a construction company, HPL propagates the
use of various techniques in housing as
1) Large panel fully prefab system.
2) Composite roofing system using precast
beams and other eliments.
3) Partial prefab system using cast-in-site
walls and precast roofs.
4) Totally cast-in-situ system using small
The techniques to be adopted depend upon
the needs of the client and the level of
the economy to be achieved. Although HPL
has used the large panel fully prefab system,
it believes in economising costs further
by using partial prefab system to suit the
economy of the country. Various types of
residential buildings have been constructed
by HPL. Irrespective of the type of buildings
constructed, there is always a stringent
check on quality of inputs.
procures the best quality steel, stone aggregates
and cement to deliver a structure with factory
produced precision, which very few organisations
can boast of. Even the wood work in these
structures was manufactured in the HPL factory
itself. One of the prestigious projects
executed by HPL is the 60 Nos. Type VI houses
and 24 Nos. Transit Flats, at Andrews Ganj,
New Delhi. These competed buildings meant
for the residence of senior Government Officers
were constructed with materials unknown
traditionally in the Indian context. The
buildings feature such newly introduced
materials as machine made red clay bricks,
white sand-lime bricks, medium density fibre
board doors and cup-boards, pressed steel
window sections and UPVC sanitary pipes.
Large panelled buildings are also built
very fast and this is one of the methods
of solving the housing problem in the country.
large panelled buildings put up in Sadiq
Nagar, New Delhi, house Government officials
and have been in existence for more than
two decades. These buildings do not require
elaborate up-keep expenditure and a huge
saving in maintenance cost has been possible.
HPL was the first Construction Company to
introduce the use of large panel technique
of construction in 336 Nos. fully prefabricated
large panel, 4 storeyed middle Income group
houses for Delhi Development Authority at
Hauz Khas, New Delhi, way back in 1965.
entered into an MOU with Bharat Coking Coal
Ltd. (A Govt. of India Enterprise) in July,
1990 for the construction of 2500 Residential
units including roads, drainage, culverts,
bridges, retaining walls, land scaping,
external water supply, sanitary, sewerage
etc. for miners at various locations in
and around Dhanbad, Bihar progressively.
Out of this, HPL has completed 1524 Residential
units in three packages totalling INR 220
HPL has been awarded the construction of
716 officer's flats valuing INR 210 Million
by Bhartiya Reserve Bank Note Mudran Limited
(BRBNML) in November, 1995 at Salboni, Dist.
Midnapur, West Bengal and this has been
one of the most ambitious construction projects
in recent times. The work comprises of 536
Nos. B Type and 180 Nos. C Type flats. The
total floor area is 45,300 sqm.