Road construction industry to launch RAHSTA Expo 2024
14th RAHSTA (Roads and Highways Sustainable Technologies & Advancement) Expo - India’s biggest road exhibition - will be held as a part 10th India Construction Festival 2024 at Jio Convention Centre, Mumbai, from October 9-10, 2024.

April 9, 2024, Delhi

FIRST Construction Council, a pioneering infrastructure-driven council focused on advancing India's infrastructure development, will host a road show - SAHI RAHSTA - at PHD Chamber, Delhi, on April 9, 2024 to launch its 14th RAHSTA Expo, which will be held from October 9-10, 2024, at Jio Convention Centre, Mumbai. RAHSTA, which stands for Roads and Highways Sustainable Technologies & Advancement, is a dedicated event to the world of road construction equipment, technology, and sustainability. Distinguished industry experts such as Vipin Sondhi (Chairman of RAHSTA Expo Committee), R K Pandey (former NHAI member and Member of RAHSTA Expo Committee), and S K Nirmal (Secretary General, Indian Roads Congress, Ministry of Science and Technology, and Member of RAHSTA Expo Committee) will be the guiding force behind the RAHSTA Expo.

The launch function at PHD Chamber for RAHSTA Expo will be attended by who's who of the infrastructure industry such as Vipin Sondhi, R K Pandey, S K Nirmal, Prof Satish Pandey (Principal Scientist, CSIR-Central Road Research), Akhilesh Srivastava (Road Safety Ambassador, International Road Federation), Sandeep Singh (MD, Tata Hitachi Construction Machinery), Rajesh Menon (Director General, Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers), Subodh Dixit (former Executive Director, Engineering & Construction Shapoorji Pallonji), Vijay Agrawal (Director, Equirus Capital), and Dr Ranjeet Mehta (Executive Director of PHDCCI), among others.

"With 6.3 million km, India has the second-largest road network in the world. National Highways has witnessed 58 per cent growth since 2013, a testament to India's ambition. As per Interim budget 2024-25, the government will spend a record Rs 11.11 trillion on infrastructure creation in 2024-25 to ensure India remains one of the world's fastest growing major economies. In this backdrop, the RAHSTA Expo will play a crucial role in driving progress towards more resilient, inclusive, and environmentally sustainable transportation infrastructure," said Pratap Padode, Founder & President, FIRST Construction Council, signifying the importance of the expo.

Organised by the FIRST Construction Council, the RAHSTA Expo 2024, which will be held as part of 10th India Construction Festival, will bring together industry leaders, innovators, and stakeholders for two days of exploration, collaboration, and transformation.

Besides RAHSTA Expo 2024, the India Construction Festival 2024 will include the following:

  • 14th India RAHSTA(Roads) Conference
  • 12th Equipment India Awards
  • 22nd Construction World Global Awards
  • Exhibitors can use RAHSTA Expo 2024 to showcase their construction machinery, building material machines, mining machines, and construction vehicles to a targeted audience of industry professionals. RAHSTA Expo will be an ideal platform to connect with key decision-makers, generate leads, and grow business in this rapidly expanding market.


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