Nitin Gadkari urges construction equipment industry to look at clean energy sources, including electrification
The automotive industry around the world has long been accused of being one of the biggest producers of carbon emissions and has therefore been urged to accelerate the transition to cleaner energy sources.
Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH), Nitin Gadkari has spoken out to make India a leading developer and adopter of clean energy vehicles.
Addressing the Indian Construction Equipment Manufacturers Association (ICEMA) Annual Session 2022, Gadkari said there is a need to establish an organization specifically dedicated to the nation’s construction equipment manufacturing industry. construction that can “focus on research and provide appropriate technology for the future”.
This, he says, will help plan for the future, and the new organization will play an important role similar to what the Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) does for the automotive sector.
The Ministry of Road Transport will support the creation of this organization which can be qualitatively useful for the development of futuristic technologies.
Gadkari has been emphasizing equipment R&D, promoting innovation, entrepreneurship, science, technology, research, skill and successful practice, converting knowledge into wealth will be l ‘coming.
According to the Minister, without economic viability, technology is not useful. Additionally, Gadkari highlighted the importance of bio-LNG, bio-CNG and hydrogen as alternative fuels to reduce costs and reduce pollution. He said it was time for a change and manufacturing of electric road construction equipment should start.