Chemical Round Table, Mumbai

  • Sep 06, 2017


The Government of West Bengal is organizing the 4th edition of Bengal Global Business Summit 2018 on 16-17 January, 2018 in Kolkata. FICCI is the Summit Partner and KPMG is the Knowledge Partner.

As a prelude to the Summit, Government of West Bengal organised a sectoral Roundtable on Chemical Industry in Mumbai on September 6, 2017. 

Dr. Amit Mitra, Hon’ble Minister-in-Charge, Finance and Industry, Commerce and Enterprises Departments, Government of West Bengal delivered the Keynote address and interacted with the captains of Chemical Industry.

Mr. S. Kishore, IAS, Principal Secretary, Industry, Commerce & Enterprises Department, Govt. of West Bengal addressed the session. Ms. Vandana Yadav, IAS, Managing Director, West Bengal Industrial Development Corporation made a presentation on opportunities in West Bengal.

Mr. Deepak Mehta, Chairman – National Chemical Committee of FICCI, Vice-Chairman & MD, Deepak Nitrite Ltd. addressed the session. Mr. D. P. Patra, Co-Chairman, National Chemical Committee of FICCI and CEO MCPI, Mr. K. K. Seksaria, President, Plastindia Foundation & MD, Uma Plastics Ltd. and Mr. Darshan Hiranandani, MD & CEO, H-Energy Private Ltd shared their experiences in doing business in Bengal. 

The Chemical Roundtable was attended by prominent Industry players and Associations from the sector.

Large chemical companies including Reliance, Dow Chemicals, Clariant, BASF, Aditya Birla Chemicals, PTT International Trading (Singapore), TATA Strategic Management Group, Supreme Industries, Covestro, Atul Ltd. were present. Presidents and senior office bearers of prominent chemical associations attended the meeting including Mr. Ravi Kapoor, President, Indian Chemical Council & MD, Heubach Colour Pvt. Ltd, Mr. Satish Wagh, Chairman, Cosmetics & Dyes Export Promotion Council (CHEMEXCIL), Mr. Surender Choudhary, Convenor, All India Flat Tape Manufacturers Association (AIFTMA) and Ms. Umaa Gupta, Secretary General, The All India Plastics Manufacturers Association (AIPMA).

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