Manufacturing Advisory Committee-STAGE:2
Manufacturing Advisory Committee-STAGE:1
Stage: 2
1. Achieving and sustaining the production volume of 135 million mobile handsets by 2012 alongwith 20 to 25 million broadband CPEs and to study the possibility of crossing 250 million mobile handsets alongwith 50 million broadband CPEs by 2012. Also, studying ways and means to protect the industry from low quality, sub standard products and dumping.
2. Catalysing the growth of a robust parts and components industry both as suppliers to the mobile handset industry in India and the world and to create a strong No.2 position for India with a minimum share of 25% in the global market.
3. Creating a strong No.2 position for Indian manufactured accessories in the domestic market and global after sales accessories market (China has a complete domination in this with a share of over 70%), and to establish a share of atleast 25% in the global after sales accessory market with original design and quality being the hall mark of Indian manufactured after market accessories.
4. To establish a robust export of mobile handsets in line with Objective No.1 by studying the possibility of exporting 100 million handsets per annum by 2012.  This will be done in consultation and active partnership with the Telecom Products & Services Export Promotion Council.
5. To establish a competent design and R&D eco-system in India, catering to Indian and global markets, in the following areas:

  • Mechanical tooling design

  • Mechanical design

  • Hardware design

  • Mobile device software and software platform design

  • Mobile services content development

  • With a stated goal of establishing a market share of atleast 20% within 2012, of the global design and R&D spend in this sector, thereby creating substantial intellectual property in India.
    6. All these activities to be done in a manner which supports and strengthens a legal and ethical design and manufacturing activity and also promotes it globally with deep respect for the patents, intellectual property and environmental concerns thereby substantially strengthening India’s case as the destination of choice with the best manufacturing costs.
    7. Special focus on the employment generation possibility of the manufacturing, assembling, R&D and design centres in the period 2009-2014 and to suggest ways and means to achieve it.”
    8. In view of the special importance of the rural markets, the special needs of the rural markets, the rural economy and the rural population will be studied.
    Mr. Pankaj Mohindroo
      Chairman-Manufacturing Advisory Committee &
    National President Indian Cellular Association
      Indian Cellular Association
      1107, Ansal Bhavan

    16, K.G. Marg


    New Delhi-110001

      Tel: 011-66303663
    Mr. Josh Foulger
    Co-Chairman, Manufacturing Advisory Committee &
    Director of Mobile Phone Procurement & Inbound Logistics Nokia India Private Limited
      SIPCOT Indusial Park Phase III

    A1, National Highway No.4


    Sriperumbudur-602 105 (Tamil Nadu)

      Tel: 044-47119000
    Mr. Arun Goyal

    Member Secretary-Manufacturing Advisory Committee & Director of Academy of Business Studies

      24/4866, Sheeltara House

    Ansari Road


    New Delhi-110002

      Tel: 011-30183435
    Mr. Ambrish Bakaya
      Vice President-Corporate Affaris
      Samsung India Electronics Pvt. Ltd.
      2nd, 3rd & 4th Floor, Vipul Tech Square
      Golf Course Raod, Sector 43,

    Gurgaon - 122 009

      Tel: 0124-488-2153
    Mr. Arun Gupta
      Director R&D
      MediaTek India Technology Pvt. Ltd.

    A-4 & 5, Logix Park, Sector-16


    Noida-201 301

      Tel: 0120-4343900
    Mr. Kunal Ahooja

    Director & Chief Executive Officer


    Spice Mobiles Limited

      D-1, Sector-3
      Nodia-201 301
      Tel: 0120-5363600/3800
    Mr. Vipin Gupta
      Senior General Manager
      LG Electronics India Pvt. Ltd.
      Plot No.51, Udyog Vihar

    Surajpur-Kasna Road

      Greater Noida-201306 (UP)
    Mr. Rajesh Agarwal

    Managing Director


    Micromax Informatics Limited

      #697, Micromax House,
      Phase-V, Udyog Vihar,
      Gurgaon, Haryana
    Mr. Eric Dsouza

    Director Of Manufacturing Operations

      Motorola Mobility India Pvt Ltd

    Plot M-1, Phase III, Sipcot Hi-Tech Sez, Thirumangalam Village


    Sriperumbudur Taluk, Kancheepuram District

      Tamil Nadu, India - 602 106
      Tel.: +(91)-44-47120007, Extension : 1007
      E-mail: eric.dsouza@motorola.Com
    Mr. Sabyasachi Patra

    Head of Govt. Relations


    Nokia India Pvt Ltd

      1&2 Floor, Tower –A, SP Infocity,
      Industrial Plot # 243, Udyog Vihar Phase I
      Dundahera, Gurgaon – 122016, Haryana
    Mr. Ashwini Aggarwal

    Executive Director

      Manufacturers Association for Information Technology

    4th Floor, PHD House


    Opp. Asian Games Village, New Delhi 110 016

      Tel.: 011-26855487/26866976
      Fax.: 011-26851321
    Mr. K. Muzaffarullah

    Head – Modern Trade


    Sony Ericsson Mobile Comm. India Pvt. Ltd.

