Jamshedpur, Dec. 19: Builders Association of India celebrated Builders’ Day on Saturday. On the occasion, Neeraj Sinha, chief, safety, Tata Steel delivered the key note address on the theme Safety is Not Expensive it is priceless.Besides Heads of the Tata Associate Company’s, Sr.Executives of Tata Steel, members from different centres graced the occasion.
Surender Pal Singh (Titu), chairman, Builders’ Association addressed the gathering. Singh said that the COVID-19 pandemic has led to huge losses due to sudden stoppage of work at construction sites across the State. But now the industry is limping back to normalcy. He said that safety is key to success of real estate projects. The chairman noted that real estate and construction support several other industries. Secretary Ravi Jaggi also addressed the gathering.
Builders’ Association of India (BAI) was formed in 1941 in Pune with guidance from Brigadier Jackson, who also allotted office space in the Military Compound. The then office of BAI, aptly named ‘Jackson Hut’ in his memory, is still being used by BAI.
During last more than 70 years since its inception, BAI movement has grown in leaps and bounds and at present has 130 Centres spread over the length and breadth of the Country, with its headquarters at Mumbai.
With a direct membership of more than 13,000 constructors and indirect membership of 50,000 through various regional Associations affiliated to it, BAI by virtue of its size is the only true spokesman for this core industry. It safeguards the interests of the Indian construction industry against unjust government legislation and at the same time promotes adherence to fair government legislation by its members. Its aims and objects speak for themselves.
In its more than 70 years of existence, BAI has been looking after the needs of the industry, by making positive headway in tackling issues and taking concrete steps like.