NICMAR

Projects Undertaken

Sr.No. Project Title Sponsored by

Research Projects

1. Enlisting Stakeholder Engagement for Successful Project Delivery - The Case of Jalswarajya Project (The Stakeholders and Project Management – A) PMI India
2. Enlisting Stakeholder Engagement for Successful Project Delivery - The Case of Jalswarajya Project (Capacity Building and Innovation Initiatives by Stakeholders in Jalswarajya – B) PMI India
3. Cost or Benefit - Wonder Futura’s Smart Home Challenge (Case Research Report) PMI India
4. Affordable Housing for Slum Free Cities on a PPP Basis All India Institute for Local Self Government for Ministry of Housing and Poverty Alleviation
5. Estimation and Forecasting of Manpower Planning for Project sites of Tata Housing Development Co. Ltd. Mumbai Tata Housing Pvt Ltd
6. Formulation of Price Index to Calculate the Escalation in Construction Projects NICMAR
7.

GMR Technical Competency Assessment of employees engaged in CEPCOM activities The study

focused on assessment of competencies of executives of the company
GMR Infrastructure Ltd
8. Affordable Housing in Maharashtra State Mumbai Transformation Support Unit (MTSU)
9. Drivers of Project Management Education in India PMI INDIA
10. ISO 9001:2008 - Bridging the gap and bringing about synergy between systems application and actual implementation NICMAR
11. The Contribution of Construction Industry in India: An Empirical Evaluation of Economic and Financial indicators NICMAR
12. Bridge Management through Life Cycle Cost Analysis NICMAR
13. Benefits of Provision of Portable Sanitation Facilities at Construction Sites during Different Phases of Construction SARA PLAST Pvt.Ltd.
14. Performance Rating of Construction Projects -
15. Comparative Study of Wholesale Price Index series 2004-05 with 1993-94 and its Effects on  Construction Claims -
16. An Assessment of the Infrastructure Level and Performance of Indian States -
17. Properties of Light Weight Aggregate Concrete Produced by Pelletization and Sintering Process -
18. Analysis of Cost of Accidents and Ranking of Construction Sites based on Safety Performance in Hyderabad -
19. Manpower Planning in Materials Department Ashok Leyland
20. Market Survey and Business Planning for Setting up facility for Manufacturing of crawler excavators and wheel loaders in India Hyundai
21. Survey of Construction Equipment Industry and preparation of Directory BMTPC
22. Health Safety and Environment Manual for Manufacturing Division Praj Industries Limited
23. Manufacturing Work Specific Safety Procedure. Praj Industries Limited
24. Case Studies Competition M/s Niraj Kumar Associates Pvt ltd
25. Estimated Cost analysis for Laying of Cross Mr. M.R. Mehendale Consulting
26. Estimated Cost analysis for Laying of Cross Mr. M.R. Mehendale Consulting
27. Preparation pf Safety Manuals & Auditing Praj Industries Limited
28. Creating New Specification & Providing an on going critique of Insite for Contractors Aurigo Software Technologies Inc.
29. Distress Instructural Member of R.O. Building N.A.B.A.R.D.
30. Quality Improvement Reward Scheme & Manpower Assessment M/s Gujarat Glass (P) Limited.
31. To Assess the Competency of Executives in the Project & Manufacturing Engineering Units M/s Ashok Leyland Limited
32. A Study to assess leadership potential of executives M/s Ashok Leyland Limited
33. To assess the structure, processes and manpower strength in the material management functions M/s Ashok Leyland Limited

 

Subject-wise Research work undertaken by the NICMAR 

Sr.No. Area of Study/Project Title Sponsored by

 Contracting

1. Model Contract Conditions Document for Civil Works Projects in India Min. of Urban Development, Govt. of India and the Builders Association of India.

Feasibility Studies

1. A Feasibility Study on Export Potential of Indian Technical Know-How in Institution Building and Manpower Training for the Construction Industry in Sri Lanka Dept. of Scientific & Industrial Research, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India
2. Feasibility Study of the Manpower Requirements and Institution Building Mechanism, and training in the Construction industry of Nepal and Bangladesh. Dept. of Scientific & Industrial Research, Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India.
3. Pre-feasibility Study of the Drinking Water Supply in Kathandu-Lalitpur Valley, Nepal. World Bank, New York.

Financial Analysis

1. NICMAR 200 Financial Performance of 300 Construction Companies NICMAR and Construction World

Human Resource Management

1. Competency Assessment Job evaluation Human Ltd. Resource Policies for R&D Division of Kirloskar Oil Engines Kirloskar Oil Engines Ltd.
2. A Study of the Building Workers in Bombay. National Buildings Organisation, Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India.
3. Career Promotion of Women Engineers and Entrepreneurs in the Construction Industry. I.L.O., Geneva.
4. Contract Labour in the Construction Industry in India. I.L.O., Geneva.
5. HRD in the Highway Sector in India. Indian Road Congress
6. The Building Worker in Delhi - A Study in Skills and Productivity. Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India.

