New Delhi, 21 April. Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) organized a roadshow in the city today to announce EXCON which witnessed the participation of industry leaders and stakeholders from the infrastructure and construction equipment sector.
EXCON, South Asia’s largest construction equipment and construction technology trade fair, organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is scheduled to be held from 17 – 21 May 2022 at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre, Bengaluru.
EXCON will spread over 3,00,000 square meters of display area and is expected to attract over 1000 exhibitors from India & abroad including countries like USA, UK, France, Germany, Italy, UAE, South Korea, Singapore, Turkey and Sri Lanka. The 5-day exhibition would attract over 40,000 business visitors from all over the world.
Mr 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 on “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. 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, said Mr Sundaresan.
EXCON endeavors 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 includes 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 among others.
Mr 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 Government of India invests highly in the infrastructure sector, mainly highways, renewable energy, and urban transport. GOI allocated Rs. 111 lakh crore (US$1.4 trillion) under the NIP for FY2019-25. Sectors such as energy, roads, urban and railways amount to ~71% of the projected infrastructure investments in India.”, said Mr 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 it as a knowledge platform for various departments (PWD’s 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.
Leading construction equipment manufacturers at the exhibition would demonstrate the versatility of machines, sophistication in construction technologies and more importantly showcase the cost-effective solutions for builders and contractors for speedy implementation of projects with focus on quality, safety and environmental sustainability.
At the Exhibition, all Covid related protocols and safety measures will be put in place for the benefit of all participants and visitors to the exhibition.
JCB, Vovlo, 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.
Indian Construction Equipment Manufactures’ Association is the Sector Partner, and the National Highways Authority of India and Builders Association of India are supporting Partners for EXCON.