GUWAHATI, Oct 18 - The plenary session of CII EXCON-2019 on �Urban Infra Dialogue� held in the city on Thursday focused on technology as a key driver for infrastructure growth.
The session was attended by senior officials from the government, industry leaders and stakeholders from the infrastructure and construction equipment sectors.
CII EXCON 2019 � South Asia�s largest construction equipment trade fair � will demonstrate the role of smart technologies and next-gen construction equipment in accelerating the growth of infrastructure in the country.
EXCON 2019, scheduled to be held at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre from�December 10-14, is spread over 3,00,000 square metres and will have the participation of over 1,250 exhibitors, including over 350 overseas companies from 25 countries, including China, Germany, Italy, South Korea, Turkey, the UK and the US. The five-day exhibition would attract over 70,000 business visitors from India and abroad.
Speaking on the occasion, Abhijit Barooah, co-chairman, CII North East Council, said, �Every sector requires a technological advancement and in India, there exists a huge demand for houses, thanks to country�s fast urbanisation. Using advanced technology in the construction sector, we believe this demand could be met along with the other government initiatives for both home buyers and well as developers.