USIBC has always advocated for issues faced by the manufacturing sector. However, in 2016 USIBC launched a manufacturing-specific vertical to focus on serving members in the manufacturing space. We aim to partner with the Government of India in its attempt to create policies that encourage further investment in India’s manufacturing sector.USIBC advocates for the following reforms that have a direct impact on increasing manufacturing in India:
Jasjit Singh leads the U.S.-India Business Council’s Manufacturing & Infrastructure programs. Prior to joining USIBC, Jasjit was a Senior Advisor in the Obama Administration, the Executive Director of the Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund (SALDEF), and a Senior Consultant with Deloitte. He was selected to serve on the Secretary of Homeland Security’s Faith-Based Initiative as well as the Executive Committee for NCAPA, the largest Pan-Asian Advocacy Coalition.
Jasjit has provided written and oral testimony to the U.S. Congress and he has appeared on various media outlets and published Op-Eds for the New York Times, Politico, Washington Post, Huffington post, National Public Radio, and CBS Radio. His recent awards include The Asian Pacific American Institute of Congressional Studies (APAICS) Community Pioneer Award and University of Illinois Outstanding Asian American Alumni of the Year Award. Jasjit is a graduate of the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign College of Business. He is also a Truman National Security Fellow and an Asian American Journalists Association Media Institute Fellow.
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Mayank Rohatgi currently serves as the Director of Life Sciences, Manufacturing, and Logistics & Supply Chain at the U.S.-India Business Council at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. In this role he assists members in understanding the government policies and working on possible solutions on the policy issues. He works closely with the different Departments and Ministries of Government of India to address concerns of the companies in order to promote trade and investment.
Mayank’s work experience includes 7 years with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and last 18 months as Deputy Director of Medical Technology Association of India (MTal) where he actively worked with companies to provide input on government policies and regulations for the Medical Technology sector. Mayank has experience formulating strategies and building consensus among members, identifying industry issues, prioritizing and creating advocacy plans, and identifying stakeholders in Government and influencers to resolve issues.