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Friday, April 4, 2008

Be a smart property buyer.. ask your builder for the CIDC-CQRA Certificate before booking a flat

CIDC-CQRA Construction Quality Certificate:

Construction Industry Development Council (CIDC) and Durocrete Construction Quality Rating Agency Pvt. Ltd. (CQRA) jointly provide this Construction Quality Certificate.

CIDC is a representative organization of the Indian Construction Industry jointly set up by the Planning Commission - Government of India and the Indian Construction Industry.

CQRA is an offshoot of the quality assurance division of Durocrete Engineering Services (P) Ltd . CQRA specializes in inspection, auditing and consulting advisory services for improvement of building construction project comprising civil, building services and Mechanical and Electrical (M&E) work. They have developed a unique quality indexing system and software which can benchmark construction quality levels on a scale of (score cards) 0-10. Here data is periodically captured from construction sites in objective formats then analyzed and comprehensive stage-wise reports are generated. This model is operating successfully since the last 3 years.

For buildings, 'CIDC - CQRA Joint Certification for Construction Quality' is offered in categories like RCC - Structure, Overall Construction Quality and OHES (Occupational Health, Environment & Safety) certification during construction.

CIDC-CQRA projects:

Amanora Park Town, Kalpataru Estates Phase II and III - Pimple Gurav, Sigma One - Kothrud, Gera Emerald City - Kharadi are some of the projects which have gone for this certificate. Unfortunately, there are not many. For a complete list, please, visit the website.

Please share your experience!

While visiting the site if you ever asked about CIDC-CQRA Certificate or any kind of quality assurance, please, share the answers and reactions of the salesman in the comments! You can also share your first hand experience about the quality of construction of your flat and your project in the comments. Would you like to express your opinion and observations? Go ahead, feel free!

1 comment:

  1. Do not get fooled by this. Pune realty is on the way to a deep bottom. The Quality site you are talking about now carries only a broken link. Buyers beware. The only reason the link can be broken is that there are heavy political interests at play, that can even override the planning commission / govt. of india safeguards for citizens.