Road show organized in the city to promote the EXCON exhibition
CII Holds Construction Equipment & Technology Show in Bangalore May 17-21
Mysuru: The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) had recently organized a road show in the city to announce the EXCON, which saw the participation of senior government officials as well as industry leaders and stakeholders infrastructure and construction equipment sector.
EXCON, South Asia’s largest construction equipment and construction technology trade show, organized by CII, will be held from May 17 to 21 at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre, Bangalore.
EXCON will span 3,00,000 square meters of exhibition space and is expected to attract over 1,000 exhibitors from India and abroad, including countries like the US, UK, France, Germany, India. Italy, United Arab Emirates, South Korea, Singapore and Sri Lanka. The five-day exhibition will attract over 40,000 trade visitors.
EXCON strives to build India’s infrastructure in an environmentally sustainable manner, enabling smart city projects, supporting Swachh Bharat programs, promoting skills development and positioning “Make In India” as the national agenda to achieve holistic growth in infrastructure and related sectors.
Some of EXCON’s highlights include an exclusive focus on alternative fuels, AI pavilion, finance plaza, skills, women operating construction equipment and machinery, equal opportunity awards for women, MSMEs, digital transformation in addition to sustainability and security, among others.
At the road show recently held at the city’s Radisson Blu Plaza hotel, Deputy Commissioner Dr. Bagadi Gautham said that India is set to become the world’s third largest construction market by by 2022, with a plan to spend US$1.3 trillion on infrastructure in 2019-23 focused on sustainability. China is about 17 years ahead of India and India will be the fastest growing major economy in the world, the start of a long-term trend. China’s GDP is 4 times that of India, but India is sure to overtake China in 5-10 years.
Bibhudutta Ojha, Vice President, Industrial Affairs, Gulf Oil Lubricants India Ltd., said, “This is the eleventh edition of EXCON and our theme this year is ‘Building India for a New World: Competitive , growth, sustainability, technology”. EXCON will exemplify the role of smart technologies and innovation in India’s infrastructure development to achieve the vision of making India the world’s construction equipment manufacturing hub by 2030.
Chairman of CII Mysuru and MD, Plansee India High Performance Materials Pvt Ltd. Supriya Salian, said, “Encouraging the adoption of world-class technologies for rapid implementation of infrastructure projects is the current need of the state. EXCON, with the presence of world-class players in the construction equipment industry, will not only provide best-in-class technology and cost-effective solutions, but will also educate all stakeholders on the latest developments in the equipment industry. of construction. ”
Later, a panel discussion “Reimagining the Construction Industry” was moderated by Pavan Ranga, Outgoing Chairman, CII Mysuru and CEO of Rangsons and was addressed by Arun Pandit, Treasurer, CREDAI Mysuru and MG Somashekar, Chairman, IGBC Mysuru.
Sam Cherian, Vice President, CII Mysuru, mentioned in his address that Mysuru has all the potential to become the next business hub after Bengaluru with the advancement of infrastructure in the region and with the support of the district administration .