Meeting with Dr. Ajay Kumar, Secretary Defence Production, Department of Defence – 18th July 2018
AMCHAM’s Defense Committee met with Dr. Ajay Kumar, Secretary Defence Production, Department of Defence, Ministry of Defence, Government of India, at his office. Dr. Kumar briefed the group about his dialogue with his U.S. counterpart Ms. Ellen M. Lord, Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment (A&S), U.S. Department of Defense, during the Defense Technology and Trade Initiative dialogue. He conveyed his pleasure at the alignment and positive movement of the dialogue and informed the team of the progress being made in the ISA. The group also discussed the inputs AMCHAM had provided on the draft offset guidelines that were released and the clauses on the DPP 2018 policy and also discussed offsets.