Site visit to Progressive Buildcon Pvt. Ltd.
16th February 2018
ASCE Student Chapter of Dronacharya Group of institutions, Greater Noida organized an industrial visit to Progressive Buildcon Pvt. Ltd., Greater Noida on 16th February 2018. B.Tech students of 2nd and 3rd Year; Civil Engineering along with Mr. Subhankar Debnath and Ms. Swati Verma, Assistant Professor, DGI, Greater Noida, visited the site.
The objective of the visit was to make the students aware of the modern techniques used for construction and the latest trends in construction industry.
Students reached the site at 11:30AM and were welcomed by Mr. Ruchin Kumar (Project Manager-Progressive Buildcon Pvt. Ltd.).
The visit started with a discussion on the layout of the site. Mr. Kumar briefed the students about the site environment, working conditions and their safety concerns.
Demonstrations were carried out for the students to make them understand how G+24 building was being constructed without any separate beam or column. Instead, Shear-Walls were being provided.
Batching of the Concrete Mix as per material from different quarries and Grades were shown. Students also had the opportunity to witness types of Foundation, Reinforcement Details, Electrical and Mechanical Systems installment before casting, etc.
Mr. Kumar also explained the advantages of aluminum shuttering over steel shuttering for speedy construction.
Students were then taken to the construction yard where reinforcement and concreting work was in progress. Here they got to know the operation and maintenance of the machines used at construction site.
Overall, the visit to Progressive buildcon Pvt. Ltd. was very informative and educative for the students as they learnt the basics of designing and construction of concrete frame structure as well as foundation.