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Vickram College of Engineering, Institutional Member-Construction Industry Development Council, CIDC

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Vickram College of Engineering has acquired the Institutional Membership of "Construction Industry Development Council, CIDC" . The membership certificate was issued by CIDC dated 17/05/2012.


Construction Industry Development Council, CIDC is a joint venture between The Planning Commission, The Government of India and the Indian Construction Industry which has been set up for the development of the Indian Construction Industry. The Council provides the impetus and the organizational infrastructure to raise the quality levels across the industry. This helps to secure wider appreciation of the interests of construction business by the government, industry and peer groups in society. CIDC is a change agent to accelerate a process of self-reform to enable the industry to answer the challenges of the future. Clarity of purpose and intent forms CIDC's mandate.

Since its inception in 1996, the Council has taken several initiatives for the development of the industry. Few are given below:

            Advice the Government on policy formulation related to construction industry.

            Standardization of construction contracts and procedures.

            Training manpower at skilled worker level and construction management level.

            Grading of construction entities

            Devise mechanisms for workers' welfare.

            Create an environment that ensures equality of opportunity for all Indian contractors.

            Help evolve policies for financing.

            Help the industry move from the current state of rule-bound, lowest-price-based contracting to a more quality-conscious, time-bound & technology-driven one.

            Dispute Resolution in Construction Contracts.

            Establishing construction equipment bank.

            Interaction and networking with international organizations to promote emerging technologies and best practices.



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