Infrastructure Today

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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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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Indian Cement Review

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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Aspirational districts take lead in Jal Jeevan Mission

The 117 Aspirational Districts in the country have taken a lead in implementing the Central Government’s ‘Har Ghar Jal’ or water for all programme to reach tapped water to all households by 2024 under the Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM). According to a Jal Shakti Ministry release, among states, 72% of households in 13 Aspirational Districts in Bihar now have a tap water supply. In Kadapa (Andhra..

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Equipment India

Deepak Shetty of JCB: We have pioneered integration of digital tech in our machines

In an exclusive interaction with Equipment India, Deepak Shetty, CEO and MD, JCB India, speaks on the current market for telehandlers, and major changes taking place in terms of technology. What is the current market for telehandlers in India? As the Indian market matures, global best practices ar..

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Industry 4.0 technologies to improve cement plants’ operational visibility

Orient Cement was looking for an IT solution that could meet real-time information, proactive and predictive maintenance and better decision making. Sudheesh Narayanan, Founder & CEO of Knowledge Lens talk about the Data Acquisition, Monitoring, and Intelligent Insights tools that helped the cement company achieve its goals. ..

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