Events & Conferences

National Building Code 2016 Released


"National Building Code 2016" released on 15th March 2017 by Sh. Ram Vilas Paswan, M/o Customer Affairs. New Chapter ob Glass and Glazing included. CCPS member of Panel CED46/20 http://energy.economictimes.indiatimes.com/…/gover…/57653116

Training Program on “Architectural Hardware in Building Industry - Latest Trends” IBC, HQ, R. K. Puram, New Delhi 11 August, 2016


Executive Training Program on “Architectural Hardware in Building Industry - Latest Trends” organized by Confederation of Construction Products and Services (CCPS) in collaboration with Indian Buildings Congress on 11 August, 2016 at IBC Head Quarters, R. K. Puram, New Delhi.

The program was attended by 39 delegates and dignitaries, which included invitees from IBC, 10 senior officers from Military Engineering Service (MES) came from Kolkota, Shillong, Gandhi Nagar, Bareily, Jaipur, Udhampur and Delhi, 5 from Central PWD, 6 from Delhi PWD and 2 from New Delhi Municipal Committee (NDMC)

Tile Master Training Program” on 29th June 2016


Tile Master Training Program” organized by Confederation of Construction Products and Services (CCPS) and Indian Buildings Congress at IBC, HQ, New Delhi on 29th June 2016. 17 participants from MES, DG Map, Indian Railways, Delhi PWD and RITES came from Kolkota, Jaipur, Udhampur, Mathura, Barrackpore WB, Locknow, Chalthan Gujarat, Saugor MP, Kota Rajasthan and Delhi attended the training program.

Participants appreciated the topics covered by the faculty in detail, including demonstration of manual tile cutting, laying, hole cutting, use of adhesives, grouts etc.

Training program on “Use of Glass & Glazing System in Buildings” on 23-24 February 2016


Two days Training Program “On Use of Glass & Glazing Systems in Buildings” was organized by Confederation of Construction Products and services (CCPS) in collaboration with Indian Buildings Congress at New Delhi on 23rd and 24th February 2016. The program was participated by 47 senior officers from Military Engineering Services, Delhi Development Authority, PWD Delhi Govt., Airport Authority, Delhi Tourism and Transport Development Corporation, Western Railway, Amity University and consultants & professionals from industry.

Keeping in view the spectacular rise in use of glass in all types of buildings, due to persistent demand, this was the third program organized by CCPS on the subject and proved to be very successful. The participants were exposed to the various types of glasses, manufacturing process, properties, fire/human safety, energy conservation, Wind, Seismic and facade design requirements, ECBC, GRIHA & IGBC parameters and codal provisions, smoke exhaust and motorized solutions etc along with associated materials like hardware, Silicone and Sealants.

The Training Program was started on 23 Feb. 2016 with a Key Note address by Mr. Deepak Gahlowt, Convener, CCPS and introductory remarks and overview by Mr. D. S. Sachdev, Former Director General, CPWD. Various topics on Glass and Glazing system were covered in 11 sessions on both the days by the industry experts and professionals which includes Mr. Jaskirat Singh, Saint Gobain India Pvt. Ltd.; Mr. Sourabh Kankar, Gujarat Guardian Ltd.; Mr. Hatinder Vohra, Saint Gobain India Pvt. Ltd; by Mr. Shashi Kant, Adviser, CCPS; Mr. Sandeep Choudhary, Director, Glaze Tecno India, Mr. Gopal Kumar & Ms. Jignasa Suthar, McCoy Soudal Sealants; Mr. Andreas Deil & Mr. Frank Korbel, Pilkington Deutschland AG, Germany; Mohd. Hasham, Ozone Overseas Pvt. LTD.; Mr. Ashim Chugh, LGF Sysmac India Pvt. LTD

Practical demonstrations were given by LGF Sysmac India Pvt. LTD and McCoy Soudal Sealants.

Training program on “Selection and Use of Glass in Buildings” on 27 February 2016 at Ambassador Hotel, New Delhi


This course was designed and conducted by Mr. Deepak Gahlowt, Architect Director, Xebec Project Management Services, along with others from the building industry and has been attended and appreciated by nearly 1500 construction professionals all over India till date. This program was conducted in association with Confederation of Construction Products and Services, a not-for-profit body working in the field of construction standards.

Today there are wide ranges of glasses, each with specific properties that are available in India. However, even as glass use is increasing in buildings, there are issues that remain to be resolved, particularly in the area of heat and sound transmission, and protection of contents of buildings and occupants from theft or hurt from breakage of glass.

This training course covered the basics of glass selection in relation to

  • Heat Control
  • Acoustics
  • Thermal Breakage
  • Safety against impact & fire and security
  • Quality parameters for insulated, laminated and other processed glasses.

