Webinar on “Future Trends of Building Construction Industry – Role of PMC” was held by Maharashtra Chapter of IBC on 17/05/2020. Shri Vinod Harisingani, Sr. Vice President, Mumbai chapter of IBC welcomed Shri Pradeep Mittal, President, IBC; all speakers and all viewers who had joined to view the webinar. Shri Pradeep Mittal, President IBC in his address welcomed the audience/ viewers to the webinar and briefed about the activities of Indian Buildings Congress. He emphasized about the importance and utility of the webinar that has arisen due to present pandemic of COVID-19 being faced by whole world.
He stated that post COVID-19 there will be a different type of space requirement for different types of buildings to maintain the social distancing norms. Planning and designing norms will have to be re-visited for all types of buildings. He also briefed about how the Construction Industry can take advantage of Project Management Consultant (PMC) in achieving completion of projects within specified time and budget with best quality.
The eminent speaker on the topic was Shri Suresh Sahu, MD, Supreme Engicons (India) Pvt Ltd. He started with informing the viewers about the need of PMC and various software available for-
- Designs and Drawings
- Government approvals
- PMC team/Organization
- Technical and material specifications
- Contract and labour management
- Cash Flow
- Timeline monitoring and reporting
- Quality Control and Audit
- Safety Audit
He informed that the clients can assign all the activities related to construction project starting from land acquisition, designing, planning, cost estimation, liaison with Architects, Structural Engineers, local body approvals, MEP Consultants, Site Engineers, Admin/Office, other Consultants and handing over of the project to a PMC. The PMC monitors all these activities through cloud based software application. Software connects all people involved in the project. It provides the single platform to all stakeholders. He informed in brief about the utility of different types of software used by PMC. He gave some examples of completed projects assigned to PMC.
In the end of presentation, some questions were also taken-up from viewers and were replied by Shri Sahu.
This webinar presentation can be viewed on u-tube link “Future Trends of Building Construction Industry – Role of PMC”
In the end of webinar Shri Vinod Harisingani, Sr. Vice President, IBC Mumbai Chapter thanked Shri Pradeep Mittal, President IBC for taking keen interest in webinar and also thanked all viewers and organizers.