Shri Vishvajit Sahay JS (DHI) visited Ahmedabad on 28th May, 2015 to interact with Machinery Manufacturers and have a greater understanding of the Plastics Processing Machinery Sector. He was accompanied by Shri N L Goswami (Sr DHO, DHI). He visited Neoplast, Milacron , Prasad Group & Windsor Extrusion Plant. In spite of hot weather JS showed keen interest in factory visits.
Mr Sahay wanted to understand all Products related to PPM i.e. IMM, Extrusion, Blow Moulding, Auxiliaries, so in a given limited time frame we managed to take him around all 4 sectors. An Industry interaction programme was organised at Prasad Group. Around 20 people from the industry participated in this interaction programme. PMMAI Chairman Shri Mahendra N Patel made a briefl presentation giving details of Industry Size, issues faced by the industry and support required from Government.
JS interacted with industry and assured of the full support from DHI. He requested to study the Capital Goods Policy and forward suggestions on it. He suggested PPM sector should go for BIS and assured of full support from the ministry. He instructed Mr Goswami to take it on priority and arrange meeting. He requested industry to put forward proposals for Technology Acquisition Fund. They have already approved few proposals for TAGMA & Textile Machinery Association. DHI wants us to come forward with our proposals for Technology acquisition, Technology Development with participation of Institutes, common facility centre.