A meeting with Mr. Rajiv Aggarwal, Joint Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), was held on 30th May 2017 for DIPP partnering with AMCHAM India members through their initiative on ‘Start Up India’ and on similar lines as the Innovation Growth Program being spearheaded by Lockheed Martin. Mr. Phil Shaw, Chairman – Defense Committee, AMCHAM and Chief Executive – India, Lockheed Martin India Private Limited, updated Mr. Aggarwal on the 10 year old program, leading to commercialization of 400 innovations and generating revenue of $1 billion in the Indian economy. DIPP has offered their support to work on a PPP model for ‘Start Up India’ and generate technology requirements to U.S. companies.
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