Saturday, 20 September 2014

Technologies to address India’s mega-water cleaning needs to be showcased at IFAT 2014

Mumbai, September 2014:

 The Indian edition of the world’s largest trade exhibition on environmental technology;  IFAT India 2014 will be hosted from 9 – 11 October, 2014 after the successful debut of its first edition. IFATIndia2014 is the largest trade exhibition in this segment with a focus on environmental technology, the need for which is paramount, for a growing economy like India.

Providing a unique opportunity to showcase a range of world-class products and services in the environmental industry, IFAT India 2013 had been successful in inviting participation of over 130 exhibitors from 17 countries and attracting close to 5000 trade visitors reaping benefits of largest exhibition on environmental technology. This exhibition would infuse the most updated technologies with a great amalgamation of superior quality services across sectors of the environment industry. The exhibition encapsulates sectors of water, sewage, refuse, recycling and energy conservation.

IFAT India 2014 will again be supporting the Indo-German Environment Partnership (IGEP) of the GIZ (Deutsche GesellschaftfürInternationaleZusammenarbeit). The award ceremony for the "All India Environmental Journalism Competition".will be held on 9th Resources Ministry to look at the Ganga Rejuvenation Project, where the Minister has also gone on record stating that they will be able to rejuvenate the river in a period of three years. This ominous task will mean multiple mega-
projects will be rolled out in water and other allied technologies along the length of the river. The "Clean Ganga Award", a special prize for reporting on the rejuvenation of the Ganges, will be presented by Michael Steiner, the German Ambassador in India.

Parallel to the exhibition there will be various conferences like Professional Training in the Water Sector, Training for Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators in India, Green Jobs in India in the Water Sector, Training in the Textile Industry in Bangaldesh. Eminent speakers from the industrylike Dr. Helmut Schnurer, former Director General, Federal Ministry for the Solid waste regulation in India and Germany Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety, Dr. D B Boralkar, Former Member Secretary, Maharashtra Pollution Control Board Industry representativeand others to be present at the event.

The efforts towards water protection, waste management, pollution control, clean air, are much demanded for a better tomorrow. The government will focus more on infrastructure, public transport, solid waste disposal, sewage treatment and drinking water. According to the Government of India statistics, about 42 million metric tonnes of solid waste is generated per year in urban India with per capita waste generation rate ranging between 0.2 and 0.6 kg per day.

Mr.Bhupinder Singh, DeputyCEO, MMI India said, “The trade exhibition would offer an opportunity for foreign water treatment, recycling, sewage companies to collaborate with Indian players and generate revenues in the lucrative Indian market. International exhibitors will present future-orientated innovations for sustainable use of resources in the industrial nations as well as adequate technologies for the developing countries. Conferences, symposia and workshops will complete the exhibition program. IFAT India is a platform that provides Municipal and Government bodies/authorities to witness the solutions for environment technology under one roof. Both, national and international players of this segment are present at the trade-fair”.


Mr. Saurabh Shah, Vice President at Excel Industries Ltd, India said, “IFAT India 2014 provides a high quality platform for innovations in environment technology. We are pleased to participate in IFAT India 2014 because it helps us to showcase our technology in this environmental sector”.

Mr. Sunil Bhor - AGM - Environmental Sales & Marketing at Endress+Hauser India Pvt. Ltd, said, “Industrial sector increase from 6% to18% . Issue and challenges for water and waste water industry in India are Burgeoning demand for water, regional disparities, groundwater depletion and contamination & Inefficiencies in usage. Hence there is an urgent need for efficient water management. Enhanced water use efficiency and Waste Water Recycling.

Trade fairs such as IFAT India have been a great platform for bringing international key decision makers, customers, and solution providers under one roof.”

As part of its international strategy, MesseMünchen founded its own affiliated company in India with a registered office in Mumbai, in September 2007. MMI India Pvt. Ltd. has been founded to provide MesseMünchen with timely and competent organisational support for its increasing involvement in India.

electronica India and productronica India are held in conjunction, annually. They are India's and South-Asia's leading fairs for electronic components, systems and applications along with electronics manufacturing and production technologies. Together the entire value-added chain of the electronics industry is presented. In the coming years

MMI India Pvt. Ltd. will include more verticals keeping in mind its international expansion strategy.

With 10 subsidiaries in Europe and in Asia - and over 60 foreign representatives covering more than 100 countries,

MMI has a network that spans the globe.

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