Electronics Manufacturing Summit 2020

Exports-led Manufacturing

TBD; New Delhi

09:30 -10:00 hrs        Registration and Assembly Tea


1000-1115 hrs
Welcome Address by Shri Nitin Kunkolienker, President, MAIT
Theme Presentation Knowledge Partner
Presentation Industry Partner
Key Address by Shri Ajay Prakash Sawhney*, IAS, Secretary, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology
Special Address by Shri Pramod Sawant*, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Goa
Release of Report on “Nurturing the ESDM Industry for Producing Electronics for India and Exporting for World”
Address by Chief Guest Shri Anurag Thakur, Minister of State Finance / Shri Sanjay Shamrao Dhotre, Hon’ble Minister of State for Electronics and Information Technology
Vote of Thanks by Vice President, MAIT

11:15 -11:30 hrs        Tea/Coffee Break


11:30-12:30 hrs Nurturing the ESDM Industry for Producing Electronics for India, and Exporting for World (NPE 2.0); Making Target $ 400 billion possible for Electronics by 2025
// The session will discuss:
• How to initiate, and accelerate adoption of Manufacturing Export-Led Growth Model for Electronics
• How to remove disabilities vis-à-vis Competing Economies-Incentivize at least for initial years if not more
• Success of Manufacturing Export-Led Growth- Countries which succeeded, and which didn’t and why?
• How geo-economics is panning out and what to look out in the next few years
• How to be WTO compliant and still incentivize domestic manufacturing
• What Not to Do in terms of FTAs counter-productive for domestic manufacturing
Chaired by Shri Saurabh Gaur, IAS, JS, MeitY*
Moderated by President, MAIT
Speakers - MD/CEO from reputed MNC engaged in ESDM activities in India
- MD/CEO from reputed Indian domestic firm engaged in ESDM activities in India
- WTO Expert
- Sr. Representative from Knowledge Partner
- Independent Policy Expert having exposure in national and international policy matters relating to ESDM


12:30-13:30 hrs Logistics and Supply Chain Integration for Export-led-manufacturing; Making India Better than the Best
// The session will discuss:
• What are the transport and logistics challenges?
• Issues relating to Customs clearing
• Development of Coastal Economic Zones under Sagarmala and production-to-port connectivity under Bharatmala- Where India Stands
• Challenges in Input Import Regulations and Duties
• Logistical disabilities vis-à-vis competing countries
• SEZs: Issues and Concerns.
Chaired by JS-MoF/MoC/Ministry of Shipping
Moderated by Vice President, MAIT
Speakers - Supply Chain Head of a Reputed MNC engaged in ESDM activities in India
- Supply Chain Head of a Reputed Indian company engaged in ESDM activities in India
- Sr. Representative of Logistics Companies
- Independent Expert on Logistics and SCM
- Sr. Representative of an operational Electronic Manufacturing Cluster/ SEZ

13:30 -14:30 hrs        LUNCH


14:30-15:30 hrs E-Waste Management, Compliance, and Recycling
// The session will discuss:
• How to avoid surprises for Industry?
• How to bring clarity on Execution Guidelines?
• How to reduce cost of compliance by the Industry?
• How to have the same interpretation of Rules by the States?
• What Electronics industry has already done voluntarily?
• Beyond e-waste (Plastic Waste Rules)
• Release of Knowledge Report
Chaired by Smt Nidhi Khare*, JS, MoEF
Moderated by CEO, MAIT
Speakers - Shri Anand Kumar, Additional Director, CPCB - SPCB Representative - Representative from ESDM Industry - Representative from E-Waste Recycling Industry - Sr. Representative from Knowledge Partner

* To be confirmed

15:30-16:30 hrs Making India an Electronics Repair Service Outsourcing Hub // The session will discuss:
• Potential of Electronic Services in Job Creation
• Custom Issues regarding the allowed period for re-import of electronic goods
• Amendments in Import Policy
• How to make India an attractive destination for providing services for repair of electronics goods to the world?
• How to make India hub for re-furbished electronic goods for exports to LDCs and domestic rural market?
• Reverse Logistics and e-Waste Linkages
• Release of Knowledge Report prepared by TechSci Research
Chaired by Shri Sudhanshu Pandey*, IAS, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Commerce
Moderated by President, MAIT
Speakers - Representative from MeitY
- Representative from DGFT
- Representative from BIS
- Representative from Industry
- Representative from Industry
- Independent Expert
16:30-16:45 hrs Summary and Follow-up