IACC supported “Defence Offset – MSMEs Network with DPSUs, DRDO and Private Industry
July 19-20, 2013 - HAL Campus Bangalore
Indo-American Chamber of Commerce (IACC) was a supporting partner for the 2-day interactive Offset Workshop and Buyer-Seller Meet titled “Defence Offset – MSMEs Network with DPSUs, DRDO and Private Industry” hosted by the Society of Indian Aerospace Technologies and Industries (SIATI) in association with National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC), Ministry of MSME, The Society of Defense Technologists (SODET) and knowledge partners.
Honorable Minister for MSME, K.H.Muniappa, was the Chief Guest and Dr. C.G. Krishnadas Nair inaugurated the workshop. H.P.Kumar - CMD NSIC, Udaykumar- Director (P&M), Naresh Babu - MD, HAL, K.K. Pant - IAS Joint Secretary (Aerospace) Ministry of Defense, M. Vidhyashankar - IAS, Principal secretary, Dept of Industries, Uma Pillai - IAS Former Secretary, Defence Production, and Air Cmde (Retd.) J. Varkey, Hon Secretary General, SIATI addressed the inaugural session. IACC was prominently featured onsite and had contributed many delegates.
Mr. Vasanth Kini, MD Titanium Industries and Chairman of IACC’s Aerospace and Defense Forum, addressed the audience on “Supply Chain Challenges in Performance –Aerospace materials” on Day 1 and “Opportunities for US & Indian SMEs in Aerospace Offset Program” on Day 2. IACC’s unique position as B2B facilitator between US A&D SME’s and nascent Indian industry was highlighted. Delegates from across India expressed interest in joining IACC.
Mr. Vasanth Kini, Chairman, IACC Indo- US Aerospace & Defense Forum, delivering an address on Opportunities for India & US SME's A & D India Offset Program on July20, 2013 at Offset Workshop & Buyer Seller Meet organized by SIATI/SODET/NSIC at HAL Campus Bangalore.
Dr. C. G. Krishnadas Nair Chairman SIATI Former CMD HAL in conversation with delegate near IACC banner at Offset Workshop & Buyer Seller Meet for Indian MSME's.