Meeting with Mr. Kunal Kumar, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Development and Mission Director, Smart Cities Mission – 14th August 2018
The core committee of the AMCHAM’s Infrastructure and Smart Cities Committee, along with Ms. Madhvi Kataria, Deputy Director General, AMCHAM and Mr. Debasish Roy, Program Director, AMCHAM, met Mr. Kunal Kumar, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Development and Mission Director, Smart Cities Mission on August 14th, 2018. The Mission Director kindly gave AMCHAM an hour to express four specific points that American companies were facing as hurdles in bidding for RFPs across the country.
He was grateful that AMCHAM has brought forth these problems in detail so that his Ministry can address them as quickly as possible. He also agreed to attend a CEOs meet as the AMCHAM annual summit to understand capabilities of various companies in the Infrastructure and Smart Cities Committee. He encouraged AMCHAM to send in writing all proposals envisaged to make the PM’s Smart Cities Mission more successful in less time.