ASHWANI KUMAR NOMINATED TO PM’s HIGH LEVEL COMMITTEE ON MANUFACTURING
Date : 13 Sep 2006
Location : New Delhi
ASHWANI KUMAR NOMINATED TO PM’s HIGH LEVEL COMMITTEE
New Delhi: September 13, 2006
Government of India has nominated Dr. Ashwani Kumar Minister of State (Industry) to an Empowered Sub-Committee of the High Level Committee on Manufacturing (HLCM). HLCM has been constituted under the chairmanship of the Prime Minister with the Minister Commerce & Industry; Finance Minister; Minister of the sub-sector concerned; Deputy Chairman Planning Commission; Chairman Economic Advisory Council, Principal Secretary to Prime Minister; and Chairman National Manufacturing Competitiveness Council (NMCC) as its members.
The Empowered Sub-committee has been constituted under the chairmanship of Dr. V. Krishnamurthy, Chairman NMCC to formulate/ review / approve policy papers and proposals for submission to the HLCM. This Empowered Sub Committee will monitor the follow up action on implementation of the decisions taken by the HLCM. The Empowered Sub-Committee will act as the main executive body of the HLCM and submit its periodical reports for consideration of the Prime Minister / HLCM. The Sub-Committee will be serviced by the NMCC and concerned Ministries will render required assistance to the Sub-Committee.
The constitution of the Empowered Committee is a major initiative to speed up and give effect to major policy decisions required to enhance the competitiveness of Indian manufacturing and to increase its share in our GDP.