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Infrastructure trade delegation to India

Date: March 12 to March 14, 2024
Venue: Courtyard Marriott
Location: Mumbai, Ahmedabad and Vadodara , India
Target Audience: Engineering construction and procurement companies, government agencies responsible for city and region development, contractors, builders, town planners, construction, and infrastructure companies
Sector: Clean technologies, Infrastructure, Transportation

Event description

Canadian companies involved in transportation studies and master planning, advanced traffic management systems, innovative construction materials, artificial intelligence (AI) technologies for construction management, energy efficiency and green building solutions, wastewater solutions for infrastructure projects and buildings and other infrastructure services are invited to join the delegation. This delegation will visit Mumbai- Maharashtra and Ahmedabad and Vadodara in Gujarat.

Program

Tuesday, March 12, 2024: Mumbai, Maharashtra

Wednesday, March 13, 2024: Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Thursday, March 14, 2024: Vadodara, Gujarat

Background

India's road network spans 5.89 million km. Up to 64.5% of all goods and 90% of all passengers are transported using the road network.

The 'Bharatmala Project' is the umbrella program for national highways, with a focus on improving the efficiency of freight and passenger movement and developing allied infrastructure. Highway construction in India has increased by 17% since 2017.

Currently, India's infrastructure sector offers an array of investment opportunities, including:

In 2022, the Union Ministry of Road Transport launched 1,080 km of highway construction projects worth CAN$4.3 billion (Rs. 2,53,700 million). These projects span across 5 states in Western India: Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Punjab and Haryana.

The development of India's road infrastructure presents opportunities for Canadian companies which provide products or advice related to:

India also strives to become a resilient, climate-friendly and low-carbon society. Canadian companies in the construction sector can also benefit from opportunities in:

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Trade Commissioner(s) involvement

Activities organized by the Trade Commissioner Service

The Trade Commissioner, Yasmine Dubash (yasmine.dubash@international.gc.ca), specializes in the infrastructure sector for the Indian market and can provide information on this event and other local events that you are considering, as well as advice on business development in the region. The Canadian Trade Commissioner Service offers services free of charge to Canadian exporters and companies that meet our client criteria.


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