Compendium of Indigenous Innovative Building Materials and Construction Technologies          All India Mayors’ Conference New Urban India : 17 Dec 2021

Components of GHTC-India

CTI - 2019
  • Construction Technology India Biennial Expo-cum-Conference

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  • Identifying and Mainstreaming Proven Demonstrable Technologies for Construction of Light House Projects

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  • Identifying Potential Future Technologies for Incubation and Acceleration Support through ASHA - India (Affordable Sustainable Housing Accelerators)
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MoHUA has initiated the Global Housing Technology Challenge - India (GHTC-India) which aims to identify and mainstream a basket of innovative construction technologies from across the globe for housing construction sector that are sustainable, eco-friendly and disaster-resilient.

Light House Projects

As a part of GHTC- India, six Light House Projects (LHP) consisting of about 1,000 houses each with physical & social infrastructure facilities is being constructed at six places across the country namely Indore; Rajkot; Chennai; Ranchi; Agartala and; Lucknow. These projects will showcase the use of the six distinct shortlisted innovative technologies for field level application, learning and replication. LHPs will demonstrate and deliver ready to live mass housing at an expedited pace as compared to conventional brick and mortar construction and will be more economical, sustainable, of high quality and durability. These projects shall serve as Live laboratories for all stakeholders including R & D leading to the successful transfer of technologies from the lab to the field.

Agartala, Tripura

Light Gauge Steel Structural System & Pre-Engineered Steel Structural System

Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Precast Concrete Construction System-Precast Components Assembled at Site

Indore, Madhya Pradesh

Prefabricated Sandwich Panel System

Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

Stay in-place Formwork System


Rajkot, Gujarat

Monolithic Concrete Construction System

Ranchi, Jharkhand

Precast Concrete Construction System-3D Pre-Cast Volumetric

Milestones & Timeline