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Title:
Causes of Delay in the Construction Industry in Pune region of India
Author Name:
Ms. Leena Mali, Mr. A. A. Warudkar
Abstract:
ABSTRACT A construction project is successful if it is completed in given timeframe or on time. There are various reasons which leads to failure of the project. Construction delay is one of them. Delay in projects downturns the development in all other related fields. Construction delay study was conducted to analyse the causes of delays, the effects of delays and methods of minimizing construction delays. The study was carried out based on literature review and a questionnaire survey. The data for this study was collected through a detailed questionnaire survey. Construction process is more complex for urban development because of large number of parties engaged in it i.e. client, contractor, designer, suppliers, consultant and labours. It is important to analyse whether the delay is critical or not as identification of critical delays helps in taking appropriate measures at the correct time. Memoir is to evaluate the various types of delays and the reasons for those delays that are currently affecting the projects in Pune region of India. A total of nine groups were contributed to the cause of construction delays. The level of importance of the delay variables and the groups were computed and ranked. Eighty three factors that affects delays were identified based on literature review. The questionnaire survey was distributed to the construction sites. Sixteensites were visited to collect data around Pune region of India. Personal interviews were conducted to clarify responses. Based on the questionnaire survey the overall results indicated that the most important causes are: Fluctuation of prices, High waiting time for availability of work teams, shortage of labours, and lack of high technology of mechanical equipment, unqualified of labour. Keywords – Construction Delay, Factors, Building projects, Ranking, Pune region
Cite this article:
Ms. Leena Mali, Mr. A. A. Warudkar , " Causes of Delay in the Construction Industry in Pune region of India" , International Journal of Application or Innovation in Engineering & Management (IJAIEM) , Volume 5, Issue 5, May 2016 , pp. 306-313 , ISSN 2319 - 4847.
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