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Government to connect 700,000 villages with roads by 2019: ET Infra Focus Summit 2016

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Delhi, September 27, 2016: The Economic Times Infra Focus Summit charmed Delhi with delegates discussing on innovations in the world of infrastructure, real estate & its trends impacting both India and global areas. It threw light on positive market sentiments & growth, for India’s economy to reach another level in becoming a stable nation, focusing on improving quality of life of its occupants.

The panelists came from different industries and professions, who gave their feedback on planning for an inclusive infrastructure, challenges in the infra space, among other topics.

A highlight of the show was Lt. Gen. Ravi Shankar (Director-General Border Roads) talking about urbanization and importance of infrastructure for sustainable growth. He quoted “The issue is not with green technology, the issue is with its execution and implementation. Effort is required; things have to be done as per procedure and a checklist and that engineers haven’t just for an ego boost and a profit. Incentivizing via carbon credits will see engineers strive for even more green technologies. ”

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