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Ram Temple Construction Committee Will Soon Approve Construction Technique | India News

NEW DELHI: The Ram Temple construction committee in Ayodhya is ready to approve the construction technique to be used for the project soon for the rapid start of construction job. The Ram Temple is scheduled for completion in 2023. Sources said the committee led by Nripendra Misra, former top secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, will choose between two options suggested by a panel of experts from leading technical institutions.
It was learned that the expert panel, led by Professor VS Raju, former director of IIT, Delhi, recommended two options. One is for the use of vibrostone columns to support rafts on which stones can be placed. Vibratory stone columns or aggregate pillars are a series of crushed stone pillars placed with a vibrating tool in the ground below a proposed structure. This method of soil improvement is also called vibro replacement.
This construction methodology has been used in several emblematic buildings.
The other option is to improve soil quality by using an engineered mix after excavating the site to a prescribed depth. The stones can be placed in the rafts to be placed on the improved soil. Sources said the excavation could go up to 15 meters. “The best option would be finalized to guarantee a quality construction that can last several years. The focus will also be to adopt faster construction methodologies, ”said a source.
Sources said that in the second method, the engineered stone mixture can be shaped into the desired shape and will look like real stone work.
The experts have finalized their recommendation in light of the report given to them by the construction committee, which also includes Acharya Govind Deo Giri and the secretary general of VHP Champat Rai, to suggest a methodology that is suitable for the temple to be built in According to the architecture of the temples of ancient India.
The eight-member expert committee included Professor Raju. Director of the Central Building Research Institute in Roorkee, N Gopal Kkrishnan, Director of NIT Surat SR Gandhi, Director of IIT Guwahati TG Sitharam, Professor Emeritus of IIT Delhi B Bhatacharjee, Consultant of TCE AP Mull, Professor Manu Samthanam of IIT Madras and Professor Pradipta Banerji from IIT Mumbai.

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