Infrastructure Transport

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As per the latest report of the Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation, of the 1,737 projects of over Rs 1.5 billion that it monitored, 470 reported cost overrun of over Rs 4.4 trillion till April 2021 and 525 projects reported time overrun. The Ministry has attributed the time overrun to a host of issues, including “delay in land acquisition, forest or environment clearance,..

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Cement

Vamsi Krishna Gaddam, Joint Managing Director, Visaka Industries Ltd

Visaka Industries Ltd was founded by Dr G Vivekanand in 1981. It is a publicly listed company on NSE and BSE. Visaka is a diversified business group with interests in cement roofs, textiles (wonder yarn), cement fibre boards and integrated solar roofs. It has a pan-India presence with 13 manufacturing units, 13 marketing offices and a countrywide distribution channel with over 7,000 dealer outlets..

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Building Material

Abhishek Somany, Managing Director & CEO, Somany Ceramics Ltd

Somany Ceramics Ltd is among the top 15 global giants of the ceramic industry, established 50 years ago by Late Hiralall Ji Somany. Brand Somany, under the capable leadership of Shreekant Somany, Chairman & Managing Director, and Abhishek Somany, Managing Director & CEO, is a household name in India for tiles and bathware. Moreover, the company exports its products to more than 55 countrie..

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Cement

Anand Reddy, Managing Director, Sagar Cements Ltd

Sagar Cements Ltd is one of India's leading cement manufacturers with an installed production capacity of 5.75 mtpa. For over three decades, it has been committed to creating lasting stakeholder value while maintaining a sustainable growth outlook with its robust foundation and a steady growth focus. Anand Reddy, Managing Director, Sagar Cements Ltd, shares more…. Strategies to overcome COVID..

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Infrastructure Energy

YR Nagaraja, Managing Director, Ramky Infrastructure Ltd

Ramky Group is a billion-dollar conglomerate with cutting-edge competency in the areas of civil, environmental and waste management infrastructure with special emphasis on PPP projects. To its credit, Ramky Group in India and abroad is handling over 80 PPP projects and is a preferred partner for both the Government and private sector. In addition to its presence in 55 locations across India, ..

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Cement

Prem Shanker, CEO, Ramco Industries Ltd

Established in 1967, Ramco Industries Ltd is part of the $1 billion Ramco Group which has interests in cement, drywall and ceiling products, roofing products, cotton yarn, surgical cotton and computer software. With 12 plants across South Asia and an 8,000-strong partner network, Ramco Industries is one of the leading building materials companies in South Asia, manufacturing fibre cement roofing s..

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Building Material

Yaswant Mishra, President (Corporate) & CFO, Mangalam Cement

Mangalam Cement was promoted in the year 1978 by the famed house of Syt. BK Birla. It is a professionally managed and well-established cement manufacturing company enjoying the confidence of consumers because of its superior quality product and excellent customer service. Its brands are Birla Uttam and Mangalam PromaxX. The company produces PPC and OPC grade cements. The manufacturing capacity of ..

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Cement

Dr Raghavpat Singhania, Managing Director, JK Cement Ltd

JK Cement Ltd is one of India’s leading manufacturers of grey cement and the third largest white cement manufacturer in the world. Over four decades, the company has partnered India's multi-sectoral infrastructure needs on the strength of its product excellence, customer orientation and technology leadership. JK Cement’s operations commenced with commercial production at its flagship grey ceme..

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Building Material

Vijay Sharma, Director, Jindal Stainless

Founded by OP Jindal in 1970, Jindal Stainless group is among India’s largest stainless steel manufacturing consortia led by Ratan Jindal and Abhyuday Jindal. The group has an annual turnover of $ 2.70 billion (March 2021) and annual melt capacity of 1.9 million tonne (MT). It has two stainless steel manufacturing units in India, in Haryana and Odisha. Integrated operations, from mining to manuf..

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Equipment

Harendra Singh, CMD, HG Infra Engineering Ltd

Established in 2003, HG Infra Engineering Ltd is one of the leading organisations in the development of roads and highways infrastructure. The company provides EPC services on a fixed-sum turnkey basis, HAM, and undertakes civil construction and related infrastructure projects. It is a prime contractor, bidding independent contracts with NHAI, MoRTH, other private players and state governments wit..

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Equipment

Dr Jairam Varadaraj, Managing Director, Elgi Equipments Ltd

Elgi Equipments was founded as a reciprocating air compressor and garage equipment manufacturing company in 1960. Over 60 years, it has transformed into a global air compressor manufacturer with a broad line of innovative and technologically superior compressed air systems, ranging from oil-lubricated and oil-free rotary screw compressors, oil-lubricated and oil-free reciprocating compressors and ..

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Steel

Sanjay Gupta, Chairman & Managing Director, APL Apollo Tubes Ltd

With a capacity to produce 2.6 million tonne per annum (mtpa), APL Apollo Tubes Ltd is the largest producer of structural steel tubes in India. The company has an extended distribution network of warehouses and branch offices in 29 cities across the country catering to the domestic market as well as 20 countries worldwide. Its multi-product offerings include over 1,500 varieties of structural stee..

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