By Accommodation Times Bureau
Director General, Married Accommodation Project (MAP), Ministry of Defence (GoI) has appointed Delhi based consultancy firm REPL (Rudrabhishek Enterprises Ltd) to facilitate construction of quality accommodation including all infrastructure facilities for the Armed Forces in Meerut. REPL is leading Urban Development & Infrastructure consultants to have extensive experience in urban planning, infrastructure, building design, engineering and PMC. REPL is also doing multiple smart city projects in the country, including Varanasi, Kanpur, Indore and Dehradun.
Harish Sharma (Chief Business Officer & Operations – REPL) briefed that the REPL will be managing the Meerut project right from the design phase, through construction phase to post-construction phase. This will include detailed engineering and project management, wherein the consultants will prepare detailed architectural, structural, electrical, water supply, sewage disposal and treatment plan drawings. The design details will be proof checked through any of IITs. The detailed project report (DPR) for the dwelling units will be prepared in high-rise/multi-storied concept, which will incorporate green building (GRIHA-III) norms to the extent feasible.
Married Accommodation Project (MAP), was started by then Prime Minister, Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee-led government in 2001. Under the scheme, construction of about two lakh houses is envisaged for defence personnel in three phases. Work on the first two phases has already been completed. Now preparations have begun to undertake the construction work for the third and final phase.
Pradeep Misra, CMD-REPL said, “It is a matter of great pride that the DG MAP has selected REPL for advising on the implementation of the Meerut project, which would house defense personnel and their families in a congenial environment. This shows industry’s growing confidence in our ability to perform as a project management consultant. We are committed to deliver on the expectations of esteemed client.”