Demonstration Housing Project at Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh

In the context of the massive housing initiative by the Government of India and various States/UTs schemes and programmes, the Technology Sub-Mission under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) facilitates adoption of modern, innovative and green technologies and building material for faster and quality construction of houses. In this regard, BMTPC during recent past, has initiated number of Demonstration Housing Projects in various parts of the country under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) – Housing for All Mission. The efforts of the Council have helped in building up confidence and acceptability of proven and emerging technologies to public & private construction agencies, professionals etc. These Demonstration Housing Projects have helped in spreading awareness about new technologies and disseminate technical know-how in the States. Most of the States are adopting new construction technologies for speedy, safe and sustainable construction.


Technology being Used Light Gauge Steel Structural System & Pre-engineered Steel Structural System - Light Gauge Steel Frame structure with cement fiber board and mineral wool as in-fill
Usage of the project Destitute Widow Ashram & Orphanage (Rental Basis)
Nodal agency District Urban Development Agency (DUDA), Ayodhya
Location of the project Malikpur, Pargana Avadh,Tehsil Sadar, Janpad Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh
Plot Area for DHP 3600.00 Sq. mts
No. of Dwelling units (DUs) 40 Nos. (G+2)
Each unit consist of a room, kitchen, toilet & balcony
Other provisions (Residential) Office with Toilet (1 No.)
Dining Hall with Kitchen and store (1 No.)
Common Room with toilet (1 No.)
Medical Room with toilet (1 No.)
Care Taker Room (1 No.)
Acitivity Room (2 Nos.)
Laundry (1 No.)
Community Centre Single storey Multipurpose Hall with Kitchen, Other Provision includes office, green room, shops and toilet.
Carpet Area of a unit 29.47 sqmts
Built up Area of a unit 34.34 sqmts.
Built-up Area of Building (Units) 2319.0 sqmts.
Built up Area of Community Centre 341.55 sqmts.
Total Covered Area 2660.5 Sq. mts 286270 Sq.fts
Name of the Contracting Agency M/s Step-up Construction, Jabalpur


Foundation Isolated RCC column footing/pile foundation with Plinth beam
Anti-termite treatment /Termite-mat - as per CPWD specifications.
Walling Light Gauge Steel Frame structure with cement fiber board and mineral wool as in-fill
Roofing Deck sheet over Light Gauge Steel Structure with Screed Concrete.
Joinery & Finishing Flush door shutters fitted in pressed steel door frames
FRP door frames & shutter in toilets
M.S Grill door at entrance of each room with mosquito net
uPVC window frame with uPVC glazed panel and wire mesh shutter in rooms and toilet
Wooden Cabinet in rooms, wood work under pantry/kitchen platform
Flooring Vitrified tile flooring in Rooms, Pantry & Balcony
Marble stone on pantry/kitchen counter
Anti-skid ceramic tiles in toilet
Kota stone Flooring in common areas and staircase
Wall Finishes Weather proof paint on external walls
Oil Bound distemper over Putty on internal walls.
Marble stone slab on sills and jams of window
Tiles up to ceiling height on walls in toilets
Tiles in kitchen above platform up to ceiling height
Infrastructure Components Interlocking blocks on pavement
Boundary Wall with barbed wire fencing and Gate
Provision of Ramp with MS railing.
Water supply with Underground water tank and pump house
Sewerage system with Septic tank and soak pit
Drainage with Rain water harvesting tank
Solar street light with LED light
Solar panel for supply of electricity to common areas
Fire Fighting Provisions

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