Project Coordinator: Dr N Gopalakrishnan

Nodal Officer: Dr Ajay Chourasia

Co-Nodal Officer: Dr Ashok Kumar


Task No. Project Title Project Team
WP 1: Development of Materials for Mass Housing Structural Elements
Task 1.2 Development of Bio-based construction material for sustainable mass housing Dr.  Leena Chaurasia, Dr. Neeraj Jain
Task 1.4 Development of Cold-formed Steel (CFS) wall panels with improved structural performance & fire resistance Chanchal Sonkar, Dr. A. K. Mittal
WP 2: Performance Evaluation of Precast Panels and Framed Structural System
Task 2.5 Development of prefab RC shear wall systems and evaluation of their lateral load resistance Dr. Ajay Chourasia, Dr. C.Shermi
Task 2.6 Development of efficient mechanical anchorage device for precast beam-column joint Dr. Ajay Chourasia, Dr. C.Shermi, Dr. S. K. Panigrahi
Task 2.7 Comparative evaluation of performance of various precast panel and frame systems developed by various research groups and selection ofthe best performing one for specified functionality Dr. C. Shermi
Task 2.8 Standardization of designs & layouts of prefab housing units with improved thermal performance Sayantani Lala, Chandan Swaroop Meena
Task 2.9 Development of dry-construction technology in buildings Dr. Kishor Kulkarni, Sayantani Lala, Dr. Tabish Alam
WP 3: Reducing Resource Use in Housing Construction
Task 3.1 Recycling of agricultural/industrial/solid wastes for building infrastructures Dr. A. K. Minocha, Soumitra Maiti, Monalisa B, Santha Kumar, Dr. Neeraj Jain
Task 3.2 Eco-friendly corrosion inhibition to improve concrete durability Dr. S. R. Karade, Dr. P. C. Thapliyal
Task 3.3 Protective coating for improved energy efficiency in buildings Dr. P. C. Thapliyal, Dr. S. R. Karade
Task 3.4 Development of anti-termite barrier for mass housing Dr. B. S. Rawat, Dr. Ashok Kumar
WP 4: Mechanization in the Housing Construction Sector
Task 4.1 Mechanization in construction process of Pre-fabricated building components for mass housing R. S. Bisht, Dr. S. K. Panigrahi, Soju J. Alexander,  Dr. Ajay Chourasia, Narendra Kumar, Sameer
Task 4.2 Mechanization in production of prefabricated building components and wall plastering for of mass housing Dr. S. K. Panigrahi, R. S. Bisht, Soju J. Alexander, Dr. Ajay Chourasia, Narendra Kumar, Sameer
WP 5 :Disaster Resiliency in Housing Project
Task 5.1 Design interventions for enhancement of robustness in traditional construction S.K Negi, Dr. R. Dharmaraju, Dr. Ajay  Chourasia, Ashish Pippal
Task 5.2 Design of confined masonry construction using different types units (concrete masonry block, ACC block) Dr. Ajay Chourasia
Task 5.3 Improvement in CSIR-CBRI developed pre-fab technologies S. K  Negi, Ashish Pippal, Dr. Ajay Chourasia
Task 5.4 Design of fire safety and evacuation strategy for buildings Dr. Shorab Jain
WP 6: Geotechnical Solutions for Mass Housing Schemes
Task 6.1 Ground improvement technique to mitigate liquefaction hazards for safe building construction Dr. S. Ganesh
Task 6.2 Ground improvement using granular pile anchor foundation (GPAF) system Dr. Pradeep Kumar, K. Pandit
Task 6.3 Development of modified static and seismic design methodology of piled-raft foundation M Samanta, S Ganesh, K Pandit, D. Kumar, Z. Ahmed, A. Dwivedi
Task 6.4 Design and strengthening measures for building foundation systems in hilly regions Koushik Pandit, Dr. S. Sarkar, M. Samanta, Dr. S. Ganesh, A. Dwivedi, B. Bisht, Z. Ahmed

WP 10: Dissemination, promotion and extension of interventions for mass housing schemes developed (Combined contribution from all participating laboratories, coordinated by CSIR-CBRI and CSIR-SERC)

Task 10.1 Formulation of guidelines for constructing mass housing including the cost analysis Dr. N. Gopalakrishnan
Task 10.2 Organization of skill development programmes Dr. Ajay Chourasia
Task 10.3 Demonstration of developed technology/know-how(s) Dr. C. Shermi