Mr. Ajay Shankar
Mr. Ajay Shankar is a distinguished retired Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer who has made significant contributions to the fields of economics, industry, and trade in India. With a career spanning several decades, he has held various key positions in both the government and the private sector.
Throughout his career, Mr. Ajay Shankar has demonstrated a deep commitment to India's economic development and industrial growth. He is widely recognized for his dynamic leadership and expertise in policy formulation. One of his notable roles was serving as the Secretary of the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) within the Government of India. In this capacity, he played a pivotal role in shaping and implementing policies aimed at enhancing the ease of doing business in India and attracting foreign investment. Under his leadership, India made significant strides in becoming a more attractive destination for both domestic and foreign investors.
As the Chairman of MEDEPC, Mr. Ajay Shankar continues to play a vital role in promoting the export of mobile and electronic devices, further contributing to India's global presence in the technology and electronics sector. His wealth of experience and expertise make him a valuable asset in advancing India's economic interests in this rapidly evolving industry.