Benefits and Challenges of Precast Construction in India – A Review

International Journal of Civil Engineering
© 2020 by SSRG - IJCE Journal
Volume 7 Issue 7
Year of Publication : 2020
Authors : Azharuddin Ahmed, Dr.Anup Kumar Mandal
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Azharuddin Ahmed, Dr.Anup Kumar Mandal, "Benefits and Challenges of Precast Construction in India – A Review," SSRG International Journal of Civil Engineering, vol. 7,  no. 7, pp. 7-10, 2020. Crossref,


Most of the construction activities in India take place by the conventional cast in situ method of construction. But still, there is a huge demand for housing in India. So the construction activity has to take place in a much faster way. This cannot be achieved by the conventional method of construction. It can be done possible with precast concrete construction. Moreover, there are more advantages of precast concrete construction over conventional one. So various kinds of literature are studied and reviewed, some of those have been given in this paper. Precast engineering’s unique approach to construction brings a new facet to civil engineering as well as contributes opportunities to the transportation sector of the country. Undoubtedly it is one of the most beneficial techniques in construction and hopefully shall become a leader in the development of housing and metropolitans of our country. The following study analyses different aspects including precast construction materials, designing, and calculations as well as economic advantages and limitation of precast construction engineering


Prefabrication, Precast, conventional, Construction management


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