Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Invitation for a 2-Day National Workshop on National Building Code of India 2016: 20-21 Feb, 2018 at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi

Banner depicting a road with background of buildings in an urban setting with text  "BIS in association with the Indian Buildings Congress New Delhi and CPWD, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, is organising a 2-day workshop on National Building Code of India 2016 on 20-21 February 2018 at Vigyan Bhavan New Delhi

Dear Colleagues,

The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), as part of its efforts towards ensuring safety and sustainability of buildings and built environment, has been continuously working towards formulation and revision of Indian Standards on diverse areas impacting quality and safety of construction.  In this direction, BIS has revised the National Building Code of India (2005 version) and notified the latest version National Building Code of India -2016

In order to disseminate information about the the Code, BIS jointly with the Indian Buildings Congress (IBC), New Delhi, and in association with Central Public Works Department (CPWD), Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, is organizing a 2-day Workshop on "National Building Code of India 2016" on 20 & 21 February 2018 at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi, India. It may be noted that the speakers indicated in the workshop program below are Conveners/Expert members of the relevant chapters of the Code who have contributed in the revision of NBC. Session II is dedicated to the provisions on Accessibility covered in the National Building Code. 

A copy of the Invitation brochure published by Indian Buildings Congress can be accessed Here. 

2-day National Workshop on  National Building Code of India 2016 Tentative Program:

Tuesday, 20 February 2018
0900h – 1000h
1000h – 1100h
Inaugural Session
1100h – 1130h
High Tea
1130h – 1300h
Session I    Overview of NBC 2016 including Administration, Development  Control Rules & General Building Requirements
Chairman: Shri V. Suresh (Convener, Panel for Administration, Development Control & General Building Requirements of NBC 2016)
Speaker:      Shri Sanjay Pant (Head (Civil Engg), BIS)
1300h – 1400h
1400h – 1445h
Session II    Provisions on Accessibility
Chairman:    Shri T. N. Gupta (Convener, Panel for Building Materials, of NBC 2016)
Speaker:      Shri Subhash Chandra Vashishth (Member, Panel for Administration,
                     Development Control & General Building Requirements of NBC 2016)
1445h – 1630h
Session III   Fire and Life Safety
Chairman:    Dr Anoop K Mittal (Sr Vice President, IBC & CMD, NBCC India Ltd.)
Speaker:      Shri S.K. Dheri (Convener, Panel for Fire Protection of NBC 2016)
                    Shri Gulshan Khurana (Member, Panel for Fire Protection of NBC 2016)
                    Shri Sandeep Goel (Member, Panel for Fire Protection of NBC 2016)
1630h – 1645h
1645h – 1730h
Session IV   Asset and Facility Management
Chairman:     Shri Deepak Narayan, Past President, IBC
Speaker:       Shri Krishna Kant (Convener, Panel for Asset & Facility Management
                      of NBC 2016)

Wednesday, 21 February 2018
1000h – 1130h
Session V    Structural Design Including Disaster Resistant Design of
Chairman:     Dr D. K. Paul (Chairman, Earthquake Engineering Committee of BIS)
Speaker:       Shri V.V. Arora (Convener, Panel for Masonry of NBC 2016)
1130h – 1200h
1200h – 1300h
Session VI   Prefabrication, Systems Building and Mixed/Composite
Chairman:    Shri Rajesh Goel, CMD, Hindustan Prefab Limited, New Delhi
Speaker:      Shri M.P. Naidu (Convener, Panel for Prefabrication and Systems
                     Building of NBC 2016)
1300h – 1400h
1400h – 1500h
Session VII  Construction Management, Practices and Safety
Chairman:     Shri H S Dogra (Chairman, CEDC, BIS)  
Speaker:       Shri Jose Kurian (Convener, Panel for Concrete of NBC 2016)  
1500h – 1545h
Session VIII Building Services - Electrical Installations
Chairman:    Dr. Prem C. Jain (Convener, Panel for Sustainability of NBC 2016) 
Speaker:      Smt Shruti Goel (Member, Panel for Electrical Installations, NBC2016)      
1545h – 1600h
1600h – 1645h
Session IX  Building Services - ICT in Buildings
Chairman:   Shri  Prabhakar Singh, Special DG, (DR.),CPWD
Speaker:     Shri AK Mittal,(Convener, Panel for ICT in Buildings of NBC 2016)       
1645h – 1745h

Panel Discussion cum Concluding Session
Chairman:       Shri K.B. Rajoria, Past President, IBC

Dr. Mahesh Kumar
Shri Rajeev Goel
Dr. Vimal Kumar
Shri J. Asudani
Shri H.K. Srivastava
Skill Development
Shri Rajesh Goel
Shri Shishir Bansal 
Centering & Shuttering

High Tea

Please note that the registration shall be done on first come first serve basis and registration is mandatory for entry to the workshop. For further details, enquiry and registration, please contact :

Shri Pradeep Mittal 
Hony. Secretary
Indian Buildings Congress,
Sector-VI, R.K. Puram, New Delhi-110022
Phone: 011-26170197, 26169531, Fax: 26196391
Mobile: 9811075333; 9311075333

About NBC
The National Building Code of India (NBC), a comprehensive building Code, is a national instrument providing guidelines for regulating the building construction activities across the country. It serves as a Model Code for adoption by all agencies involved in building construction works be they Public Works Departments, other government construction departments, local bodies or private construction agencies. The Code mainly contains administrative regulations, development control rules and general building requirements; fire safety requirements; stipulations regarding materials, structural design and construction (including safety); building and plumbing services; approach to sustainability; and asset and facility management.

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