The first state edition of India Infrastructure Summit kicks off in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

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Bhopal: The state edition of India Infrastructure Summit (IIS) was recently inaugurated in Bhopal. The event was held at the Courtyard by Marriot on 21st June 2019. The theme of the event was Executable Intelligence, which stands for all the ideations that can be executed keeping the framework of our country’s multi-diversity culture and population in mind. The event was inaugurated by Shri Jaiwardhan Singh, Hon’ble Minister.

The state edition of India Infrastructure Summit at Bhopal was attended by members from the academia and government apart from other stakeholders, all of whom put forth their views on various topics. In the inaugural address, Shri Jaiwardhan Singh, Hon’ble Minister spoke about how the India Infrastructure Summit, State Edition is a landmark event for the infrastructure and development sectors and that the inputs shared are of immense value.

Speaking at the event, MrRajaneesh Dasgupta, Director General, Association of infrastructure industry(India), said, “Madhya Pradesh is at the cusp of stupendous progress, and this cannot be complete without the development of infrastructure. However, development is also dependent on new and sustainable ideas and innovations, which can only happen when experts and stakeholders from the field of infrastructure brainstorm together. The summit is an effort to provide them this platform and encourage idea sharing and execution.”

The first session focused on the real estate scenario in India and its implications on the state of Madhya Pradesh, Bhopal. Sessions two and three gave perspectives on how to create livable cities in the state and development of better infrastructure. The other subsequent sessions were focused towards everything from public and surface transport to the concept of smart cities. The speakers gave some very interesting insights on these issues.