      104, Times Tower, First Floor
      Main Mehrauli Gurgaon Road
      Sector 28, Gurgaon 122002 (Haryana)
      Tel.: 0124-4218832
    Mr. Rajan Mathews

    Director General

      Cellular Operators Association of India
      14, Bhai Veer Singh Marg

    New Delhi-110001, India

      Tel.: 011-23349275
    Mr. TV Ramachandran

    Resident Director-Regulatory Affairs &
    Government Relations


    Vodafone Essar Ltd., Regulatory Affairs

      DLF Centre, 7th Floor, Sansad Marg
      New Delhi-110001, India
    Ms. Poornima shenoy


      India Semiconductor Association

    UNI Building, 4th Floor, Millers Tank Bund Road , Bangalore-560 052


    Fax: 080-41221866

      Tel: 080-4147 3250
    Mr. Rajoo Goel

    Secretary General


    ELCINA Electronic Industries Association of India

      ELCINA House,
      422 Okhla Industrial Estate Phase-III
      New Delhi-110020
      Tel.: 011-26924597, 26928053
    Mr. PS Narotra

    Senior Director

      Department of Information Technology

    Ministry of Communication & Information Technology


    Government of India

      Room No.4015, Electronics Niketan,
      C.G.O. Complex, New Delhi – 110001
      Telefax.: 011-24364185
    Mr. Vinnie Mehta
      Executive Director
      Automotive Components
    Manufacturers Association
      Capital Court, Munirka,
    New Delhi-110067
      Tel: 011-26854284

    Alternate Member


    Mr. Rajiv Jain


    Associate Director-Government Affairs
    India Semiconductor Association



    Mr. RK Pathak
      Deputy Director General (IP)
      Government of India
      Department of Telecom
      Ministry of Communication & I.T.
    Room No.1209, Sanchar Bhavan
    20 Ashoka Road, New Delhi-110001
      Tel: 011-23717542
      Fax: 011-23350497
    Mr. Anil Mukim

    Joint Secretary


    Government of India
    Ministry of Commerce & Industry
    Department of Commerce  (SEZ Section)
    Udyog Bhawan,
    New Delhi-110001


    Tel: 011-23061818



    Shri BM Baveja


    Senior Director & Head


    Convergence & Communication Division,
    Department of Information Technology


    Ministry of Communication & Information Technology
    Government of India


    Room No.4016, Electronics Niketan


    6, CGO Complex, New Delhi-110003


    Tel: 011-24363071


    Fax: 011-24363083



      Alternate Member

    Mr. Debasis Dutta


    Senior Director & Head
    Manufacturing Division


    Department of Information Technology


    Tel: 011-24364321, 24301280




        Special Invitees


    Mr. Ramesh A Vaswani


    Executive Vice Chairman


    Intex Technologies (India) Ltd.


    D-18/2, Okhla Industrial Area Phase-II

      New Delhi-110020
      Tel: 011-41610224

    Shri J.P. Gupta


    Special Commissioner of Commercial Tax
    Office of Commissioner of Commercial Tax


    Government of Gujarat


    Vechanvera Bhavan


    Ashram Road


    Ahmedabad-382 010

      Tel: 079-26581393

    Mr. Anurag Srivastava


    Officer on Special Duty


    Department of Information Technology


    Government of Madhya Pradesh


    1st Floor, Vallabh Bhawan




    Bhopal-462 004


    Tel: 0755-2551502



    Stage : 1
  • Mr. Pankaj Mahindroo, National President, ICA & Chairman of the Committee
  • Mr. Vineet Sehgal, Business Development Manager, Nokia India Pvt. Ltd. - Member Secretary.
  • Mr. Amrish Bakaya, Commercial Director, Nokia India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Mr. Narendra Nayak, Director, Motorola India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Mr. Ajai Chowdhry, Chairman & CEO, HCL Infosystems Ltd.
  • Mr. Kunal Ahooja, Vice President -Telecom, Samsung India Electronics Ltd.
  • Mr. Lokesh Gupta, Chief Executive, Spice Net Ltd.
  • Mr. Jukka Lehtela, Director-India Operations Nokia India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Mr. Sudhin Mathur, General Manager-India, Sony Ericsson Mobile Communication International AB
  • Mr. Mohit Kapoor, Sales Director-South Asia, Wireless Terminal Business, UT Starcom Inc.
  • Mr. Jaswant Munoth. Managing Director, Munoth Communication Ltd.
  • Mr. Sanjeev Sharma, Managing Director, Nokia India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Dr. RC Chopra, Senior Director, Ministry of Information Technology
  • Mr. N. P. Singh DDG(PIP), Department of Telecommunication
  • Mr. Vinne Mehta, Director General, MAIT
  • Mr. SC Khanna, Secretary Gerneral, AUSPI
  • Mr. TV Ramachandran, Director General, COAI
  • Mr. R. Deshpande, President, ELSINA
  • Mr. Umang Das, COAI's representative
  • Mr. Henry a Gilchrist, Director-Business Development & Marketing, Elcoteq Asia Ltd.
  • Mr. Prithipal Singh, EX-CMD, BSNL
  • Mr. Dave Greenwood, Managing Director, Seges Consultants Pvt. Ltd.
  • Mr. Gopal Jiwarajka, Joint Managing Director, Salora Internationa Ltd.
  • Mr. Jones Nordquist, Head Mobile Phones, Siemens LTd.
  • Mr. Rajeev Sharma, Director-Sales, Bird International Ltd.-Invitee
    Final Report
    Manufacturing Advisory Committe report: stage-1 (Click to Download)
    Manufacturing Advisory Committe report: stage-2 (Click to Download)

    for Details Contact: Mr. Mathai (Mob: 9811922022)