3rd Annual Equipment India Awards & CEO-FORUM
The prestigious 3rd Annual Equipment India Awards hosted by ASAPP Info Global Group was sponsored by HPCL; the event associate was Hire My Machine; VDMA-Indo German Federation was the supporting partner and the associate partners were Construction Federation of India, National Highway Building Federation, Off Highway Research, and the magzines CONSTRUCTION WORLD and INFRASTRUCTURE TODAY.
Initially, the participants networked and discussed matters of mutual interest. Thereafter, they assembled at the impressive FICCI Commission Hall Auditorium.
Pratap Padode, Managing Director, ASAPP Info Global Group, kicked off the proceedings for the evening. Delivering his welcome address to the gathering of over 100 dignitaries of industry professionals, he recounted the journey of EQUIPMENT INDIA, over the past nine years and the spirit of the publication to celebrate and felicitate the best performers of the construction equipment industry even under trying times.
´These moments are to be treasured because they pave the way for future victories,´he said. He went on to talk about the smart cities initiative, which in turn will grow India in the future. While addressing the US delegation, he mentioned that India is a country of innovative ´Jugad´ where users deploy simple equipment like backhoe loaders beyond the imagination of the manufacturers and achieve the desired objectives He then paved the way for the CEO FORUM.