To build a living environment which is sustainable, affordable, aesthetic, eco-friendly, energy-efficient, cost competitive, technology driven and conducive to healthy life meeting the needs of Indian population.
To promote and encourage the science and practice of conceptualizing, planning, designing, constructing, caretaking and maintaining built environment, by adopting the latest standards, State of the Art practices, use of innovative and new materials. To review and make suggestions to the Government for improving the built environment, working conditions and general welfare of construction workers and to provide a channel for expression of collective opinion of members on the matters relating to built environment, achieving the following aims:
1. To promote interface between various disciplines related to built environment on one hand, the Construction Industry and the Government on the other.
2. To promote improved system of administration, planning, design, construction, operation, use and maintenance of built environment.
3. To promote conservation and up gradation of eco-environment.
4. To promote the use of appropriate technology and building materials to enhance quality, productivity and affordability.
5. To disseminate the knowledge of built environment to others.
6. To promote safety, health, wages, working conditions and welfare of construction workers and supervisors.
To bring all professionals connected with built environment like administrators, financiers, planners, managers, developers, architects, structural engineers, civil engineers, public health engineers, electrical engineers, energy engineers, mechanical engineers, eco-scientists, horticulturists, builders, manufacturers of building materials, researchers, teachers, etc. together on one platform to form collective opinion to enable develop speedily a sustainable built environment in the country.
Indian Buildings Congress (IBC) was founded on 1st September 1992, when a Founders’ Meet was organised in New Delhi with the initiative of the then Director General (Works), CPWD, Shri O.P. Goel. About 250 professionals attended this meet. IBC was registered as a Society under the Societies Registration Act 1860, in New Delhi, on 29th March 1993. The IBC has more than 104 Institutional and 3800 Individual members at present. The wide spectrum of membership gives it a unique place in the entire gamut of Building engineering discipline and construction industry.
Hon'ble Union Minister for Urban Development Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu is the Chief Patron of IBC.
Secretary, Union Ministry of Urban Development and Secretary, Union Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation are the Patrons of IBC.
IBC has its headquarters in New Delhi and its office is located in Sector-VI, R.K. Puram, New Delhi.
IBC encourages opening of Local chapters in different towns or cities to promote professional knowledge & acumen by interaction amongst the members of the chapter. Local chapters have been opened in Aizawl, Agartala, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Goa, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Mumbai, Patna, Port Blair, Raipur, Ranchi and Thiruvananthapuram. In addition, ad-hoc Committees have been constituted for Local chapters at Gangtok, Itanagar, Imphal, Kohima and Shillong.