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India needs a lot of capacity addition in coming yrs: Alstom's Alain Spohr

"One of the major cause of concern for consumers in India is that the capacity and capability of manufacturing is not matching the requirement of the country"

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Alain Spohr, Managing Director of Alstom India & South Asia

Shine Jacob New Delhi
At a time when India is planning massive investments in signalling, electrification and metro rail, Alain Spohr, managing director of Alstom India & South Asia, talks to Shine Jacob about the company's future roadmap. While betting big on the merger with Siemens, Spohr also sees huge growth in Indian market with the upcoming infrastructural projects. Edited Excerpts:

Last year, Alstom and Siemens had agreed to merge the rail business globally. What is the status of that?

We are in the process of getting non-compete clearances from various organisations. In the meantime, it is business as usual for us; particularly in

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First Published: Jun 29 2018 | 2:15 PM IST

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