Government working on adoption of pre-fabricated material in construction: MOS VK Singh

New Delhi [India]Jan 15 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways Gen VK Singh said that India is working towards ensuring that most of the construction-related materials, except those used in foundations for bridges, are pre- is composed.

Speaking at a conference on ‘Decarbonizing Construction: Building a Low Carbon Future’ organized by industry body FICCI earlier this week, Minister Singh said the use of pre-fabricated materials would lead to sustainable development of infrastructure, and roads in particular.

Pre-fabricated materials generate less pollution and ensure optimum utilization of other raw materials.

“There is more and more emphasis on this”, he said, adding that “the day is not far off when we will be able to make road surfaces with pre-fabricated things that come from the factory and are simply laid out. ”

Further, while addressing the gathering including industry people and other stakeholders, the Minister pointed out the several initiatives taken by the government on decarbonising; They include adoption of alternative and flexible fuels, green highways, airports running on renewable energy, hydrogen cell technology, and electric vehicles, and the PM Gati Shakti scheme.

“The standards are changing, and if we need to sustain the kind of goals that we have set, we have to change our mindset,” the minister said. at Place. (ANI)

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