Enabling manufacturing through industrial corridors, infrastructure development and smart cities were its other key pillars, Amitabh Kant, Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), said at an event.

Opening up of FDI in key sectors such as construction, defence, railways, medical devices etc, as well as genuine commitment from the government to usher in growth, were also cited at the event organised by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)-Embassy of India.

Kant urged US industry to take advantage of the vast opportunities in the various sectors identified under 'Make in India' to enter India, make for the domestic market and also export.

In particular, he stressed that India and United States "must partner on merit and innovation".

Indian ambassador to US S Jaishankar, in his keynote remarks applauded the "strength of purpose and seriousness of intent" of the new government in India and also highlighted the new positivity in US-India bilateral relationship.

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