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The Indian construction sector is entering a hyper growth phase powered by many policy initiatives.  According to analysts, the current period has policy changes and growth drivers loading new growth triggers. Initiatives like “Smart Cities” project, “Housing for All by 2022” are some of the game changers of the industry.

Policy Push

The priority accorded to affordable housing in the new budget with infrastructure status will add a huge momentum in new housing starts and bring good business to all stakeholders, industries and create jobs as well.

The Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) will also revive in urban infrastructure and related sectors.

Easing of norms for foreign direct investment (FDI) in 15 sectors including real estate and construction will also offer a positive spin-off in the economy. So will be the upcoming GST that will relieve tax-related tangles and add more growth.

Among the major drivers of growth, township housing and infrastructure will be important in the short to medium nature. New townships and infrastructure will open new corridors of cities and many untapped areas will see rapid development.

Greenbuild Expo In Mumbai

Meanwhile, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), will bring the green building conference and expo to Mumbai in November.  According to the current program, India Greenbuild will be held Nov. 2-4, 2017 in partnership with the ABEC Exhibitions & Conferences Ltd. The expo will converge Indian and global industry leaders, experts and top professionals dedicated to sustainable building.

“Greenbuild is the place where the passion of the green building movement comes alive,” said Mahesh Ramanujam, president, and CEO of the U.S. Green Building Council and Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI). According to Mahesh, China, India, and Brazil are engines of green growth.

“We are at the threshold for exponential growth in the building materials and construction sector in India, and the green building movement will be of utmost significance going forward. We are extremely pleased that Greenbuild India 2017 will be launched alongside ACETECH in Mumbai, making it the holistic destination for the building materials and construction sector in the country,” said Sumit Gandhi, managing director of ABEC.

Green building concept seeks to reduce energy waste and moderates water use. The 2016 edition of Greenbuild conference was held in Los Angeles and 531 exhibiting companies participated.

Kajaria Display Centre In Ludhiana

Meanwhile, Kajaria Ceramics opened a new concept display center in Punjab’s Ludhiana. This is part of the brand’s bid to enhance the retail experience for customers by providing best services and a state-of-art experience.

Chetan Kajaria, JMD, Kajaria Ceramics inaugurated the center and said, Kajaria Ceramics have been “focusing on retail expansion across India while bolstering our services and offerings inexistent markets. With the urban development in tier-II and III cities, there is a greater demand for our products and services.”

He said display centers will strengthen Kajaria’s presence in these cities and widen the reach and accessibility to offer world-class services as a key to growth and expansion.

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