This is a thought that always gives me shiver down in my spine….
I have seen Gurgaon getting built over last 10 years very closely . Well when you work in Gurgaon this is what you see all around you. Construction ,Construction and Construction…With none of it ever seems to get completed…It looks like we are witnessing another Rome being built in India…The older one took 100 years to get built and I am sure our capable builders will outdo the Romans with the speed of construction that we see.

I saw a report prepared by gurgaonscoop.com and trust me it was horrifying speed of information… Almost all the leading builders have their projects delayed from 2-5 years… And when we compare the speed of construction in India with our able neighbors, one feels really embarrassed.
The kind of projects China has built with speed and efficiency is unparalleled in Human History.

They have just completed the longest Bullet train line in the world.. 1300 km of it built in 3 years flat. Trains will run at the speed of 300 kmph.

Longest cross-sea bridge spanning 36 kms, built in 4 years flat and employing 10k workers only.

World’s longest pipeline spanning 8700 kms from Turkmenistan to Chinese port cities built in 4 years flat.
World’s largest power station the “ Three Gorges Dam’ with mammoth 18 gig watts capacity built in 8 years. The biggest in India are still at the construction state with maximum range being 4000 mw and are part of Ultra Mega power project… None will be completed in less than 10 years to run in full capacity.

But this is what China has done. If we go back in history and see some of the most Iconic buildings of 20th Century then the facts will cause more embarrassments to us …

Empire State building remained the worlds tallest building for 40 years. What’s amazing to see is the speed of construction seen 80 years back in USA. Look at the figures below :-

-x09Excavation of the building began on 21st Jan 1930
-x09Construction began on 17th March 1930
-x09Project involved 3400 workers only
-x09Building was inaugurated on 1st May 1931.
-x09Building has 102 floors
-x09It just took 16 months for building to reach from excavation to completion stage
-x09All this happened 80 years back

Circa 2011 AD….. DLF,Unitech,Ireo,BPTP and many more are still struggling to start the excavation within 16 months from the launch of project forget about completing it…..

When you look around all that you see is despair, half constructed buildings, investors crying foul and banks raising interest rates every month and the delays getting further delayed….
Really wonder where is it all leading to…..

With this speed I only see our bank balances getting dearer day by day paying the interest on EMI's
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  • Chandigarh, Nov 28 (IANS) A 10−storey building, set to come up in just 48 hours! A businessman in Chandigarh claims it is possible, and he will prove it.
    Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal is set to lay the foundation stone of the 10−storey building, INSTACON, Thursday.
    The brain behind the project, businessman Harpal Singh, says the building will be ready within two days.
    The building is set to come up in Industrial Area Phase−I of Mohali town, 10 km from here.
    Harpal Singh claims this is the first building of its kind in the country.
    The whole building is pre−fabricated, manufactured at the factory. There are doors that are ready to be fitted in, floors, water supply and wiring components, all ready to be shifted.
    "All the components have been manufactured already, doors that can be pre−fitted, water supply components, wiring, sanitation, air conditioning ducts and everything else. These will be shifted in state−of−the−art transporting vehicles to the actual site for installation," Singh said.
    He claimed that new construction technology would enable owners of such buildings to generate revenue within days, instead of waiting for months and years before the building is complete.
    He said that the technology could revolutionise the whole infrastructure sector and speed up construction of commercial towers, luxury hotels, high−rise buildings, hospitals, educational institutions, universities and retail outlets.
    Singh said architects, planners and engineers were being invited to witness the construction of INSTACON.
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  • Thats awesome. Always wondered whether these record breaking time schedule also include excavation time and building of foundation..??


    Originally Posted by khotasikka
    Chandigarh, Nov 28 (IANS) A 10−storey building, set to come up in just 48 hours! A businessman in Chandigarh claims it is possible, and he will prove it.
    Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal is set to lay the foundation stone of the 10−storey building, INSTACON, Thursday.
    The brain behind the project, businessman Harpal Singh, says the building will be ready within two days.
    The building is set to come up in Industrial Area Phase−I of Mohali town, 10 km from here.
    Harpal Singh claims this is the first building of its kind in the country.
    The whole building is pre−fabricated, manufactured at the factory. There are doors that are ready to be fitted in, floors, water supply and wiring components, all ready to be shifted.
    "All the components have been manufactured already, doors that can be pre−fitted, water supply components, wiring, sanitation, air conditioning ducts and everything else. These will be shifted in state−of−the−art transporting vehicles to the actual site for installation," Singh said.
    He claimed that new construction technology would enable owners of such buildings to generate revenue within days, instead of waiting for months and years before the building is complete.
    He said that the technology could revolutionise the whole infrastructure sector and speed up construction of commercial towers, luxury hotels, high−rise buildings, hospitals, educational institutions, universities and retail outlets.
    Singh said architects, planners and engineers were being invited to witness the construction of INSTACON.
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  • So can we expect this building to be ready by this weekend?? This would be amazing!!:bab (59):

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  • The technology is still primitive to build tall structures.... Example of sout East Asian countries.... They don't use bricks... Third world country like Philippines... doesn't use bricks instead blocks to build.. Here in india you don't even have ready concrete mix... So labor is required extra time to build floor by floor and dirt separate on roads...

    On top of that you have simply so many people interested to delay the project in absence of regulation. Advanced countries your plans will not get sanctioned till you have plans to build the road and sustain parking and slip roads around the structure...

    In Gurgaon every other person you come across is a property dealer today... reason obvious one flat will exchange 5 hands before possession... Seller and buyer commission brokers are making minimum 10 PC on each flat... Why will in this world they will not sell shit... Just multiply each flat commission with no. of flats coming up huge amount of money lying without any regulation for brokers... Any one can become a broker today... no qualifications required.... now look at profiles of builders...
    M3M, Ireo Experion, raheja and many more were no one 10 years back...

    Classic example Raheja... The launches in 2007 still no idea on possession but launching new projects every other day...

    Either our population goes down or regulation comes in this market.. Things will remain same... Nice thread
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  • Looking at the images first thing one notices is the way laborer and engineers are decked up in their construction gears. Looks like they really mean business. Once completed I am sure this construction feat will Stand out as a role model for other such development in India.
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  • KAUN KEHTA HAI AASMAAN MEIN CHHED (HOLE) NAHI HOGA...
    EK PATHHAR TABIYAT SE TOH UCHHALO YAARO....

    Lesson for NCR builders.
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  • Patthar to uchalte hai ye par ai galib
    assaman ki jagah
    investors ki jeb pe nishana laga ke.
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