ICT Committee Meeting – 22nd November 2017
A meeting of AMCHAM’s ICT Committee was held on November 22nd, 2017 in New Delhi. The meeting was chaired by the Chairman of the Committee, Mr. Amit Sharma, Executive Vice President and President Asia, ATC India. Members discussed issues relating to the new Telecom Policy expected to be announced in 2018, M2M and cloud, telecom and IT products testing, and data privacy. Going forward, it was decided that AMCHAM would organize a roundtable discussion with DIPP and Invest India on ICT some time during the end of January/beginning February 2018. Members will be sending their inputs in advance so that the same could be forwarded to DIPP and Invest India for review and involve other concerned departments. Some of the major issues on which notes were requested from members were (i) regulatory issues, (ii) public procurement and PMA, (iii) ease of doing business, (iv) standards and testing, (v) light touch policies, and (vi) integration of future technologies. A roundtable with DIPP on specific company related issues in the ICT sector would also form part of the ICT Committee’s program.