Maccaferri is attending the International Conference on ROADTECH unique to the Indian context on August 12, 2016, in New Delhi that has been organized by ASSOCHAM.
India currently has one of the largest road networks of over 46.99 lakh km worldwide. The system comprises National Highways, Expressways, State Highways, Major District Roads, Other District Roads and Village Roads.
The Highways Sector is critical for emerging economies like India, due to existing infrastructure gaps and enhanced transportation requirements. The capacity of National Highways in term of handling traffic passenger and goods has to keep up to speed with the countries rapid industrial growth. Sustainable roads and road safety need to be integrated into all phases of planning, design, and operation of road infrastructure. New technologies and value engineering can play a significant role in making Roads and Highways sustainable and safe.
ASSOCHAM is currently organizing a National Conference on “Sustainable Roads and Highways – Role of New Technologies & Value Engineering in Construction, Maintenance & Safety” in light of the phenomenon mentioned above. The objective of the conference is to tackle various issues and opportunities in the Roads and Highways sector in India.
The conference invited participants from all sectors, including Policy makers & Government officials, consultant organizations, logistic firms, private contractors to attend the event. Eminent speakers including members of the National Highways Authority of India, the World Bank, Engineers, and technocrats, among many others will be presenting their views at the conference.
Key Issues for discussion include:
- the availability and access to funding for Roads and highway construction
- major issues faced by the industry in plains, hilly areas and high altitudes
- key challenges of State Road Development
Maccaferri India has already signed up for the event and looks forward to both contributing to the discussed subject matters, and learning from the experience of other attendees.
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