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CREDAI - Knowledge Partner at Global Housing Technology Challenge-India (GHTC-India), Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs

Sat, 2019-Mar-02 23:10


 - Hon’ble PM Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated the Construction Technology India 2019

 - The Conference deliberated Innovative Construction Technologies in Housing & Construction Sector

2nd March,New Delhi:- To address the growing urban housing requirements in in India, the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, GOI, has implemented the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Urban (PMAY-U) with a vision of providing houses to all Indians by 2022 which is expected to be 40% of India’s population by 2030.  To achieve this, a paradigm shift in technology using large scale construction under PMAY(U) is envisaged to get the best available construction technologies across the globe.


To achieve this vision, the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs founded “Global Housing Technology Challenge-India (GHTC-India). The GHTC - India 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. The GHTC-India’s grand Expo cum Conference commenced today, March 2, at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi in the gracious presence of Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri. Narendra Modi. The 2-day long Expo cum Conference provided a unique opportunity for B2B interactions with global as well as Indian industry partners and explore further areas of collaboration, signing of MoUs and work in India on housing construction sector. CREDAI is the Knowledge Partner at Global Housing Technology Challenge India.

CREDAI National President Mr. Jaxay Shah says “We are extremely proud to be associated for Global Housing Technology Challenge India. CREDAI has consistently maintained a stance of adopting a holistic approach towards the development of the Indian Real Estate Sector. Our association with GHTC only strengthens our stance amidst a wave of a renewed era in Indian realty which is bound to usher a New India. We are extremely thrilled to bring about a substantial change in the housing sector and will continue with our industry led endeavors.”

Strongly backed by over 12,000 of its member developers, CREDAI has consistently initiated numerous thought provoking industry led initiatives such as Women’s Wing, New India Summit, among others. The apex real estate body continues to be the leading custodian of the sector by emphasizing on the importance of sustainable development and construction in Indian realty.


Established in 1999, The Confederation of Real Estate Developers’ Association of India, is the apex body for private real estate developers in India, representing over 12000 developers through 23 states and 205 city chapters across the country. CREDAI has worked hard to make the industry more organized and progressive by networking closely with government representatives, policy makers, investors. CREDAI works towards improvement of ethical standards & business practices in real estate. CREDAI is well-recognized by the Central and State Governments in all its endeavors.

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CREDAI - Knowledge Partner at Global Housing Technology Challenge-India (GHTC-India), Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs