From the Desk of Executive Director

 It is indeed an honour & privilege for me to assume the charge of Executive Director, BMTPC. On this   occasion.....

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  New Initiatives : Emerging Technologies
POSTPONED: Indo-Norwegian Training Programme (Non-Residential) on Seismic Design of Multi-storey Buildings: IS 1893 vs. Eurocode 8, March 16-18, 2017 at New Delhi CPWD Inclusion of Emerging Technologies in Delhi Schedule of Rates dated 24 June 2016 Ministry of Urban Development OM regarding Adoption of New & Emerging Technologies by CPWD, DDA and NBCC CPWD OM dated 17/08/2016 regarding Adoption of New and Emerging Technologies in projects on Turnkey basis CPWD OM dated 28/12/2016 regarding Mandatorily Adoption of New and Emerging Technologies in projects Opportunity to Share Your Sustainable Building Materials/Technologies on Knowledge Portal Notice Inviting Tender for Supply, Installation and transportation of Octonorm system at IIT Kharagpur

The steps in the procedure broadly are:


1.    Receipt of preliminary application (PA)

2.    Evaluation against application acceptance criteria, primarily, to decide whether the product is certifiable within the scope of PACS

3.    If it is decided that the product is certifiable a product/process/ manufacture specific Detailed Application Form (DAF) is prepared and sent to applicant. The purpose is to collect information/data documentation to study the claims of the applicant, define the scope of appraisal and work out details of assessment and prepare assessment documentation.

4.    Detailed Application received from applicant is evaluated and a decision is taken about certifiability under PACS. The applicant is required to annex several documents which are listed in the DAF. If it is found that the product is not certifiable under PACS, the applicant is informed with suggestions if any to be implemented by him before submitting a fresh application

5.    It found certifiable the scope of assessment is agreed to between BMTPC and the applicant, fees to be paid is worked out and an agreement is signed.

6.    Detailed assessment documents are prepared which include:      

Ø  List of applicable standards – Indian, International, BMTPC Applicant, company standards etc, including performance parameters to be assessed. If standards are not available they are prepared by the Applicant

Ø  Assessment procedures – including inspections of factory, installations etc.

Ø  Samples to be taken and test to be done, tests on prototype where required.

Ø  Aspects relating to environment/energy conservation, waste material utilization, statutory regulations to be addressed/considered/assessed, as applicable.

Ø  Draft contents of PAC

7.    Factory and site inspections by experts to assess adequacy of manufacturing and test equipment and facilities, testing of samples in the factory, taking samples.

8.    Inspection of installation/field tests, if and where required

9.    Inspection of already installed product, if applicable.

10. Getting samples tested in an independent laboratory.

11. Compilation of reports and test results from previous steps, study and assessment by experts.

12. It acceptable for grant of PAC, preparation of draft PAC and Scheme of Quality Assurance in discussion with applicant.

13. Limited circulation of PAC to selected building regulatory authorities, major users, members of the Technical Assessment Committee (TAC) of BMTPC for comments.

14. Consideration of PAC and related documents by TAC and its approval, a validity period for the PAC is fixed at this stage. The applicant may be invited for the meeting of TAC when the draft PAC is considered .

15. Issue of PAC to the applicant

16. Printing, distribution, sale of PAC

17. Publicity through publication in “PACS Newsletter”, press note, circulars to major users and building regulating authorities


 After issue of PAC

1.    Periodic Surveillance inspections are carried out and the performance reviewed if non-conformities are found appropriate action is taken including suspension/ cancellation of PAC.

2.    During the validity period data on performance is collected and along with complaints data, if any are used for review during validity period and renewal

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