Petroleum Minister, Dharmendra Pradhan, inaugurates 6th Petrochemical Conclave

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By Sarkaritel July 29, 2017 14:42

Petroleum Minister, Dharmendra Pradhan, inaugurates 6th Petrochemical Conclave


Gandhinagar, 29th July: The Government of India is planning to set up petrochemical clusters, in Eastern, Western and Southern India to spur the growth of the sector with a view to meeting the increasing demand for polymers/plastics and speciality chemicals across diverse industrial segments. This was disclosed by Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Petroleum & Natural Gas, Govt. of India, while inaugurating the 6th edition of the Petrochemicals Conclave here today in the august presence of Shri Mansukh L Mandaviya, Minister of State for Chemicals & Fertilisers, Govt. of India; and Shri Nitin Patel, Deputy Chief Minister of Gujarat. Over 70 global companies and about 800 delegates from India and abroad are participating in the Conclave.

Addressing the gathering, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan said that the petrochemicals sector is contributing in a big way to all major sectors such as agriculture, infrastructure, healthcare, textiles, consumer durables and packaging, leading to robust growth of the industry. With increase in the per capita income and discretionary spending, there has been a steady change in spending patterns, from products made of metals to those made of fibres and plastics, which are both economical and long-lasting,” he said.

Sarkaritel
By Sarkaritel July 29, 2017 14:42