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Shri Nitin Gadkari calls for organization in Indian construction equipment manufacturing industry to research and donate appropriate technology for future
By GDP Delhi
Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Shri Nitin Gadkari said there should be an organization especially for India’s construction equipment manufacturing industry that can research and provide appropriate technology for the future, because futuristic planning is very important like ARAI in the automotive sector. . Addressing the 2022 annual session of ICEMA, he said the ministry would support the establishment of this organization which can be qualitatively helpful in developing futuristic technology.
The Minister emphasized research and development of equipment. He said that innovation, entrepreneurship, science, technology, research skills and the successful practice we call knowledge and the conversion of knowledge into wealth are the future. He said that without economic viability the technology is not useful and asked manufacturers to focus on energy efficiency. Shri Gadkari highlighted the importance of bio LNG, bio CNG and hydrogen as alternative fuels to reduce costs and pollution. Speaking of innovation and electric vehicles, he said it was time for a change and manufacturing of electric JCBs should start.
The minister also emphasized skilled labor, proper training and road safety for long-term planning. He said that this industry gives strength to Indian economy and makes atmanirbhar Bharat.
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