Roundtable with Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Mr. Shivraj Singh Chouhan – 22nd October 2016
AmCham, in partnership with the Consulate General of the United States, Mumbai, and USIBC, organized a roundtable interaction with the Honb’le Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Mr. Shivraj Singh Chouhan, in Indore, Madhya Pradesh on Saturday, 22nd October 2016. The roundtable was held on the occasion of ‘Invest Madhya Pradesh – Global Investors Summit,’ an initiative of the Government of Madhya Pradesh supported by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), Government of India.
The meeting commenced with the US Consul General (Mumbai) Mr. Tom Vajda’s opening remarks. Through a brief address the Hon’ble Chief Minister welcomed all participants and invited suggestions and comments encouraging investment in the state. The CM was accompanied by Mr. Mohammed Suleman, Principal Secretary – Department of Commerce, Industry and Employment, GoMP.
The roundtable was represented by senior leaders of 10 U.S. companies which included P&G, John Deere, AES (India), APCO Worldwide, KPMG, KSS Abhishek Safety Systems, and United Technologies, among others. John Deere India, P&G and Cummins India shared their positive experience of investment and operations in Madhya Pradesh. The interaction between industry and the GoMP focused on the vision for Madhya Pradesh, the development of infrastructure, railways, warehousing and the development of smart cities in the state – thus making MP the central business hub of the country.
The meeting concluded with a vote of thanks on behalf of AmCham, the U.S. Consulate and USIBC.