Industry Experts and Dignitaries come together for a Better India
New Delhi, 20th June 2018: The Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi once said “Good infrastructure has the potential to transform the nation”, and recently held Infraconclave 2018 aimed for the same. The conclave brought together industry’s brainy individuals, infrastructure stakeholders, distinguished people and experts from various fields such as power, airways, ports, railways, waterways, housing, sanitation, waste management, water, and urban transport to exchange knowledge, ideas and to contribute in nation building.
The state ofHaryana was the ‘Partnering state’ for the conclave. Several visionaries andindustry experts including Shri K.J. Alphons, Minister of State (IC) forTourism, India, Dr. Dinesh Arora,Director NITI Aayog, Shri Dr Ashok Jhunjhunwala Principle Advisor, Minister ofRailways, Government of India, Mr. Ashok Agarwal, Director & CEO of EsselInfra, Ms. VineetaHariharan, Mission Head, Ministry of Rural Development, Mr.Vinayak K Deshpande, Managing Director, Tata Projects Limited, and Mr. SunilJain, Hero Future Energies Pvt. Ltd came together and aimed for a better India.
Shri K.J.Alphons, Minister of State (IC) for Tourism emphasising on Swaach BharatAbhiyan said 'There is no shortage of money in building the infrastructure butunless & until we start feeling that this is our country & we need tokeep it clean.
The conclaveaimed at economic, environmental, social, sustainable, integrated andall-inclusive development of the nation.
Mr RajaneeshDasgupta, the Director General, Association of Infrastructure Industry andInfraConclave speaker said “India is a developing nation and its economicgrowth is directly proportional to the growth of its infrastructure. Over thepast few years, our government has taken several measures to strengthen theinfrastructure. However, the Government believes that this nation-buildingprocess requires the efforts of all the stakeholders for better and speedyresults. This was the guiding force behind our conclave. Through the engagementsession, we sought to create ‘actionable intelligence’ so as to lend a helpinghand to Government’s endeavors. I am glad that various distinguished figures inthe industry joined us and reinforced the initiative. I am also thankful toHonorable Industries and Commerce Minister of Haryana for supporting theinitiative.”
The secondedition of InfraConclave 2018 was a big success. The aim behind the conclavewas to create an inclusive dialogue platform for engagement of stakeholders,policymakers and industry experts. The conclave was organized to initiate adiscussion of ‘actionable intelligence’ and to give realistic solutions/actionpoints to the Government for the development of country’s infrastructure.
Just likethe first edition, the second installment emphasized chief components ofinfrastructure such as Urban, Rural, Core-Aviation, Rail, and Tourism, andEmpower Infra Transformation.