Infrastructure Today

DFI to create financing ecosystem for infra projects

The new Development Finance Institution (DFI) will be a fairly large entity that will play a key role in the Central Government’s strategy to facilitate the creation of a robust financing ecosystem for infrastructure projects in the country.  Simultaneously, the government also remains committed to rolling out systemic interventions to ensure the necessary action on the proposed divest..

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Cement

Cement industry will take a ready-mix concrete route

Anil Banchhor, MD and CEO of RDC Concrete is a seasoned professional with the last ten years in a leadership position. He shares his view with the ICR team on various aspects of the ready-mix concrete business. Can you briefly introduce RDC concrete to our readers? Please tell us about your pan India presence and capacity as of 31st March 2021. RDC concrete is the pioneer of the commerci..

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Equipment India

V Senthilkumar of Propel: There are huge untapped opportunities in crushers & screens market & screens market

V Senthilkumar, Managing Director, Propel Industries, speaks on the current aggregate and M-sand production scenario, and market size for crushers and screens in India. What is the total requirement of aggregates for construction in Indian market? India is one of the largest aggregates market in the..

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ECONOMY & POLICY

DFI to deliver long term-economic returns’

As a development finance institution (DFI), the National Bank for Financing Infrastructure and Development (NaBFID), will facilitate cheap capital for public works programmes and projects, says Vinayak Chatterjee, Chairman, Feedback Infra Group & Chairman, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), National Council on Infrastructure. How do you see NaBFID rollout impacting the infrastruc..

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Equipment India

Rajiv Poddar of BKT Tires: Demand for off highway tyres is at an all time high

Rajiv Poddar, Jt. MD, BKT Tires, speaks on the current market size of OTR and industrial tyres, and segments that are driving the demand for these products. Tyre exports show improvement after a dull period. What are the factors contributing towards this rise? The demand for off highway tyres is at ..

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Technology

Digitalisation journey through ‘Plants for Tomorrow’

Neeraj Akhoury, CEO India LafargeHolcim, MD & CEO of Ambuja Cements Limited believes that digital technology and digitisation can be the strong pillars of innovation and sustainability. He shares his views on the digital transformation journey.How is the adoption rate of technology in the cement industry? Why do you think it is important for cement players to embrace technology?The world has been..

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