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A Sure Start out of Lockdown...The Subcontinent Challenges Received Wisdom
India launched its first Subsidised Housing Scheme five years after Independence (in 1952), offering subsidised loans to meet up to 90% of construction costs: but the loan went to the employer (the...
Read More September 27, 2021
Modular Construction moves Centre Stage…And Here’s Why
Within a year of assuming office in 2015 Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (“PMAY”) Scheme, with an ambitious target of housing all India’s urban poor by March 2022...
Read More September 25, 2019
India is building a new modular construction paradigm
Mark Twain had nothing bad to say about the service at Watson’s Esplanade Hotel in what was then Bombay: his gripe was about quantity, the sheer volume of white suited, starched and over eager...
Read More August 26, 2019
Government continues to support technological innovation in construction
The Government continues to strive to achieve its target to house every inhabitant of India by 2022. A new initiative to encourage technological innovation in the construction sector was launched earlier...
Read More April 2, 2019