SRINAGAR: Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh on Friday called for adopting cost-effective technology in constructions so that cost escalations and other related things were checked and people provided with viable alternatives as well to ensure putting in place speedy and economical infrastructure, an official press note read.
The Deputy Chief Minister was speaking while inspecting the Building Centre at Bemina here. According to the press note, the Deputy Chief Minister said that adoption of cost effective technology needed to be properly propagated so that people could make economical dwelling units and other constructions so that the housing facilities become affordable to everybody.
He said, “The technological interventions in undertaking constructions will also address issues like costing and other environmental and ecological factors.”
While directing the officers of the housing department to actively involve the building centres in construction and procurement of materials, Singh said this would considerably cut down the costs of constructions in constructing government infrastructure and other developmental works, the press note read.
He said, “It will ensure self-sustainability of these centres besides actively involving them in various developmental activities.” Singh also asked the Director of the Building Centres to undertake training of people associated with construction works to acquaint them with the latest interventions and technologies resulting in making cost-effective buildings and ensuring speedy construction, the press note added.