Durval Luiz de Oliveira Pereira, First Secretary and Head, Promotion Sector, Embassy of Brazil, New Delhi India and Brazil have enjoyed a long history of partnership and cooperation with a relationship that has been extensive and comprehensive.
On the heels of a new government committed to infrastructure and growth, India stands on the cusp of a transformation. Change is the only constant. And, the Indian economy is proof of this. While a year ago, the scenario looked gloomy with a sub 5-per-cent GDP
With the Government rolling out Rs 2 lakh crore worth of infrastructure projects and a vision to provide housing for all by 2022, opportunities are on the rise for vendors, suppliers and manufacturers of construction machinery, equipment and building materials.
At its 12th National Convention, CREDAI alongwith RICS announced a joint initiative " 'RICS-CREDAI Skills Development Initiative' to address the training needs of professionals engaged in the real estate and construction sector in the country. These programmes are offered in areas of quantity surveying, property valuation, construction project management, building control and inspection, corporate real estate and facilities management, etc.
Architecture is not just about creating concrete building masses but an environment. With this belief, Manish Jain, DGM (Architecture), Rudrabhishek Enterprises Pvt Ltd, continues to define the term environment by creating a variety of dynamic spaces. "Each space has an identity and soul of its own," he says. Semi-covered, covered and open spaces are easily planned and balanced with a view of the required form and other elements of interest. One such important architectural element is the roof.
Matrix, a two-decade-old company based in Vadodara, Gujarat is a telecom specialist that has diversified into security solutions in recent years. Besides an impressive list of clients such as Adani Ports, Sterling & Wilson, BHEL, Shriram Finance and others in India,
Offsite technologies facilitating industrialised construction are immensely popular overseas. Is the adoption of these gathering momentum in India? Charu Bahri explores further. Offsite technologies present one of the biggest opportunities to the construction industry world over.
A combination of a good rainfall, improvements in economic indicators and the urgent rollout of stranded projects by the government bode well for India's construction sector. With such positive signals the industry is hoping the clean-up act is for good, reports CHARU BAHRI.