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Bhagiratha-Drinking Water Project

We have talked about many water projects such as lift irrigation, building barrage, and many projects which are developed and being developed for irrigation and drinking water purpose. Here we will see one such project that is the Bhagiratha project developed by the State Government of  Telangana. Project Highlight: This project is being developed to ensure safe and sustainable piped drinking water to households directly from the surface water sources. The project will have 26 segments and have a tentative project cost of 45028 crore rupees which will spread over 1.11 lakh sq km area and have pipelines running 1.46 lakh km to give water to households. The main sources are Krishna & Godavari River which will benefit over 2.7 crore individuals. Infrastructure! This huge project consists of 65+ Intake Tower and will also expand with 19 more Intake Tower which will take the water to the water treatment plants. There will be 110+ Water Treatment Plants and expand with the addition of 50

Why One Software Is Not Enough

Need Of Time Once you enter mainstream you will come to know that in-office work you will see the use of AutoCAD for drafting, ETABS/STAADPro is used to design, various software for the transit system and also use of REVIT for architectural work, Primavera for Project Management and various software for Estimation Software. So we will see which software will be a must for you if you are able to pursue one: AUTODESK AutoCAD - Drafting AUTODESK REVIT - Architectural View SKETCH UP - Architectural View ETABS - Structural Design (Easy for Earthquake Calculation) Bently STAAD Pro. - Structural Design Bently STAAD Foundation - Footing Design AUTODESK 3DS MAX - 3D View & Design Primavera - Project Management MS Project - Project Management Estimation Software One of the most basic needed Programs in MS EXCEL and MS PowerPoint. Excl will definitely help in project work and also help in Estimation work with some design work handling too. In the final year project, you will definitely come a

Plastic Analysis and Design

Plastic Analysis The easiest but difficult to remember topic for me was this. LOL. Civil Engineering deals with daily stuff and you can see what your field has worked on such as roads, bridges, pathways, transit systems, buildings you see and live in, and many more. Nowadays we have to consider earthquake loading in most of the structures and plastic analysis and design play an important role when studied in depth. The plastic analysis is used to check the collapse behavior of the structure with an increase in yield of cross-section increasing with increase in load. This analysis gives a significantly higher value for failure load for the safety of the building when compared to elastic load capacity. With this, we come across the term as plastic moment and hinge. The theoretically maximum moment which the section reaches in a plastic hinge is the plastic moment. The plastic hinge is said where deformation takes place where the plastic moment takes place. This plastic hinge is seen to h

Kacchi Dargah Bidupur Bridge

Kacchi Dargah Bidupur Bridge There are over 16 bridges on the Ganga River and most of which most of them are in Bihar. This bridge addition will be most interesting as it will be the longest on the Ganga River and Longest Bridge in India too. The bridge will connect Patna and Hajipur with a span of 9.76 km and connect the NH30 to NH333. The bridge is also planned so as to reduce the load from the Mahatma Gandhi Setu and also reduce travel time for the regional passengers. The construction of the bridge started in July 2017 and the construction saw 67 well foundations constructed in the first phase in the Diyara from both banks on each side of the river. The construction will be completed by the end of 2021 and is currently in an advanced stage with major work fast-forward and given top priority to be completed as soon as possible. The overall cost of the construction is estimated at around 3110 crores with the project being completed with a joint venture between Korean and home ground

Surat Diamond Bourse

"6600000 Square Feet G+15 Floor  9 Iconic Tower 4200+ Diamond Merchant Offices" From the late 1950s, Navasari and Surat in Gujarat saw their first diamond workshops and soon many workers joined from all parts of the Saurashtra region. And soon there was an increase in demand for diamonds in America and soon these polishing workshops grew. Also now 8 of 10 diamond out in the world is cut and polished from Surat and now cuts more than 90% of the worlds diamond. This city was developed at the banks of Tapi and as soon as the workshops grew thus the city grew tremendously. The world soon recognized this market and thus giving this place a unique infrastructure and place for dealing and trading in diamonds. Here we are talking of Surat Diamond Bourse, this will be a trade center for the diamond such as textile trade center and much other business.  Diamond Bourse is a complex with 9 Iconic Towers with 15 stories each and will have as many as 4200+ offices, they will range from 300

World's Largest Floating Solar Power Plant

Floating Solar Power Plant A solar power plant that is usually land-based settled in the array they are now being developed on the surface of water bodies that have photovoltaic panels floating over. This can be done on reservoirs, lakes, sea, and open water bodies which are stable with the water levels and are close to the grid and thus cutting down on the costs and also helps reduce the evaporation of the water bodies. Also, these plants are flexible to expand and increase the capacity. The idea for such may have come as, why not use the reservoir which is used for hydropower plant for floating solar power plant which will increase the whole capacity of the project and increase the green energy. India's Floating Solar Story The first such floating solar power plant was built and commissioned in 2014 in Kolkata, West Bengal with merely 10 KW capacity. India's largest reservoir-based floating solar power plant project has been commissioned in Telegana to create 100 MW energy an

National High Speed Rail Corridor (NHSRC)

National High-Speed Rail Corridor Ltd. is an agency set up by the Central Government to survey, plan, manage, implement and set out High-Speed Rail Corridors throughout India. The National High-Speed Rail Corridor Limited was established on 12th February 2016 and India's first high-speed rail line also called Mumbai Ahmedabad Bullet Train Project now called as Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Corridor Project with 12 station and many first of its kind elements in the Indian Rail system. The project will be under Indian Railways but the lines can be used by Private players. The tracks will be completed elevated or in some places underground so as to not have any level crossings. The tracks will be in a cement base rather than a ballast base as the trains will be on speeds such as 320 kmph and at such speed, the vibrations won't be taken properly by the ballast. What will NHSRCL do? They will plan, manage and implement the projects with public-private partnerships and by joint venture

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