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Experts step in to help preserve Capitol Complex

24 May 2011

CHANDIGARH: Experts of Central Building Research Institute (CBRI), Roorkee, have stepped into help preserve the buildings in Capitol Complex, besides working out a plan to make these earthquake resistant.

Finance secretary V K Singh said a team from the institute had conducted a survey of the structures last week and a report on effective steps for their preservation will be taken shortly.

”Apart from a long-term strategy to deal with oxidation and rusting of the building material, the recommendations would also focus on whether elements of retro fitting can be added to the structures to make them withstand earthquake tremors,” he said…..

Read more: http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2011-05-24/chandigarh/29577172_1_open-hand-civil-secretariat-capitol-complex



Written by csirindia

May 27, 2011 at 6:50 pm

Posted in CBRI

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