RAJYA NIRMANA KENDRA [KARNIK]
of India has established Building Centers in each district under the National
Network of “Building Centers” in India. These are “Technology Transfer”
centers. These Building Centers will propagate the proven technologies from the
R&D Institutes to the field on “Lab to Land” principles.
of Karnataka took a leading initiative in order to Promote, Monitor, Oversee,
Guide the Nirmithi Kendras and Rural Building Centres in the State and
established an apex center called “ KARNATAKA RAJYA NIRMANA KENDRA
[KARNIK]”. KARNIK is a registered
society under KSR Act 1960 which was established on 11.06.1991
of Cost Effective Technologies in Construction through its network of
Building Centres in the State by Training, Research, Extension &
Monitor & Regulating the activities of the Nirmithi Kendras set up in
the districts and associated /
advise and guidance to Government on emerging housing concepts and policy
options from time to time.
and promoting alternative cost effective environment friendly building
materials and technologies.
replicable housing infrastructure models.
community to have access to cost effective building materials and
technologies through Nirmithi Kendra’s and its affiliated self-help
affinity groups of construction workers.
with local level bodies involved in developing and promoting cost effective
construction materials and technologies through sustainable approaches.
quality in the implementation of the programs through continuous improvement
in the systems and service.
of Buliding Centres :
technology demonstrations were done through network of Nirmithi Kendras.
blocks production using Allumina waste at Belgaum
blocks production using foundry waste at Belgaum.
concrete blocks production at Bagalkot.
Concrete blocks using red earth at Kengeri , Bangalore
Waste Water Treatment System (DEWATS) being implemented at the Projects of
Ashraya Housing Colony, Hubli and Beedi workers Housing Colony at Mandya.
Formed self - help groups of
construction workers through network of Nirmithi Kendras.
level review meetings of Nirmithi Kendras were initiated to monitor and
provide guidance for Nirmithi Kendras were initiated to monitor and provide
guidance for Nirmithi Kendras for effective implementation of the Kendra
groups were trained on concrete blocks production at Chitradurga.
were mobilized from Building Material and Technology Promotion Center, Delhi
to strengthen the production capacity of Nirmithi Kendras
Cement technology was successfully adopted in P.U.College Sanitation project
harvesting was successfully demonstrated at Nirmithi Kendras as well as
Beedi Workers Housing Project at Kenderi, Bangalore
were taken to establish Centres at Mysore Paper Mill.
the turnover of Nirmithi Kendras for the Year 2003-2004 is Rs. 10091.40
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