Demonstration Housing Project at Kot Bhalwal, Jammu

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 Prefabricated Sandwich Panel System EPS core panel using Quikbuild Panels as walling and EPS roof/slab Panel with concreting
Usage of the project Sports Hostel
Nodal agency J&K Housing Board
Location of the project Bhalwal, Jammu
Plot Area for DHP 4048.00 Sq. mts
No. of Dwelling units (DUs) 40 Nos. (G+2)
consist of 2 rooms, kitchen, toilet & balcony
Other provisions (Residential) Office with Toilet (1 No.)
Dining Hall with Kitchen with store (1 Nos.)
Activity Room cum Gym (1 No.)
Medical Room with toilet and store (1 No.)
Care Taker Room with toilet (1 No.)
Laundry Room (1 Nos.)
Carpet Area of a unit 28.57 sqmts
Built up Area of a unit 35.35 sqmts.
Total Built up Area 2054.00 Sq. mts 22101.04 Sq.fts
Name of the Contracting Agency M/s ACEPL TPEPL ,Siliguri


Foundation Isolated RCC column footing/pile foundation with Plinth beam
Anti-termite treatment /Termite-mat - as per CPWD specifications.
Walling Prefabricated Sandwich Panel of EPS with sprayed concrete
Roofing EPS Sandwich Panels 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 CC Road and innter-locking blocks on pavement
Boundary Wall with barbed wire fencing and Gate
Provision of Ramp with MS railing.
Borewell 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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