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How did the month of June pan out for the infrastructure sector and what's in store for the future

Despite a new year and the new budget, the general tone with regard to financing of projects is largely the same.

Building Smart India: How to construct buildings that can withstand natural calamities and adverse weather conditions

To build a structure that can survive the natural catastrophe we need to take due diligence of the extent of the calamity the locality may face such as flooding or earthquake.

GST rate on cement, steel, pipes, roofing sheets and other building materials: Implications on housing sector

A person should keep in mind the varied GST rate applicable on inputs and accordingly make a suitable decision. For example, the GST rate varies from 5% to 28% on bricks, marbles & tiles.

Will a boost to affordable housing in Budget lead to a hike in cement and steel prices?

Cement has been seeing a surge in demand on the back of a slew of tailwinds such as government's focus on infrastructure, implementation of ‘Housing for All’, rising rural income and rising aspirations for proper houses in rural India are likely to boost demand for cement.

Budget 2019 gives continued momentum to affordable housing

Owning a home has once again become a believable goal for many who had turned cynical with the monotonic progression of apartment prices in major cities.

8 special materials that are most suitable for the repair, restoration and seismic strengthening of buildings

Every year numerous buildings across the country are affected by natural calamities. In such a scenario, it is very important for builders and constructors to focus on the structural strength of a building while carrying out any kind of construction activity.

Budget 2019 a massive boost to infrastructure; to help industries like cement, steel

To bring back growth in the realty sector which is so vital to any developing economy, the government should impart industry status to the sector which would enable developers to cut capital costs and pass on the benefits to consumers.

Roofing Shingles: Their types, applications and prices in India

Roofing shingles increase the longevity of all kinds of structures, provide due protection and enhance the looks of buildings in urban and rural areas alike.

Ceiling Cornice: Different types of cornices, their applications, prices and role in ceiling design

Cornices can be made using a variety of materials. Developments in materials have made cornices affordable for the common people.

False Ceiling: Types of false ceiling panels or ceiling tiles commonly used in India and their applications

False ceilings can be of different types based on their applications. These ceiling tiles use different materials to provide various kinds of features.

Types of buildings as categorised by government and how infrastructure development can shape India’s future

Types of buildings as categorised by government and how infrastructure development can shape India’s future

MoHUA explains a building to be a structure constructed using any type of material (s) and for whatever purpose, be it for residential, commercial, industrial or other.

Roofing Sheets: Their types, applications and costs in India

Roofing Sheets: Their types, applications and costs in India

Different types of roof sheets come packaged with their own set of pros and cons. If mounted with perfection, they can increase the lifespan of any type of roof significantly

Building construction: Getting smart with GST and Reverse Charge

Building construction: Getting smart with GST and Reverse Charge

Given that there is a large set of "unregistered" parties in this sector, the concept of reverse charge in GST carries significance.

Types of concrete: Which type of concrete would be most suitable for your building or construction activity?

Types of concrete: Which type of concrete would be most suitable for your building or construction activity?

Concrete is manufactured using natural ingredients. Hence, it is environmentally friendly and recyclable.

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