The Government has expanded the SCALE committee (Steering Committee for Advancing Local Value-Add and Exports) by adding three new members, hailing from diverse industry backgrounds, according to an industry insider.The new appointees are Panasonic India Chairman and CEO Manish Sharma, Toyota Kirloskar Vice-Chairman Vikram S Kirloskar, and Asian Paints co-promoter and Chairman Addverb Technologies Jalaj Dani, he said. Currently, the 14-member Steering Committee for Advancing Local Value-Add and Exports (SCALE) committee is headed by former Mahindra CEO Pawan Goenka. Besides, Invest India CEO Deepak Bagla, PI Industries CMD Salil Singhal and JSW Steel Group CFO Sehshagiri Rao are on the board of the SCALE Committee.
It has representation from industry bodies such as FICCI, CII, ASSOCHAM and officials from commerce and other ministries. The SCALE Committee is formed by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry has been working closely with the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) under the guidance of the Ministry.