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Building for a Billion

August 31, 2017 - January 14, 2018

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It is our pleasure to invite you to participate in ‘BUILDING FOR A BILLION’, an International competition under the initiative ‘India Next’ by UltraTech Cement. This competition invites Engineers and Architects, to develop innovative solutions to tackle the mammoth task of housing every Indian.

The ‘Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana’ (PMAY) was launched on 25th June 2015 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi, India with a mission to provide a ‘home for every Indian’. The scheme includes regulated homes for the urban poor and robust (pucca) homes for the rural people. The nearest target is 10 million homes by the year 2019 and 20 million houses for the urban poor by the year 2022.

The overarching details of the competition are:


Innovative, contextual, viable, sustainable and most importantly inclusive solution for housing, along the lines of the Government’s Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana


Professionals: Architects & Engineers (Civil/Structural)

Students: 3rd, 4th, & 5th Year (Individuals and Groups)

Registration: Free

Submission deadline: January 14th, 2018

Prize Money: 15 Lakhs

For more details and to register, log on to www.buildingforabillion.com.

For queries call: 022-26483164 / 49722318 Or mail: info@foryoungindia.com 

We look forward to your support in this special endeavor.