Shri Nitin Gadkari calls for an organisation in the Indian construction equipment manufacturing industry for research and gives appropriate technology for the future
By PIB Delhi
Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Shri Nitin Gadkari has said there should be an organisation, especially for the Indian construction equipment manufacturing industry which can do research and give appropriate technology for the future, as futuristic planning is very important like ARAI in the automobile sector. Addressing ICEMA’s Annual Session 2022, he said the ministry will support in making this organisation which can be qualitatively helpful for developing futuristic technology.
The Minister emphasized research and development of equipment. He said innovation entrepreneurship science technology research skills and successful practice we name knowledge and the conversion of knowledge into wealth is the future. He said without economic viability, technology is not useful and asked manufacturers to concentrate on fuel efficiency. Shri Gadkari stressed on the importance of bio LNG, Bio CNG, and hydrogen as alternate fuels for cost-saving and reduction in pollution. Talking about innovation and electric vehicles, he said it’s time to change and the manufacturing of JCBs on electric should be started.
The Minister also emphasized on skilled manpower, appropriate training, and road safety for long-term planning. He said this industry is giving strength to the Indian economy and in making atmanirbhar Bharat.
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