American Chamber of Commerce in India
Apex Chamber of U.S. Industry in India
Interaction with Mr. Tarun Chhabra, Senior Director for Technology and National Security, U.S. National Security Council – 24 November 2021
On November 24th, AMCHAM members in the ICT, electronics and health sector met Mr. Tarun Chhabra, Senior Director for Technology and National Security, U.S. National Security Council. Other important dignitaries Ms. Shwetha Rao Bhuntwal, Deputy Secretary, National Security Council Secretariat (NSCS), Government of India was present. Ms. Ranjana Khanna, Director General CEO, AMCHAM India, welcomed the delegation and invited members to share their sectors briefings. Mr. Som Satsangi, Chairman, ICT Committee, AMCHAM, and Managing Director, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, made opening remarks. Challenges and sectoral issues such as critical infrastructure and supply chain, trusted telecom, land and border issues, etc., were discussed to strengthen U.S.- India partnership in high technology. Ample opportunities in agriculture for technology collaboration between the U.S. and India, especially in AI, ML, drone and IoT, was discussed. The session ended with the closing remarks of Mr. Ramesh Kaza, SVP/Senior Managing Director, State Street Corporate Services Mumbai Pvt. Ltd. and mentioned that skilling was an excellent opportunity in the U.S.-India strategic bilateral relationship.