Strategic and Commercial Dialogue(S&CD) is scheduled to be held on August 30, 2016 in New Delhi. On the sidelines of S&CD , a meeting of the India-U.S. CEO Forum has been convened in the forenoon of August,30, 2016. The Forum which was reconstituted in December 2014, has met twice during the year 2015, in New Delhi and Washington DC. Mr. Cyrus Mistry, Chairman TATA group is the co-chair of the Forum form the Indian side while Mr. Dave Cote, CEO, Honeywell will co-chair from the US side. A comprehensive recommendation was submitted by the Forum in January, 2015 during the first meeting of the reconstituted CEO Forum. In the meeting held in September,2015 the Forum reviewed the action taken in line with the recommendations. In the meeting to be held on August 30, 2016 the Forum will discuss the status of progress made on these recommendations. The Forum is also working on a fresh set of recommendations which would be submitted before the two governments in the meeting on August 30,2016.

In this connection, Hon’ble Commerce and Industry Minister , Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, held an interactive session with Indian members of the Forum in New Delhi which was attended by Mr. Cyrus Mistry, Mr. Anand Mahindra, Ms. ChandaKochar, Mr. Deepak Parekh, Mr. Atul Sobti, Ms. Preetha Reddy and Mr. Sunil Bharti Mittal. The issues relating to recommendations submitted by the Forum were discussed by those present in the meeting.