Contemporary Methods of Construction for Social Deficit in Housing in India
R. Sathish Kumar

R. Sathish Kumar, Received Master’s Degree, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Madras, Chennai (Tamil Nadu), India.

Manuscript received on 01 December 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 13 December 2019 | Manuscript Published on 30 December 2019 | PP: 126-129 | Volume-9 Issue-2S2 December 2019 | Retrieval Number: B10301292S219/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.B1030.1292S219

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Abstract: In India the housing shortage is much severe with an estimated shortage of around 18 million houses, with 99% of this is in the economically weaker sections of society. Social housing is the housing system provided for people with low income by government agencies or non-profit organizations. This research paper is about the study of the methods of construction that is adopted in social housing system which will help in improving the social deficit in the housing sector. The study is done with the help of live case studies on housing projects in and around Hyderabad which comes under the flagship programme JNNURM for economically weaker section. The study concluded that the contemporary methods of construction is considered to be advantageous as the government does not provide enough funds for the housing projects and also the contractors are not willing to take any risk and pay for any other modern method of construction.

Keywords: Affordable Housing, Urbanization, Income Level, Slums, Economic Backwardness.
Scope of the Article: Construction Engineering