Marzin R Shroff – CEO, Direct Sales & Sr. Vice President, Marketing – Eureka Forbes Ltd told Sandeep Menezes that India is facing a severe public health crisis with increasing water-borne diseases and a deteriorating quality of groundwater.
Vishal Sharma, Vice President and General Manager, India at Ecolab Inc & Managing Director, Nalco Water India Limited told Sandeep Menezes that the focus on water and wastewater treatment is critical to bring the smart cities vision to life.
With the government pushing Swach Bharat, Sameer Rege points that it is important for the Private Sector to step in.
Kumar Bharat feels that though precast construction industry is still at its nascent stage in India, it’s rapidly coming to the forefront of the construction industry.
Everyone speaks about localization and ‘Make in India’ but the main issue that remains is that of economic viability. Sandeep Menezes looks at the challenges facing localization and infers that RoI is the key to localization.
Ranjeet More, VC&MD – UCE told Sandeep Menezes that market growth is definitely expected in second half of the year but it will depend on monsoon, project mobilization and interest rate.
Boris Even, Director – ArcelorMittal Sheet Piling told Sandeep Menezes that sheet piling is increasingly becoming a part of foundation solutions.
Dimitrov Krishnan, VP – Sales & Marketing, Volvo CE (India) told Sandeep Menezes that as the volume of various product increases, the localization of components will rise.