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Techniques and Challenges in Construction and Project Management - A Review of Fast Track Construction of Hotels in India

Ar. Anshul Srivastava, Ar. Nitesh Dogne, Ashish Choudhary, Dr. R.K. Pandit


The construction projects are broadly categorized into Green Field Projects and Brown Field Projects. In recent years, Indian Construction Industry practices have set benchmark globally through adaption of planned policies, better quality standards and ability to complete projects within the defined time frame. Here, comes the concept of Project and Construction Management. Within this sector of building construction allied with civil, structure, interior and services, Project Management can be defined on the thumb rule of five stages involved , which are interconnected and can be categorized as Initiate, Plan, Design, Construction, Close out and Handover. Majorly the difference between Project Management and Construction Management can be summarized as Project Management being associated mainly with planning, designing, budgeting and co-ordination, on the other hand Construction Management is associated majorly with on-site execution, building construction quality standards, design co-ordination and creating availability of work-front to other allied agencies of the project in order to set the benchmark for better results in construction sector. Project Management Companies or Construction Management Companies have taken a lead in being integrated as a self-sustainable division for delivering services to these projects in proper manner and timely completion, as it is being very well said “Time is essence for all”. On the contrary, there are numerous apprehensive construction techniques and challenges involved in Project Management and Construction Management that reforms the key essence of this research paper and shall be dealt in detail along with referential case studies subsequently.

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