Session on Plastics & Chemicals 14 February 2017: 1415 - 1555 Hrs, Grand Ball Room, Hotel Lalit Ashok, Bengaluru

“Moving towards New frontiers”

The chemicals industry is a key constituent of the Indian economy, accounting for about 1.38% of the nation’s GVA (Gross Value Addition) in 2013-14.There is a strong government support for R&D and the Polymers and agro-chemicals industries in India present immense growth opportunities. Upcoming Petroleum, Chemicals and Petrochemicals Investment Regions (PCPIR) & Plastic Parks will provide state-of-the-art infrastructure for Chemical & Petrochemicals Sector. The chemicals and plastics sector has a huge opportunity still untapped and this session shall focus on India’s achievements and strengths in the chemicals and petrochemicals sector while exploring avenues for creating backwards and forwards supply chain linkages in chemicals, while taking into account long term economic and environmental sustainability. It shall also highlight Karnataka’s presence across the value chain of the chemicals and petrochemicals industry and making India an integral part of the global chemicals value chain.

1345 - 1415 Hrs


1415 – 1420 Hrs

Opening Remarks & Context Setting

T R Parasuraman

Deputy Managing Director

Toyota Industries Engine India Pvt Ltd

1420 – 1435 Hrs

Keynote Address

Jalaj Dani
President – Chemicals, HR & Supply Chain
Asian Paints Ltd

1435 – 1530 Hrs

Signature Statements by Keynote Panellists

Vishal S

Chief Executive Officer

Supreme Plasticizers

Subash Chand


Sankhla Industries

Jayanthi Ravi

Chemizol Additives Pvt Ltd

R Krishna

Past Chairman, CII Mysore Zone

Managing Partner
Vasu Agarbathies

Rajat Kedia


Manjushree Technopack Ltd.

Kishan Gurram

Site Director

Sabic Technology Center


1530 – 1540 Hrs

Special Address

D V Prasad, IAS

Additional Chief Secretary – Commerce and Industries

Government of Karnataka

1540 – 1550 Hrs

Special Address

Samir Kumar Biswas, IAS

Joint Secretary

Ministry of Chemicals & Petrochemicals

Government of India

1550 - 1555 Hrs

Concluding Remarks

T R Parasuraman

1555 Hrs

Session Concludes


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Plastics and chemicals industry in Karnataka is among the established traditional sectors that has played a vital role in the economic development. The sector forms a part of the basic goods industry in the state. The fiscal incentives granted to small-scale units in the mid 1980s paved the entry path for SMEs to enter the sector. The space promises huge growth opportunity.

Who should attend?

The C-Suite leadership

Senior members from Plastics, Chemicals companies and Allid Industries

Heads of Verticals: R & D, Business & Strategy Potential Investors