American Chamber of Commerce in India
Apex Chamber of US Industry in India

Advocacy

AMCHAM India takes up issues and concerns that impact American business in India. Operational challenges faced by U.S. companies are regularly addressed to ministries and departments of both the government of India and the U.S. government.

The communication to the government is spearheaded by AMCHAM committees and representations are made after extensive consultation with member companies. Copies of AMCHAM’s formal communication to the government can be viewed here.

Communication to Government

Request for consideration on : ‘Declaring two or more prime constituents of the commodity on the front side of the package with the brand name/logo of the company’

With reference to the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution, Government of India’s notification dated August 16th regarding seeking inputs for ‘declaring two or more prime constituents of the commodity on the front side of the package with the...

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Request for consideration on Labour codes for the Electronics Manufacturing segment for the draft Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions (Karnataka) Rules 2022

In consultation with electronics manufacturing committee members, AMCHAM India made a submission on labour codes for the electronics manufacturing segment for the draft Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Rules 2022 for consideration by Mr. Manoz Jain,...

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Request for consideration on Labour codes for the Electronics Manufacturing segment for the draft Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions (Tamil Nadu) Rules 2022

In consultation with electronics manufacturing committee members, AMCHAM India made a submission on labour codes for the electronics manufacturing segment for the draft Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Rules 2022 for consideration by Mr. K....

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Requests for consideration on draft Development Enterprise and Services Hub (DESH) Bill to enhance functioning of the SEZ Legislation

AMCHAM India took forward the industry's requests for consideration on the draft Development Enterprise and Services Hub (DESH) Bill to Mr. B.V.R. Subrahmanyam, Commerce Secretary, Dept. of Commerce Ministry of Commerce and Industry and Mr. Anurag Jain, Secretary,...

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Recommendation for WTO Customs Duty Moratorium on Electronic Transmissions: Submission for Consideration

In consultation with the industry members, AMCHAM India submitted its recommendations on the WTO Customs Duty Moratorium on Electronics Transmission to Mr. Alkesh Kumar Sharma, Secretary, Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY), Govt. of India and Mr. Deepak Bagla,...

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Request for Exemption of Daily working hours under The West Bengal Shops and Establishments Act, 1963 (“Act”).

On May 13th, 2022, AMCHAM India communicated with Ms. Mamta Banerjee, Chief Minister, Govt. of West Bengal, and Mr. Rajeev Kumar, Secretary, Information Technology and Electronics Department, Govt. of West Bengal, with an industry request for an exemption of daily...

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Request for consideration: Clause 49(2)(o) of the PDPB, 2019 on “Establishment of a mechanism for certification of all digital and IoT devices”

AMCHAM India submitted industry requests for consideration on Clause 49(2)(o) of the PDPB, 2019 on "Establishment of a mechanism for certification of all digital and IoT devices" to Mr. Ashwini Vaishnaw, Hon'ble Minister, Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY), Mr....

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Industry inputs on the proposed Labour Code

AMCHAM India submitted a brief study that highlighted various aspects of labour codes, focuses on some areas of challenge and provides some suggestions which will help minimize the challenges & members' inputs on the Draft Labour Code (Centre) & inputs on the Draft...

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Public Procurement (Preference to Make in India), Order 2017 and revisions thereof (“PPP-MII Order”): SW Industry Concerns

Soft Industry concerns on Public Procurement (Preference to Make in India), Order 2017 and revisions thereof (“PPP-MII Order”) were submitted to Mr. Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Hon'ble Minister of State, Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY) on October 25, 2021 by the...

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Membership

By joining AMCHAM India, you become part of an active and dynamic Apex Chamber of U.S. Industry in India with a membership base of more than 400 American companies in India. AMCHAM is an important voice for policy advocacy, a critical source for business intelligence, a vibrant platform for networking and expanding your business.