Session on Manufacturing Startups: Impacting Industry 14 February 2017, 1200 – 1350 Hrs, Grand Ball Room, Hotel Lalit Ashok, Bengaluru

The National Manufacturing Policy aims for an increase in the share of manufacturing in the country’s Gross Domestic Product from 16% to 25% by 2022, to create 100 million additional jobs by 2022 in manufacturing sector and enhancing the global competitiveness of the Indian manufacturing sector. The State Government of Karnataka gives a great thrust on manufacturing and encourages start-ups in the manufacturing sector. The state has one of the largest and best functioning start up ecosystem in the country and the drive towards manufacturing startups is highly critical to achieve the vision of ‘Make in India’. This session shall deliberate on leveraging India’s intellectual base to create an environment of young entrepreneurs and job creators. This session shall also discuss on Bengaluru as the new startup city and the government initiatives to promote the start-up and entrepreneurial culture.

1130 – 1200 Hrs


1200 – 1205 Hrs

Opening Remarks & Context Setting

Debarati Sen

Managing Director

3M India Ltd

1205 – 1215 Hrs

Keynote Address

Udayant Malhoutra

Managing Director & CEO

Dynamatic Technologies Ltd

1215 – 1315 Hrs

Panel Discussion

Session Moderated by: Ravi Gururaj, Founder & CEO,

Signature Statements by Keynote Panellists (Panel A)

Tarun Mehta
CEO & Co-Founder
Ather Energy

Kiran Nataraj
CEO & Co-Founder
Entrib Technologies

A Vaidyanathan
Founder & Managing Director

PAQS Pvt Ltd

Navaneethan Sundaramoorthy
Co-Founder & Chief Marketing Officer
Uncanny Vision

Rajesh Manpat

Founder & CEO

ARK Robot

Signature Statements by Keynote Panellists (Panel B)

Vijaya Kumar Ivaturi
Co-Founder & CTO
Crayon Data

Mayur Abhaya Srisrimal
Founder & CEO
Life Cell International Pvt Ltd

Anand Mandangopal

Founder & CEO
Cardiac designs Labs

Amuleek Singh Bijral
Founder & CEO
Mountain Trail Foods Pvt Ltd (Chai Point)

Jei Narayanan
Chief Operation Officer
Black Pepper Technologies Pvt Ltd

1315– 1325 Hrs


1325 – 1335 Hrs

Special Address
“Start-up in India”

Shailendra Singh, IAS

Joint Secretary

Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion

Government of India

1335 – 1345 Hrs

Special Address
“Start-up - The way forward for Karnataka”

Priyank Kharge

Hon’ble Minister for IT & BT

Science & Technology & Tourism

Government of Karnataka

1345 – 1350 Hrs

Concluding Remarks

V Manjula, IAS

Additional Chief Secretary to Government

Department of IT&BT and Science & Technology

Government of Karnataka

1350 Hrs

Session Concludes


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Who should attend?

Prospective Investors and HNIs

Startup Mentors


Prospective Customers