Nuvoco turns Associate Sponsor for the largest civil engineering festival of Asia organised by IIT Bombay
Mumbai, March 18th, 2019: Nuvoco Vistas Corp. Ltd., one of the country’s leading building materials manufacturers, made its maiden appearance at ‘AAKAAR 2019’; the annual technical festival of IIT Bombay’s Department of Civil Engineering. Nuvoco tied up with IIT Bombay as Associate Sponsor for the event, which is the largest civil engineering festival of Asia, from 16th – 17th March.
Apart from showcasing its range of innovative concrete products and solutions like XLite, Artiste, Microne and Instamix; Nuvoco also offered dissertation project opportunities for young scientists at their Construction Development and Innovation Centre (CDIC). Moreover, Nuvoco also conducted a panel discussion titled ‘Career Opportunities in Civil Engineering’ chaired by industry experts to throw light on the various prospects available to the students. Mr. Pranav Desai, VP – Research & Head – Construction Development & Innovation Centre, represented Nuvoco on this panel.
Commenting on the association, Ms. Madhumita Basu, Chief – Marketing, Innovation, Strategy and IT for Nuvoco said, “We are happy to associate with Aakaar as IIT is a melting pot of innovations and out of the box thinking. To drive our vision, we are constantly looking for potential new voices to facilitate conversation. Through such collaborations, students become empowered and find pride in their work while also discovering their passion at a young age. They can identify a specific industry to chart out their career paths.”
Nuvoco Vistas Corp. Ltd. is a leading manufacturer and retailer of building materials with a vision to build a safer, smarter and more sustainable world. The company started operations in India in 1999 via acquisitions; and it has since emerged as one of the major players in India. Today it has an installed capacity of around 10.92 MTPA with six cement plants in Chhattisgarh, Haryana, Jharkhand, Rajasthan and West Bengal; and a pan-India presence in the ready-mix concrete (RMX) business with around 70 plants across the country. Our aggregates business is based out of Kotputli with a capacity of 240 tonnes per hour. In Cement we are amongst one of the leading players in Eastern, Central and North India; with high performance, premium blended cement variants, which include Duraguard, Duraguard Microfiber, PSC, Concreto, and Infracem. We also offer value added products like construction chemicals, wall fill solutions and cover blocks. Our RMX range; comprising specialised products like Agile, Artiste, XLite, InstaMix, and Robuste; is trusted alike by large developers, small contractors, builders, architects, government agencies, and individual house builders. We are proud contributors to landmark projects like Lodha World One, the Metros [Delhi, Jaipur and Mumbai]. Guided by the enduring principles of safety for its employees and social responsibility for the community, the company is charting new roads in providing solutions to meet the country’s infrastructure needs. [www.nuvoco.in]
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