L&T Appoints iEquip Corporation as its New Dealer for Northeast
GUWAHATI: L&T Construction and Mining Machinery has appointed iEquip Corporation as its new authorised dealer for the North Eastern States of Assam, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Manipur, Tripura and a few districts of Arunachal Pradesh wef September 2019.
The product line includes Komatsu Hydraulic Excavators, Dozers, Motor Graders and LTCEL Road Machinery.
The new office was inaugurated by Executive Vice-President and Head, L&T Construction & Mining Machinery, Arvind K Garg, in Guwahati on Dec 3.
Talking to G Plus Garg said, “we believe we have an active role to play for development in this region. iEquip Corporation is a sect of young people who have the will and the desire to serve the people.”
iEquip Corporation is a new venture promoted by Bimal Kumar Bagri, a Guwahati-based entrepreneur and a graduate in business management. He is the son of Indar Kumar Bagri, who is a prominent businessman in the North East and has founded P.L.Bagri & Co, which has interests in Power Products and Electrical Goods.
iEquip plans to open offices in Dimapur, Jorhat, Barpeta and Nagaon in due course.
L&T has a strong presence in the North East and has been supplying machines for nearly two decades. Today, there is an active population of 750 machines deployed in various applications like road building, land development, irrigation and mining. L&T is keen to step up efforts to increase its offtake as well as expand the customer base in the region, especially in the wake of increased investments in infrastructure development and building of border roads.
L&T supports the dealership activities in the NE with workshop facilities and Parts depots. Given the challenging terrain and difficult access to areas in the region, L&T is committed to keeping the machine uptime high through increased availability and working with the dealer to provide skill based training for operators and mechanics under the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana.
L&T Construction & Mining Machinery is part of Larsen & Toubro Group with diverse interests in Construction, Technology, Manufacturing, Realty, Hydrocarbon, Heavy Engineering, Shipbuilding, Defence and Industrial Machinery.