International Construction Contracting

1. A Case Study of International Construction Contracting. PCP International Ltd.

Manuals

1. Building Materials Manufacturing Firms and their products in Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. BMTPC, Min. of Urban Development, Govt. of India.
2. A Manual on Setting up Construction Technology and Vocational Training Institute. DGET/Govt. of India
3. Construction Equipment and Machines Manufactured in India - The Millennium Resurvey. BMTPC, Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India.
4. Manual on Electricity Elevators and Fire Control. BMTPC, Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India
5. Manual on Managing and Organising for Repairs of Housing Colonies. BMTPC, Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India
6. Manual on Structures and Services. BMTPC, Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India
7. Manual on Training of Repair and Maintenance Contractors. BMTPC, Min. of Urban Development, Govt. of India
8. Manual on Training of Repair and Maintenance Supervisors. BMTPC, Min. of Urban Development, Govt. of India
9. Manual on Water Supply and Sewerage System. BMTPC, Min. of Urban Development, Govt. of India
10. Preparation of Manuals on Building Maintenance Manuals BMTPC, Min. of Urban Development, Govt. of India

Management Information Systems

1. Design of an Optimal System for Transporting Materials at Taipaimukh Dam Project. Brahmaputra Board, Ministry of Water Resources, Govt. of India.
2. Designing an MIS Model for a large Integrated Hospital. A Hospital Group, Mumbai.
3. Designing Management Information Systems for Taipaimukh Dam Project. Brahmaputra Board, Min. of Water Resources, Govt. of India.

Methodology Development

1. Developing Methodology for Cost Indices of Construction Projects. Construction Construction Industry Development Council

Project Appraisal

1. Mid-term Appraisal of a World Bank Assisted Project " Training of Irrigation Engineers of NVDA". Narmada Valley Development, Authority, Govt. of Madhya Pradesh.

Project Management

1. Critical Path Studies for the Construction of Taipaimukh Dam Project. Brahmaputra Board, Ministry of Water Resources, Govt. of India.
2. Planning for Construction Safety Management for Taipaimukh Dam Project. Brahmaputra Board, Ministry of Water Resources, Govt. of India.

Productivity

1. A Study of the Wastage of Building Materials in the Construction of Mass Housing Projects. BMTPC, Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India.
2. Evolving National Skill Standards & Job Descriptions for Building Trades. BMTPC,Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India.
3. Productivity of Resources in the Construction of Mass Housing Projects. BMTPC, Min. of Urban Development, Govt. of India.
4. Productivity of Resources in the Construction of Civil Works Projects. Hindustan Construction Co. Ltd.

Quality Management

1. Designing a Quality Management System for Tipaimukh Dam Project. Brahmaputra Board, Min. of Water Resources, Govt. of India.

Resettlement And Rehabilitation

1. Monitoring and Evaluation of Resettlement and Rehabilitation of Project Affected Persons of Sardar Sarovar Project. Min. of Water Resources, Government of India and the World Bank.

Socio-economic Studies

1. A Survey of Civil Engineering Dept.and Construction Management Consultancy services in India. Dept. of Scientific & Industrial Research, Min. of Science and Technology, Govt. of India.
2. Construction Industry in South Asia - National Profile. SAARC Secretariat
3. Escalation in Civil Works Projects - A Study of Sardar Sarovar Project. Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Ltd. (SSNL)
4. Mid-term Appraisal of an IDA Project "Development of Construction Industry in Sri Lanka". ILO/UNDP
5. Strategy, Structure and Systems Design and Implementation for Corporate R & E Set Up Kirloskar Oil Engines Ltd.

Techno-economic Studies

1. Techno-Economic Survey of Construction Equipment and Machinery Manufactured in India Dept. of Scientific & Industrial Research. Min. of Science & Technology, Government in India
2. Construction Industry in Sri Lanka Dept. of Scientific & Industrial Research, Ministry of Science & Technology Govt. of India.
3. Cost Benefit Analysis of Conventional RCC Slab Roof Vs. Vaulted Roof in Bricks & Pre-cast Concrete Slab Roof. Housing and Urban Development Corpn. (HUDCO) Ltd.
4. Cost Escalation in Construction of a Hydropower Project - Policy Review Study SSNNL
5. Strategy, Structure and Systems Design and Implementation for Corporate R & E Set Up Kirloskar Oil Engines Ltd.
6. Employment Projections for the Construction Industry in India 1995-96 to 2004-05. Planning Commission, Govt. of India.
7. National Databases on the "Construction Statistics - 1951-2006" NICMAR
8. Setting-up of Data Bank on Construction Statistics - Indian Construction Statistics 2003. GTB Intell Asia and NICMAR
9. Techno-economic Study of Supporting and Ancillary Construction Equipment Manufactured in India Dept. of of Scientific & Industrial Research Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India.
10. Techno-economic Survey of Construction Equipment and Machinery Manufactured in India. BMTPC, Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India.

 

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