Successful seminar on «Innovated and integrated engineering solution for sustainable infrastructure»
New Delhi, 10 November 2016
On Thursday, November 10th, a seminar followed by a networking cocktail was held in the presence of H.E. Alexandre ZIEGLER, French Ambassador to India, on the theme of « Innovative and integrated engineering solutions for sustainable infrastructure ».
This event, co-organized by Terre Armée at the residence of France, New Delhi, shaped an Indo-French discussion on sustainable infrastructure projects in India, notably as part of the “Smart Cities” & "Make in India" campaign. The event was attended by the senior government officials from National Road Authority of India, Ministry of Railways, Central Water Commission, the decision makers & technical representatives of leading construction companies and also the French business community.
Mr. Anand KUMAR, Managing Director of National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation – NHIDCL highlights it « By 2020, NHDCIL will carry out more than 134 projects in northeastern India, representing the construction or upgrading of more than 8,000 km of highways. To achieve this goal and to preserve the environmental impact of these projects, it is necessary to adopt new engineering and construction techniques. This requires an awareness of all the stakeholders: federal and local authorities, private and public companies, etc. »