Reliance Geotextile Meet Delhi skr

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Geotextile…..
Reinforces weak soil
Facilitates drainages
Protects embankments
Prevents cracks
Leading to…..
Better road performance
Lower maintenance cost
Smoother ride
International Usage
2015 estimate –
4.5 billion
sq.met
Global Geosynthetics Consumption ~ 3 Billion Sq. Mtrs
Source: Geosynthetics – David Cook (2003), Freedonia Group (2009)
Geotextile Usage prevalent
All over the world since 1970s
It has reached a stage:
“Whenever earth is moved
Geosynthetics is used”
India @ 2% of World Consumption
Opportunity 1 – Roads
Road Network: 4.69 Million Km
STATUS
Road transport share in GDP
India building new highways ( 2011-12)
Source: MORTH / FICCI
4.7 % ( 2009-10)
10.39 Km per day.
Opportunity 1 – Roads Contd…
Road Density per 1000 people
Growth of Road Network in India
According to estimates, the road sector in India will require investments in the range
of US$ 75-90 billion over the next five years.
Source: Consolidated FDI Policy, Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP) thru
http://www.oifc.in/sectors/infrastructure/roads/Morth
Rs 250 Cr worth Geotextiles required at 10% penetration
Opportunity 2 – Railways
STATUS
• Track length 1.08 Lac Km
• Broad Gauge constitutes 79.5% of
network
• 11000 trains running every day (7000
passenger trains)
• 13 Million passengers travelling daily
New Track Construction:
Dedicated Freight Corridor
Eastern Corridor 1839 Km
Western Corridor 1483 Km
Existing Track Maintenance
Track Stabilization
Mud pumping
Embankment
Drainage
Railways to spend Rs. 5 Lac Cr in 12th Five year plan (2012-17)
Source: Indian Railways Website
Opportunity 3 – Coastal Protection
STATUS
• Coastal line ~ 7500 Km
• 24% Coastline impacted by erosion*
• Area lost or seriously impacted by
erosion ~ 450 Ha per year
• Business potential Rs 300 Crs.
* ADB Consultant Report
Opportunity 4 – Ports
• Major Ports
13
• Minor Ports
187
• Port Traffic by 2020
2500 Million Tonnes (present 800 MnT)
• The Shipping ministry will invest Rs.73,793.95 crore for development of
various projects in the port sector as part of the 12th Five Year Plan.
Source : 12th Plan draft document
Opportunity 5 – River Bank Protection
Many tenders
released worth
of several
crores for
geobags.
Assam erosion since 1954
• Total Area eroded
425900 Ha
• Rate of erosion
8500 Ha/yr
• No of Villages lost to erosion
4521
• Population affected
9 lac
• Important town / sites / heritage location affected
18
Source : ADB Consultant Report
Opportunity 6 – Airports
• No. of Airports
136
• Domestic Passenger traffic by 2020
180 Million (100 Million)
• Upgrading 35 non-metro airports at estimated cost of around US$ 1 billion
Source : Airport Authority
Government supports…
Textile Ministry
•
Development of Centre of excellence for Geotextiles, BTRA / ATIRA
•
Support for drafting Indian Standards
•
Awareness creation (FICCI, CII, CoE)
•
Incentive for Manufacturers under TUFS / TMTT
Ministry of Roads
•
Code for Geotextile MORTH Section700
•
IRC code 59 - Guidelines on geotextile usage
State PWDs
•
Specified in Schedule of Rates – 12 states
BIS
•
Standards – urgently required
Forging partnership….
Contractors
Consultants
Govt. Depts.
Creation of common
Geotextile platform
Nodal Agency
ITTA
(Geotextile
Suppliers)
Thank You

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