L&T Construction's Smart World & Communication Business was adjudged 'Winner for Innovation in Smart City Solutions' for its Hyderabad City Surveillance Project at the Aegis Graham Bell Awards.
The award is intended to promote innovation, entrepreneurship in the field of Telecom, Social, Mobility, Analytics, Cloud and Security to provide recognition for outstanding contributions in these fields in India. The award was handed over to the Smart World & Communication team by the Chief Guest, Hon'ble Dr. Jitendra Singh, Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) at the 7th Annual Aegis Graham Bell Awards held on 9th Feb, 2017 at NDMC Convention Centre, in New Delhi.
Shri R. P. Singh, National Secretary – BJP & Guest of Honor for the event was also part of the felicitation ceremony.
The SW&C team had made a presentation to the award jury on December 12, 2016, at CIDCO Convention Center, Navi Mumbai where the project was evaluated on the basis of the Deloitte Decision Matrix and audited by Deloitte. The gathering also included several ministry officials, global conglomerates, international consultants, Indian Industry majors apart from prominent thought leaders and innovators.
L&T Partners Shell India for Lubricants
L&T Construction & Mining Machinery has tied up with Shell for marketing of Lubricants across India. Shell is the number one global lubricants supplier. An agreement to this effect was signed between the two companies represented by Mr. Arvind K. Garg, Executive Vice-President and Head, Construction & Mining Machinery Business, L&T, and Mr. Vineet Thakar, Vice-President (B2B Sales), Shell India Markets Pvt. Ltd. on March 23, 2017, in Bangalore.
The event was attended by business heads and senior executives from both the companies.
The agreement entails L&T entering the branded lubricants segment with high-performance products such as Axle Oil, Transmission Oil, Hydraulic Oil for use in L&T Wheel Loaders and Vibratory Compactors. L&T will also be marketing Grease for all heavy earthmoving equipment. L&T will be distributing these products pan-India through its nationwide dealers who have ready access to job-sites where the machines are deployed.
This agreement with Shell India would enable L&T to enhance customer engagement with a new range of offerings, and emerge as a single-point solution provider. The development signifies coming together of two big names in the industry for tapping newer opportunities.