Anand Sundaresan, Member, EXCON 2021 Steering Committee & Managing Director, Ammann India Private Limited said, “This is the eleventh edition of the EXCON and our theme this year is “Building India for a New World: Competitiveness, 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 global hub for Construction Equipment Manufacturing by 2030."
The Indian CE industry currently holds a prominent position in the global CE landscape. The government of India’s ambitious INR 111 Lakh Crore National Infrastructure Pipeline would augur well for the Indian Construction Equipment industry to become the 2nd largest CE market in the world, with a size of USD 25 billion by 2030, Anand added.
EXCON endeavours to build India’s infrastructure in an ecologically sustainable manner, enabling projects on Smart Cities, supporting Swachh Bharat programs, promoting skill development and positioning “Make In India” – as the National Agenda for achieving holistic growth in the infrastructure and related sectors.
Some of the highlights of EXCON include an exclusive focus on Alternate Fuels, Ai Pavilion, Finance Plaza, Skills, Women operating construction equipment and machinery, Equal opportunity awards for women, MSMEs, Digital Transformation besides sustainability & safety.
Varun Jain, Council Member, CII Delhi State, and Director, PPI Pvt. Ltd. said, “Encouraging the adoption of world-class technologies for speedy implementation of infrastructure projects is the current need of the State. EXCON with the presence of world-class players in the construction equipment sector, will not only deliver the best-in-class technologies along with cost-effective solutions but will also bring more awareness amongst all stakeholders on the latest developments in CE Industry."
“The allocation of Rs.20,000 crore in the Union Budget for PM Gati Shakti - multi-modal connectivity for the States with focus on Roads, Railways, Airports, Ports and Waterways besides expansion of 25,000 km of National Highway Network in 2022-23 would give tremendous push for infrastructure development in the country,”said Kaustubh Prasad, Member, CII Delhi Panel on Real Estate, Urban Development and Infrastructure, and Managing Director, Sudyog Infra Projects Pvt. Ltd.
Excon addresses both marketing and educational platform for all stakeholders. Government and Senior Bureaucrats capitalized on it as a knowledge platform for various departments (PWDs and Civil Engineering Departments), Private contractors, Builders, Road/ Infrastructure developers, Smart City/ Urban Planning, Army, Border Roads Organization, etc. to witness the latest Technology, Equipment’s and Machinery display which will enable accelerated Infrastructure development needs of the nation.
JCB, Volvo, Caterpillar, BEML, Kobelco, Puzzolana, Tata Hitachi, L&T, Schwing Stetter, Sany India, Ammann India, Case New Holland, Doosan, Mahindra, Terex, Wipro, Hyundai, Hailstone, Propel Industries, Manitowoc Cranes, KYB Conmat, Ajax Engineering, Everest Engineering, ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, Tata Capital, BKT, ARX Mining, MRF, Escorts, Yuken India besides OEMs, Components manufacturer, Tyres, IT & Software, Lubricants, Attachments and other allied industry organizations are participating at the event.