Washington, October 14
India offers a spectrum of opportunities to investors and business firms, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman met executives of top US companies and apprised them of various flagship programs of the Indian government.
62-year-old Sitharaman is currently in the US capital to attend the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.
During these events, she is meeting top US CEOs with footprints in India and who have shown interest in seizing investment opportunities in the country.
The ministry said his meeting with Amway CEO Milind Pant was the focus of discussions in the areas of research and development, manufacturing automation, innovation and nutrition segment.
Initiatives like the National Monetization Pipeline recently launched the National Infrastructure Master Plan and GIFT City in Gujarat a spectrum of opportunities were mentioned by the Finance Minister during their meeting.
The Minister underlined the company’s presence and performance in India since 1998 and its eagerness to invest in the years to come.
During his meeting with Boeing Chief Strategy Officer B. Mark Allen, discussions took place in the areas of skills, research and development, manufacturing automation, innovation and the aerospace sector.
He underscored the company’s interest in investing in and supporting Boeing in the Make in India and Atma Nirbhar Bharat initiatives.
During her meeting with Novavax CEO Stanley Erk, Sitharaman discussed important Indian initiatives towards healthcare reforms such as research and development in medical sciences, health and wellness and the growing opportunities in GIFT City in Gujarat.
He outlined the company’s interest to invest in India in the coming years. PTI