Past Events

Meeting with Dr. Shrikar Keshav Pardeshi, Director, PMO – 19th May 2017

Dr. Jaijit Bhattacharya, Partner, KPMG and Co-Chairman – Infrastructure and Smart Cities Committee, AMCHAM along with Ms. Ranjana Khanna, Director General CEO, AMCHAM and Mr. Debasish Roy, Program Director, AMCHAM, met Dr. Shrikar Keshav Pardeshi, Director, Prime Minister’s Office, GoI, to push forward AMCHAM’s agenda on smart cities in India. The meeting took place on 19th May at Dr. Pardeshi’s office at the PMO. During the meeting, AMCHAM pressed for an effort by the government to identify the problems faced by the Indian smart cities agenda under three heads: 1) governance and accountability issues, 2) funding issues and 3) regulatory issues. Dr. Pardeshi was open to AMCHAM detailing and quantifying such problems through the committee so that the PMO can pass it on to the Ministry of Urban Development.