Mr Arvind Garg is Equipment India Person of the Year
In the midst of platinum jubilee of L&T Construction & Mining Machinery, here comes the great news that our captain has been felicitated by the industry.
Mr. Arvind K Garg, Executive
Vice-President & Head, L&T Construction & Mining Machinery, has
been honoured with ‘Equipment India Person of the Year 2021’ award by Mr.
Pradeep Singh, Former Advisor (Infra) to J&K Government and Mr. Pratap
Padode, Founder-President, First Construction Council on October 2022 in Mumbai in recognition of his
outstanding contribution to the Construction Equipment Industry.
In his acceptance speech, Mr. Garg
lauded the collective efforts of industry captains in shaping the
infrastructure needs of the nation. He said L&T had been at the forefront
of the Construction Equipment Industry for 75 years and bringing in latest
technologies to address the gap and realize India’s vision to become an
advanced country in terms of infrastructure.
With nearly 4 decades of association
with the Construction & Mining Equipment Industry, Mr. Garg has worked
closely from L&T with the global majors like Komatsu-Japan and
Scania-Sweden, to usher in world-class technologies and products in the Indian
market. He is championing the cause of digitalization and spearheading L&T’s active role in product
indigenization paving the way for Atmanirbhar Bharat.
Mr. Garg was Past President of the
Indian Construction Equipment Manufacturers Association (ICEMA). He is
presently the Chairman of Infrastructure Equipment Skill Council (IESC)
providing impetus for industry-specific skills.