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Finance Minister Shri Piyush Goyal inaugurates India Infrastructure Expo 2018

The Expo is jointly organised by Ministry of Finance, Government of India and FICCI at NCPA, Mumbai
  • The Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Government of India, in partnership with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI), is organising India Infrastructure Expo 2018 (June 24-26, 2018) at the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) in Mumbai, India that will run in parallel to the third Annual Meeting of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) from June 25-26, 2018. 

What can we expect at the expo?

  • The exposition is aimed to showcase achievements under major national infrastructure development programs as well as related investment opportunities to investors from over 80 countries. 
  • The exposition offers companies from the public and private sector to showcase their latest solutions, technologies and offerings in the realm of infrastructure project development and delivery. 
  • Participating companies will also highlight their capabilities and key projects delivered over time for information of all delegates. 
  • Another novel feature of the exposition is the participation of several state governments and central ministries and they will be showcasing investment opportunities in their respective regions / under their national flagship programs to financial investors from across the world. 
  • The highlight of the exposition is the oil & gas pavilion which has participation of leading public-sector companies who are showcasing the upcoming projects in their respective areas of operation. 
  • Some of the key national development programs that will be showcased at this exposition include Smart Cities, Sagarmala, Bharatmala, Ganga Rejuvenation Plan and the River Linking project. 
  • Details on the modernisation plans of the Railways sector in India will also be of interest to the delegates. 
  • Government of Chhattisgarh & Government of Gujarat are the partner states to the exposition while Government of Maharashtra is the host state to the exposition. 
  • Over 50 organisations are participating in the exposition including leading entities such as IL&FS, Essel Infrastructure, GAIL, JSPL, Wapcos, HPCL, BPCL, NHAI, MMRDA, MIDC, CIDCO, IREDA, ONGC, Indian Oil, EIL and IIFCL etc. 

Finance Minister Shri Piyush Goyal inaugurates India Infrastructure Expo 2018 Finance Minister Shri Piyush Goyal inaugurates India Infrastructure Expo 2018 Reviewed by Aman Bhatia on June 25, 2018 Rating: 5

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