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Pumping high

Sailaj Verma Senior, Vice President Sales, KYB-Conmat India. V G Sakthikumar, Managing Director, Schwing Stetter Sales And Services Pvt Ltd. There is growing demand for high rise buildings in India. However, reaching at sky touching height requires state-of-the-art equipment. Similarly, placing concrete at such height is tough tasks. On this note, the feature will describe […]

Infrastructure in Nepal

Nepal’s geography poses a significant barrier for the country’s aim to improve transport. The tiny, landlocked nation of Nepal lies sandwiched between two large countries, China and India, and maintains good relations with both. Politically, Nepal has strong links with China, while its cultural ties are close with India. These relationships work both ways. Despite […]

Get. Set. Construct!

Dr. Ranjeet Mehta, Principal Director, PHD Chamber of Commerce. R Nagaraj, of the Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai. Prakash Mehta, Minister of Housing, Mining and Labour, Government of Maharashtra. Arvind Vithalbhai Patel, MD, Patel Infrastructure. Mangesh Korgaonker, Director General, National Institute of Construction Management and Research (NICMAR) Rohan Suryavanshi, Head, Strategy and Planning, […]

Leaders on Board Er. Ashwin B. Pandya / Prof. M N Sreehari / Suresh Kakani

“The need of the hour is to augment storage capacity” Er. Ashwin B. Pandya, Secretary General, International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage (ICID)   There are 99 irrigation projects in the completion phase under the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchan Yojana which are likely to be completed by 2019-20. Er. Ashwin B. Pandya, Secretary General, International […]

Private Sector on Everlasting aluminium / “Every year we recruit around 800 employees” / “We are adding around 100-150 people every year”

Everlasting aluminium Vikram Sharma, DGM – Marketing, Jindal Aluminium. Kushal Bajaj, Executive Director, Geeta Aluminium. “Nearly 2,500 employees are working with us” Jindal Aluminium Ltd, established in 1968, is a major manufacturer of Aluminium Extruded Profiles in India, located in outskirts of Bangalore city. It is largest Aluminium Extrusion Company in India having 11 Aluminium […]

Private Sector on Building with innovation / Master Elevators / “Facades are going to be necessity”

Building with innovation Nikunj H Dave, Managing Director, Aarya Precast India (API). Raj Lakhani, Managing Director, PERI (India) Pvt Ltd. VSR Prasad DGM, Sales and Marketing, Nikitha Build-Tech Pvt Ltd Sudeep Kolte, VP, Sales and Marketing, Gyproc India. “Empower people by vocational training” As a company Aarya Precast India (API) is people orient organisation focusing […]

Private sector On Sustainable Infrastructure / Raising the Estate / CE employs about 200,000 people

Sustainable Infrastructure Subhash Sethi, Chairman, SPML Infra Ltd. Faizal E Kottikollon, Founder and Chairman, KEF Infra and KEF Holdings. “We engage services of about 80-100 people every year” SPML Infra Ltd is a infrastructure development company with focus on sustainable development for smart cities, promoting access to essential services to all (water, sanitation, and municipal […]

How will Bharatmala impact existing roads?

What is at risk? • Debt worth Rs 19,435 crore at risk • 24 build-operate-transfer (BOT) road projects to be affected • One operate-maintain-transfer (OMT) project to be affected • 21 of 44 Bharatmala economic corridors to partially or fully affect existing alignments Concession Agreement Although Article 30 of the concession agreement extends protection to […]