The IETF brings hope and expectations to the engineering sector, which is also the prime mover of the Indian economy. It is a value addition to these sectors. There is a huge canvas which is available for both entrepreneurs and businesses. Phenomenal opportunities are present for employment.
The Make in India provides a unique opportunity to synthesize possibilities in manufacturing in India. With its strength in services, manufacturing in India can converge with Information Communication and Technology and make manufacturing more efﬁcient and cost effective.
Currently, large business delegations are in talk with India and more than 1,200 Japanese companies are operating in India as it has become the most promising investment destination for Japanese companies. We aim to increase sales in India as both the governments are committed to a strong relationship.
We are making renewed efforts to attract investment which the Japanese companies can use to the optimum level. We are also looking to attract FDI in manufacturing process as it can signiﬁcantly contribute to the smart-city initiative. Labour reforms and skill development are also signiﬁcant pillars of the Make in India initiative.
India and Japan could work together in areas such as SME Development, Skill Development and the Infrastructure sector. There is a need to expand Japanese investments in India in areas such as high speed rail transit systems, nuclear and solar power generation, clean coal technologies and upgrading of brown coal.
IETF is one of the leading engineering events across Asia. The exhibition is a timely initiative that would beneﬁt the industry in their effort to bring product quality, systems, and competitiveness in India. It is an ideal platform for the Indian industry.
IETF is the global platform for international exhibitors. The world skills competition would help bring out new ways of training and awareness in various sectors, and act as a knowledge platform.
India and Japan have embarked on a creative business relationship. Ten times more than the present number of Japanese companies is going to invest in India.
When the Honourable Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Japan, he announced new ideas around Make in India products. Thus, the Japanese industry is keenly focusing on the manufacturing industry in the country. We would like to contribute to the PM’s idea of Make in India. This is one of the key features of this exhibition (IETF)
Rapid development of the metal and metallurgy sector is essential for the Indian economy to fuel its growth in the future. Metal & Metallurgy Expo 2017 is aimed at showcasing the inherent strength and potential of the sector thereby promoting the country in the metal and metallurgy space. This would be an ideal forum to deliberate on the partnerships and synergies that will ignite the next phase of growth for the metal and metallurgy sector.