Reportedly Prime Minister Narendra Modi on March 2 declared 'April 2019-March 2020' as Construction Technology year and stressed on use of advanced technology to meet the increasing demand of housing in the country caused by rapid urbanization. Meanwhile he also sought the support of private sector in fulfilling the government's mission of providing brick house to every Indian by 2022.
Furthermore at the inauguration of the Construction Technology India-2019 Expo cum conference here, the prime minister said his government has given a major thrust on affordable housing, brought changes in laws governing the real estate sector, while developing skills and improving technology for it.
Moreover the NDA government has built 1.3 crore houses as compared to "only 25 lakh" houses built during the previous dispensation, Modi said. "India is among the few countries where demand for houses is increasing at a rapid pace. To fulfill this demand using advanced technology in the construction sector, I announce April 2019-March 2022 as Construction-Technology year".