Third Edition of Structure & Architecture, 2017

RE-CONNECTING INDIA

Focus : “Technology and Challenges in Bridge Modernisation & Maintenance”

The focus of third edition of Engineering Conference will be on “Technology and Challenges in Bridge Modernisation & Maintenance”. The theme of the conference will align with the initiative of Central Government, “SETU BHARATAM”, which is a Government initiative to make all National & State Highways Free of Railway Crossing by 2019 by constructing a many as 208 over and under bridges (ROBs/ RUBs) and also improvement of 1500 British era- bridges in the country by replacement/ widening/ rehabilitation / strengthening of the bridges in a phased manner. Ministry of Roads, Transport & Highways is also working in close coordination with Ministry of Railways on the Setu Bharatam project with recent MOU signed between Chief Engineer of both the Ministries in presence of Ministers and representatives.