Mr Pankaj Mohindroo
Mr. Pankaj Mohindroo, one of the most reputed & exceptional industry leaders, has a vision and passion for nation building with a special focus to transform the current electronics manufacturing eco-system in India into a globally competitive platform, over the next 5-10 years. Mr. Mohindroo’s contributions as a tall, visionary & a nation builder and selfless contributions rendered to the industry and to the nation are well articulated and captured in the annals of the mobile handset industry’s history of India.
Mr Mohindroo’s strong intent, quest and determination towards establishment of a Trillion Dollar Electronics Industry through establishment of Global scale manufacturing eco-system in India, related to the entire electronics sector whether in consumer electronics, medical electronics, automotive electronics, IoT, emerging technologies, electric vehicles, agricultural electronics, defence electronics, IT hardware and R&D infrastructure to support manufacturing etc., both to cater to the growing requirements of India as well as of the world with a strong focus on exports, are well received and acknowledged with strong commitments by the Indian Government and industry stakeholders from various geographies.
Mr. Mohindroo has been strenuously supporting the Government of India’s vision to establish India as the Global manufacturing HUB for Mobile Handsets and Components in sync with the “Make in India” and “Digital India” initiatives. In December 2014 Mr. Mohindroo was nominated as the Chairman of the Fast Track Task Force (FTTF), which was established by the Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY) with the objective to promote significant manufacturing activity related to mobile handsets and its components eco-system in India – with various identifiable targets such as 1,50,000 crores mobile handset production(from 18900 crores), exports of 120 million handsets, establishment of a sizable components manufacturing eco-system with production of 50000 crores and generating 1.5 million jobs by the year 2019-20.
Mr. Mohindroo’s strong intent, quest and determination towards establishment of a Trillion Dollar Electronics Industry through establishment of Global scale manufacturing eco-system in India related to the entire electronics sector whether related to consumer electronics, medical electronics, automotive electronics, IoT, emerging technologies, Electric Vehicles, Agricultural Electronics, Defence Electronics, IT Hardware and R&D infrastructure to support manufacturing etc. both to cater to the growing requirements of India as well as of the world with a strong focus on exports are well received and acknowledged with strong commitments by the Indian Government and industry stakeholders from various geographies. The first and foremost objective is to establish India as the no.1 global hub for mobile phone manufacturing by raising production a further 650% from 2,10,000 crores to 13,50,000 crores by 2025.
Mr Mohindroo has also been deeply involved in critical policy formulation processes which are followed both at the highest levels of Central Government and State Government circles on various matters related to investment promotion, regulatory affairs, standards formulation etc. which have remained immensely beneficial both for the industry and the Government during the past one and half decade.
Mr. Mohindroo is also a successful entrepreneur donning many caps on his entrepreneurial successes starting with the Founder and Editor in Chief of My Mobile Info Media, which is India’s oldest Magazine focused on mobile handset and its eco-system and many others. Mr. Mohindroo is also an Angel Investor in several technology startups. He is also the Promoter and Chairman of a transformative 20,000-acre agriculture and Agro Processing Project. He has now taken up challenge of Agritech i.e., use of Electronics, Information Technology and Software in Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Aquaculture etc.
Mr. Mohindroo is also Co-founder and Hon. Secretary of Telecom Sector Skill Council (TSSC). For reference TSSC is the skill regulator functioning under the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, which is mandated to do skill training for people engaged in the Telecom sector.