PM Modi meets chief executives of five US companies

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Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi met with Chief Executives Officers  (CEOs) of major US-based companies on the first day of visit to the United States.

PM meeting with Mr. Cristiano Amon, CEO of Qualcomm

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi met Mr. Cristiano Amon, CEO of Qualcomm today.

During the meeting, they discussed investment opportunities offered in India’s telecommunications and electronics sector. This included the recently launched Production Linked Incentive Scheme (PLI) for Electronics System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) as well as developments in the semiconductor supply chain in India. Strategies for building the local innovation ecosystem in India were also discussed.

PM’s meeting with Mr. Shantanu Narayen, President and CEO of Adobe

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi met Mr. Shantanu Narayen, President and CEO of Adobe today.

They discussed Adobe’s ongoing collaboration and future investment plans in India. Discussions also focused on India’s flagship programme Digital India, and use of emerging technologies in sectors like health, education and R&D.

PM’s meeting with Mr. Mark Widmar, CEO of First Solar

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi met Mr. Mark Widmar, CEO of First Solar.

They talked about India’s renewable energy landscape, particularly solar energy potential, and our target of 450 GW electricity generation from renewable sources by 2030. Discussions also took place about First Solar’s interest in setting up manufacturing facilities in India using their unique thin-film technology by availing the recently launched Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme, as well integrating India into global supply chains.

PM’s meeting with Mr. Vivek Lall, Chief Executive of General Atomics Global Corporation

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi met Mr. Vivek Lall, Chief Executive of General Atomics Global Corporation today.

They spoke about strengthening the defence technology sector in India. Mr. Lall appreciated the recent policy changes to accelerate defence and emerging technology manufacturing and augment capacity building in India.

PM’s meeting with Mr. Stephen Schwarzman, Chairman, CEO and Co-Founder of Blackstone

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi met Mr. Stephen Schwarzman, Chairman, CEO and Co-Founder of Blackstone.

Mr. Schwarzman briefed the Prime Minister about Blackstone’s ongoing projects in India, and their interest in further investments in the infrastructure and real estate sectors. Promising investment opportunities in India including those under National Infrastructure Pipeline and National Monetisation Pipeline were also discussed.