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Construction Project Management: Theory and Practice by Kumar Neeraj Jha

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Introduction

General, a construction project, importance of construction and construction industry, Indian construction industry, construction project management and its relevance, participants/stakeholders of a construction project, organization of the book

1.1 GENERAL

Construction, in one form or the other, has been practised since the dawn of civilization. In the Indian context, people were familiar with construction using burnt bricks as far back as 2600 BC. The townships of Mohenjo-daro and Harappa provided its citizens with the comfort and luxury that was unheard of in other parts of the world during those days. The Ashoka Pillars erected around 250 BC, also known as monoliths, were one of the finest examples of craftsmanship. These ...

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