April 2019-March 2020 to be observed as Construction-Technology Year

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has declared ‘April 2019-March 2020’ as Construction-Technology year at the Construction Technology India-2019 Expo-cum-conference in New Delhi.

Construction-Technology year

  • Construction-Technology year emphasises the role of advanced technology to meet the increasing demand for housing in the country caused by rapid
  • The declaration of Construction year aims to give the housing sector a new pace by using the latest technologies available in the world.
  • The integration of modern technology to the housing sector would make the sector more dynamic and vibrant.
  • India has even launched the Global Housing Technology Challenge to fast-track the construction of affordable housing and meet the target of constructing 1.2 crore houses by 2022.
  • Government is also focussing on bringing systematic reforms to provide technical skills to the youth and making changes in engineering and technology curriculum.

At the Construction Technology India-2019 Expo-cum-conference, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also launched the GHTC-India mobile application, an interactive platform for all stakeholders for the exchange of knowledge on innovation and alternative housing technologies.

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