Josh Foulger-President, Nokia SEZ
Since inception ICA has been theÂ only effectiveÂ industry body representing the industry on matters of policy, and regulation. Over the years, Pankaj and team have worked tirelessly to develop and grown the industry.Â They have also been instrumental inÂ eliminating many roadblocks for growth, such as the grey market.Â ICA’s grasp, reach and relevance in the industry issues is unparalleled.
Most importantly, we appreciate Pankaj’s personal drive in “Make in India” from 2003-4 time-frames, with leadership in Manufacturing advisory committee (MAC) 1,Â Manufacturing advisory committee (MAC) 2 and helping formulate the National Policy on Electronics (NPE).Â To conclude, we appreciate ICA’s contribution to the industry and wish Pankaj and team the best, as India executes on the vision, mission and targets ofÂ “Digital India” and “Make in India”.
Kenichiro Hibi – Managing Director, Sony India
â€śICA has played a vital role in the development of the Indian Cellular Industry. It provides value by helping create a legal and ethical market, and providing long term remuneration of mobile connectivity to the Indian masses. The association has helped incorporate positive changes in the cellular handset industry by establishing a healthy dialogue with the concerned government ministries on a number of issues associated with the growth of the industry.â€ť
Narendra Bansal – CMD, Intex Technologies (India) Ltd
It is really exciting to be a part of the Indian Mobile industry as India continues to be the fastest growing telecom market globally. ICA, from its inception has played a crucial role in structuring growth and providing a guiding framework for the ever-growing mobile phone industry. Apart from playing a key role in fuelling the overall growth ICA has created an ethical, legal and a regulatory environment that acts as a common platform. An environment that not only benefits brand owners but consumers along with all the sectors connected with the mobile industry
I congratulate ICA for the work it has done and Iâ€™m sure that the association will bring more positive impact to the Industry. All the very best!
Hariom Rai – Director & Co Founder, Lava International
â€śItâ€™s really very inspiring to see such selfless dedication and hard-work in Pankaj ji, the leader of ICA, for building India through building industry. Your passion and energy for the purpose is very motivating. I have always felt deep passion, enthusiasm and energy in Pankaj Ji whenever it comes to providing solutions to the Industry. You have all the traits of a great leader; Integrity, Humility and Generosity. Keep leading to build a great Indiaâ€ť
Rajesh Gupta – Country Manager India, SanDisk Corporation
â€śSanDiskâ€™s association with ICA dates back to many years and it has been a relationship of great partnership. From being a source of information on the cellular industry and its ecosystem, ICA has been a very determined voice for the industry. Itâ€™s one body industry has come to depend on. A word of congratulations to Pankaj for this running this initiative for over a decade. My best wishes.â€ť
Ramesh A Vaswani â€“ Director, Intex Technologies (India) Ltd.
Indian Cellular Association (ICA) came into existence at a point of time when there was a dire need for an independent guiding framework for the rapidly growing mobile phone industry. Today, it has emerged as an effective platform bringing together diverse players in the mobile cellular handset industry in India. Both emerging and established handset players have been receiving immense support from ICA which has been facilitating their overall growth & competitiveness by contributing its bit in the creating a righteous work environment.
Siddhartha Dasgupta – Director Corporate Affairs, BlackBerry India Pvt Ltd
â€śICA is our one stop shop when it comes to addressing the regulatory issues for the cellular handset industry. Proactively they take up all the major issues both at the central and state level and have in the past few years that we have seen them, achieved some notable successes. The team at ICA led by Pankaj Mohindroo is very approachable, helpful and always available for members. Â I wish ICA the best of times aheadâ€ť.