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 It is indeed an honour & privilege for me to assume the charge of Executive Director, BMTPC. On this   occasion.....

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  New Initiatives : Emerging Technologies
NOTE: Indo-Norwegian Training Programme (Non-Residential) on Seismic Design of Multi-storey Buildings: IS 1893 vs. Eurocode 8, October 12-14, 2017 at New Delhi CPWD Inclusion of Emerging Technologies in Delhi Schedule of Rates dated 24 June 2016 Ministry of Urban Development OM regarding Adoption of New & Emerging Technologies by CPWD, DDA and NBCC CPWD OM dated 17/08/2016 regarding Adoption of New and Emerging Technologies in projects on Turnkey basis CPWD OM dated 28/12/2016 regarding Mandatorily Adoption of New and Emerging Technologies in projects Opportunity to Share Your Sustainable Building Materials/Technologies on Knowledge Portal


The then Ministry of Urban Development,  Government of India set up in July 1990 the Building Materials and Technology Promotion Council (BMTPC) as an apex body to provide inter- disciplinary platform to various agencies under the Central and state Governments and the private sector to promote development and use of innovative building materials and technologies. During its decade of service BMTPC has promoted development, manufacture and use of such materials and technologies. Emphasis was laid on environmental protection through use of wastes, energy conservation, development of substitute materials for scarce materials like wood etc, disaster resistant construction technologies, and consequent social advantages of cost reduction, energy conservation and sustainable development strategies. 


In order to give greater impetus to the actual use of such materials and technologies to derive the envisaged social benefits a scheme called Performance Appraisal Certification Scheme (PACS) has been instituted by Ministry of Urban Development and Poverty Alleviation, Government of India.


To make the scheme transparent and authentic, it is administered through Technical Assessment Committee (TAC) and the BMTPC board of Agreement in which scientific, technological, academic, professional  organisations and industry interests are represented


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