PM Modi on Monday inaugurated the PETROTECH – 2019 at India Expo Centre, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh.
PETROTECH – 2019 is considered to be India’s flagship hydrocarbon conference.
PETROTECH-2019, the 13th International Oil & Gas Conference & Exhibition is organised under the aegis of the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, Government of India.
The three-day mega event will be held from 10 to 12 February 2019.
PETROTECH-2019 will showcase the recent market and investor-friendly developments in India’s oil and gas sector.
Over 95 Energy Ministers from partner countries and 7000 delegates from around 70 countries are expected to be part of PETROTECH -2019.
PM Narendra Modi also addresses the inaugural session of the event and he tweeted.
Today, will inaugurate @Petrotech2019 and address the inaugural session of the conference. #PETROTECH2019 brings together leading stakeholders of the oil and gas sectors. This conference will enhance investments in India in the oil and energy sectors. https://t.co/oktAiajSOz
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) February 11, 2019
The event will have a concurrent exhibition spread over 20,000 square meters at India Expo Mart, Greater Noida. The exhibition will have over 13 country pavilions and around 750 exhibitors from over 40 countries, with exclusive areas on the Make in India and Renewable Energy theme.
PM has in the past inaugurated the 12 the edition of PETROTECH-2016on 5 December 2016.
He said that “My vision for India’s energy future has four pillars: Energy access, Energy efficiency, Energy sustainability and Energy security. ”
While inaugurating the event PM Modi said 100% household electrification to be completed in India this year through Saubhagya scheme.
Exuding confidence that India would continue to be the fastest-growing large economy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the country could be the second-largest economy in the world by 2030.
While addressing the inaugural of Petrotech 2019 in UP’s Greater Noida, Modi said, “Leading agencies such as IMF and World Bank project the same trend to continue in the coming years. In an uncertain global economic environment, India has shown tremendous resilience as an anchor of the world economy.”