21st January 2019, New Delhi
Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), Glazing Society of India (GSI) and Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras jointly conducted the second One-Day National Workshop on 'National Building Code 2016: Glass and Glazing Aspects' on Monday, the 21st January 2019 at, SCOPE Convention Centre, New Delhi. The Workshop was supported by Federation of Safety Glass, All India Glass Manufacturers Federation, Confederation of Construction Products & Services, International Fenestration Forum, Glass Academy and uPVC Windows and Doors Manufacturers Association.
The objective of this workshop was to enlighten the different stakeholders of the construction value chain on the new provisions of glass and glazing introduced in NBC 2016, and highlight the importance of implementing the same.
The day-long workshop comprised of 3 technical sessions addressed by esteemed experts from BIS, industry and the academia. Eminent personalities and experts include Mr Sanjay Pant & Mr S Arun Kumar (BIS), Prof S Arul Jayachandran, Mr Amor Kool, Member, Panel for Sustainability of NBC 2016, Mr Sandeep Goel, Member, Panel for Fire Protection of NBC 2016, Mr Antony John, Member, Panel for Glass and Glazing of NBC 2016 and Mr Sharanjit Singh, Member, Glass, Glassware and Laboratoryware, Technical Committee of BIS.
The inquisitive audience comprised of over 240 delegates including Architects, Civil Engineers, Builders, Developers, Consultants, Contractors, Glass Processors, Manufacturers, Govt Officials and other professionals. Around 25 students also attended the event and their volunteering support during the event left the organisers highly indebted. The second workshop on NBC:2016 Glass and Glazing aspects was well received by the members of the construction value chain and excellent feedback was received from the participants.