Low Cost Roof System For Rural Housing

  • J. P. Shrimali Senior Lecturer, Vidya Bhawan Polytechnic, UDAIPUR
  • B.L. Jain Former Associate Professor UCE, RTU, KOTA
  • Sanjay K. Sharma Proffessor and Head Civil Engg. Dept. NITTTR Chandigarh
Keywords: Rural Housing, Low Cost Roof System

Abstract

Near about 5.6% of the total tribal population of India live in “MEWAR” and “VAGGAR” region of Rajasthan state. In this region, lot of tribals are residing in the out-skirts of Banswara, Udaipur, Pratapgarh and Dungarpur districts. They prefer to live in the jungle with the nature and build their huts by using local material and local skill. It is imperative to introduce the innovative technology of the construction of rural cost-effective huts, which is based on the adoption of the local environment and constructed with the house-hold themselves without the need of the modern tools & equipment.

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Published
2014-06-30
How to Cite
J. P. Shrimali, B.L. Jain, & Sanjay K. Sharma. (2014). Low Cost Roof System For Rural Housing. Journal on Today’s Ideas - Tomorrow’s Technologies, 2(1), 55-66. https://doi.org/10.15415/jotitt.2014.21005
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