CM to open 2nd Credai convention on Aug 25

CM to open 2nd Credai convention on Aug 25

CM to open 2nd Credai convention on Aug 25

With a theme ‘Home for all,’ the second Karnataka state Credai convention— ‘Statecon 2012’ will be held at Dr T M A Pai International Convention hall in Mangalore on August 25.

Addressing a press meet here on Tuesday, convention chairman K C Naik said that the convention will be inaugurated by Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar.
The two-day real estate exhibition will be inaugurated by Deputy Chief Minister K S Eshwarappa. Minister for Housing and Urban Development S Suresh Kumar, District-in-Charge Minister C T Ravi and others wil take part.  

The valedictory of the convention will be attended by Union Minister for Urban Development Kamal Nath and Union Minister for Corporate Affairs and Energy M Veerappa Moily.

There will be discussion on ‘Affordable housing’ - to provide quality housing at affordable prices, ‘ECBC’ (Environmental Conservation Building Code) Norms, and ‘Skill development’ - to convert unskilled labour to skilled labour and improve their efficiency and single window clearance which will address the issue of the industry suffering from undue delays in getting project clearances.

The representatives of Moore Living from Australia will make a demonstration on low cost buildings.

As many as 42 builders will take part in the exhibition. There will be 46 stalls. The real estate exhibition will be held for two days.

Credai Mangalore President P M A Razak said that Credai is keen to provide the common man affordable houses with green housing concept in accordance with the government policies. The rising cost of building materials has escalated the cost of apartments all over India. However, the Credai is exploring various ways to reduce the cost without sacrificing the quality of apartments using modern techniques.

Stating that there was shortage of 7.5 crore dwelling units in India, Razak said the Credai’s vision is home for all by 2020, provided the State government provides infrastructure facilities in the sub urban areas.

 The Credai wants to pressurise the Union government to bring down the interest of the housing loans.