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Business Seminar on “Make in India” Incentives and Opportunities

The Embassy of India in Israel invites you to a
 Business Seminar on   

“Make in India” Incentives and Opportunities

A major national program, designed to facilitate investment, foster innovation, enhance skill development, protect intellectual property and build best in class manufacturing infrastructure .

Monday 2 March, 2015

Hotel Herods 155 Hayarkon Street, Bialik Hall, Tel Aviv

  Moderator: Dr. Anju Kumar, Deputy Chief of Mission and Head of Commercial Wing, Embassy of India


Registration and Refreshments: 0900-0930hrs

0930 - 0940:   Opening Remarks 
H.E. Mr. Jaideep Sarkar , Ambassador of India to Israel

0940 – 1015:  Make in India - Incentives and Manufacturing Opportunities.
Keynote speaker : Mr. Suhaan Mukerji, Partner , PLR Chambers
Mr. Suhaan Mukerji is the founding partner at PLR Chambers and one of the foremost public policy and regulatory affairs lawyers in India. Prior to founding PLR Chambers, Mr. Mukerji set up and led the Policy and Regulatory Affairs practice group at Amarchand Mangaldas (one of the leading law Firms in India) with an overall experience of 11 years. He has also worked at Amarchand’s Mumbai office in corporate M&A and capital markets teams and as an Analyst with the World Bank Group. In the past, he served as an Expert Advisor to the Advisor to the Prime Minister on Public Information Infrastructure & Innovations. Suhaan has a B.A. LL.B. (Hons), National Law School of India University, Bangalore and an LLM from London School of Economics.”

1015-1030: Case Study of 'Truphatek' – Sector: Medical Devices
A manufacturer both of single–use and re-usable anaesthesia medical devices in the field of airway intubation. The company is showing remarkable growth exporting its product ranges from Israel to over 60 countries with USA as its main market. The company operates its own production units in Chandigarh, India and employs, over 160 people in its Indian companies.  
Speaker: Mr. David Grey, C.E.O, Truphatek Group

1030-1045:  Case Study of ‘Pelemix'– Sector: Agriculture 
Pelemix is a leading company in the coir - cocopeat substrate market for Hydroponics growers and nurseries. It specializes in hydroponics crops, nurseries, plant propagation, and bedding plants both in its pure formas well as in the many specialized mixtures suited for different growing regimes. It is active in India since 2004 and manufacturing Bales & Growbags  in Polachi, Tamilnadu since 2010.
Speaker: Mr. Oded Eytan Managing Director, Pelemix 

1045-1120: Make in India's New Approaches to Investment, Intellectual Property, Training & Transfer of Technology.
Keynote speaker: Mr. Aditya Prakash Rao , Counsel, PLR Chambers
A Senior Consultant, Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs, Union Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India. Mr. Rao specializes in Intellectual Property Rights, Defence Acquisition Management and Broadband Policy & Engagement. Prior to joining PLR Chambers, Mr. Rao worked for 5 ½ years with Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co., New Delhi, and was a Principal Associate (Designate) at the Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs practice group.  He has been involved in advising/representing both MNC’s as well as Law Enforcement Agencies across India .

1120 - 1135:  Case Study of 'Eli Hajaj' - Sector: Precision Machining, Defence
Incorporated in 1980 Eli Hajaj is a company involved in providing Precision Machining Services, aviation level CNC Machining and Milling and Electronic Packaging. The company carries out mechanical assemblies of end products, according to customer specifications. It serves to Aviation, Defense, Security and Medical equipment sectors. They have been manufacturing in India since 2012. 
Speaker: Mr. Ofer Gabinet , CEO, Eli Hajaj

1135 - 1150:  Case Study of 'Tower Jazz' – Sector: Integrated Circuits
Manufactures integrated circuits for more than 200 customers worldwide in growing markets such as consumer, automotive, medical, industrial, and aerospace & defense, among others. Active In India since 2010, in 2014 Tower Jazz won a government tender to set up a semiconductor wafer plant in India in cooperation with IBM Corp (USA) and Jaiprakash Associates Ltd (India), costing a total of 270 billion rupees ($4.5 billion).
Speaker: Mr. Erez Imberman , VP - Global Supply Chain & Special Projects, Tower Jazz

1200 - 1210:  Closing Remarks

1210 - 1230:  Q&A Session

1230 - 1400:  B2B sessions with PLR Chambers 

Israeli Presentations will cover the following aspects:

  1.  How the company set up manufacturing facility in India.
  2. What business model the company adopted and why.
  3. Challenges faced by the Israeli company and how they addressed them.
  4. How current changes in policy are helping companies manufacture in India.   
  5. Advice to Israeli companies.

Seats are limited.  

Please register at the earliest by sending an e-mail to the Commercial Wing in the Embassy of India
commercialwing@indembassy.co.il , Telephone 03-5220631.