Development of Draft Protocol for Testing of Structural Components and Systems

(a joint initiative of MoHUPA under technology submission of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna & IIT, KANPUR)

1. The first workshop was recently held at IIT Guwahati on June 24-25th, 2016.
Representatives from various north eastern states participated in this two-day workshop.Various topics/presentations that were covered during the workshop are as follows:

Overview of Workshop Samit Ray Chaudhuri, IIT Kanpur
Seismicity in North East India Sandip Das, IIT Guwahati
Past Seismic Performance of Low Cost Housing Typologies in North East India Kaustubh Dasgupta and Hemant B. Kaushik, IIT Guwahati
Seismic Design and Behaviour of Confined Masonry Buildings Vaibhav Singhal, IIT Patna
Geotechnical Aspects for Low Cost Housing Prishati Roy Choudhury, IIT Kanpur
Material Characterization for Masonry Structures Vaibhav Singhal, IIT Patna
Health Monitoring Aspects of Low Cost Housing Suparno Mukhopadhyay, IIT Kanpur, and Koushik Roy, IIT Patna
Static and Dynamic Tests in Earthquake Structural Engineering K. K. Bajpai, IIT Kanpur
Low Cost Base Isolator for Buildings in Earthquake Prone Regions S. K. Deb, IIT Guwahati
Using of Appropriate Affordable Earthquake Resilience Green Construction Techniques in Rural Housing Sector of Tripura Er. Sumit Kumar Majumdar, BE (Civil) Nodal Officer (Green IAY) Rural Development Department, Govt. of Tripura