A Case Study on Measures for Growth of Precast Concrete Construction Industry in India

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    INDIA is facing a huge housing demand of more than 60 million housing units. The cast in-situ construction technology cannot meet this huge demand at the fast pace required. Some of the developed countries have successfully met similar housing demands by adopting the Precast/Prefabricated Concrete (PPC) construction technology. The PPC technology can offer faster construction with better quality and be a feasible solution to meet the huge housing demand in India. However, many Indian contractors perceive that PPC construction is costlier and less suitable than cast in-situ construction and hence, do not adopt PPC construction methods.




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    Housing, PPC, Cast in-situ, Precast/Prefabricated concrete.

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Article ID: 29209
DOI: 10.14419/ijet.v7i2.1.29209

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