ARCHOTSAV 2015


CCPS supported and participated in ARCHOTSAV 2015 organized from Oct. 30 – Nov. 1, 2015 at Sunderdeep Group of Institutions, Dasna, Ghaziabad. A full day “DAY LIGHT & GLASS WORKSHOP” was organized which was attended by more than 150 architectural students from various colleges. As a whole ARCHOTSAV could be termed as good initiative to get students acquainted with the latest know how and technologies. More than 2500 students and faculty members attended be ARCHOTSAV. During the workshop following topics were covered by CCPS members:

i. Use of glass in buildings Basics of Day light, Architecture & Form by Ar. Deepak Gahlowt,

ii. Role of Glass in Architecture & Design by Ms. Suchi Verma, Design Engineer, Saint Gobain India-Glass Business

iii. Glass Selection Factors by Mr. Vivek Dubey, Director, Gold Plus Group

iv. Shattering Myths & Establishing Facts for Glass by Mr. Sanjay Mantri, Zonal Head (N & E), Asahi India Glass Ltd.,

v. Laminated Glass by Mr. Malvinder S Rooprai, Consulting Specialist , Kuraray Interlayer Solutions, Kuraray India Pvt. Ltd.

vi. Role of Silicone Sealants in Structural Glazing & Fire Seals by Mr. Himanshu Jain, Regional Sales Manager, Dow Corning India Pvt. Ltd.

vii. Conclusion remarks and Summary of the workshop by Mr. Shashi Kant, Adviser, Confederation of Construction Products and Services

CAPEx and Municipalika 2015


CCPS participated in 13th International Conference & Exhibition on ‘Sustainable Habitat & Smart Cities’ as Institutional partner. Considering and anticipating increase in use of glass many folds specially during development of Smart Cities, Seven papers were presented by CCPS and its members in CAPEx segment of this event. Following members participated

Saint Gobain India Glass,

Kuraray India

Eastman Chemical India

LGF SYSMAC

Mr. Deepak Gahlowt and Mr. Shashi Kant successfully conducted two Technical Sessions as Chairman and Co-chairman on 9th December 2015.

Over 1600 delegates participated in three days event from 9 to 11 December 2015 which included over 150 Mayors & Chairpersons, Secretaries from 24 states, 40 Municipal Commissioners, over 500 municipal Counselors from Rajasthan, large number of exhibitors, manufacturers, professionals, and delegates from seven countries and 300 cities.

Training program on Internal Cladding Systems in Buildings to be held on 16 - 17 September, 2015 in IBC


CCPS in association with IBC organized Training program on Internal Cladding Systems in Buildings on 16 - 17 September, 2015. 37 participants from Central PWD, PWD Delhi, NBCC, RITES, Airport Authority of India, EPIL, DTTDC, Amity University attended the training program. Following topics were covered

1. Need for Internal Claddings by Sh. D. S. Sachdev, Former DG, CPWD

2. Internal Cladding Materials – Green Options by Mr. Deependra Prasad a renowned Architect

3. Dry Walling and Partitions Systems by Mr. Vishal Sahu, GYPROC, Saint Gobain India Ltd. Mumbai

4. Raised Access Flooring Systems by Sh. D. S. Sachdev, Former DG, CPWD

5. False Ceiling Systems by Mr. Bhupinder Kapoor, Aerolite Systems,

6. Flooring and Paneling by Mr. Sanjay Singh, EPITOME, Agartala

7. Paneling and Partitions Using E- Boards by Mr. J. K. Tiwari, Everest Industries New Delhi

Mumbai Conference on 13 - 14 March 2015


“Conference on “Use of Glass in Buildings – Façade of the Future; and need for Regulations relating to Human Impact, Fire Safety & Energy” at Bombay Convention & Exhibition Centre, Goregoan (E), Mumbai on 13 - 14 March 2015

CCPS in association with AIGMF organized “Conference on “Use of Glass in Buildings – Façade of the Future; and need for Regulations relating to Human Impact, Fire Safety & Energy” co-located with Glasspex India 2015 at Bombay Convention & Exhibition Centre, Goregoan (E), Mumbai on 13 - 14 March 2015 organized by AIGMF and CCPS. The Conference was inaugurated by Mr. Sunil H Nesarikar, Chief Fire Officer, Mumbai Fire Brigade, Mr. Kamal Preet Singh, Special DG,CPWD (Western Zone) was the Guest of Honour and presided over by Mr. Sanjay Ganjoo President AIGMF.

The Conference was attended by about 120 delegates during 13 and 14 March, which included senior offices from Central PWD, Bureau of Energy Efficiency, Mumbai Fire Brigade, Glass manufacturers, Façade consultants, Processers, Consultants and Professionals, Engineers, Fire Engineers, Glass related companies and many dignitaries from the industry. Three sessions titled Glass Scenario in India, Façade: Future, Emerging Directions & Challenges and Modern Façade-Regulations and Standards covering following 15 subjects which were presented by eminent speakers from Govt. of India, Mumbai Fire Brigade, Consultants, Architects, Academicians and Industry experts)

CAPEx and Municipalika 2014


Mr. Deepak Gahlowt and Mr. Shashi Kant attended CAPEx 2014 co-located with Municipalika and International Conference and Exhibition on Sustainable Built Environment and Good Urclass="Pragrap" ban Governancefrom 13th to 15th November 2014 at Gandhinagar, Gujarat. The event was supported by Ministry of Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation GOI, Govt. of Gujarat and other urban stakeholder institutions. As the leading umbrella institution dealing with the construction sector, CCPS was invited to participate in the event as Institutional Sponsor. We have requested all our members to participate in the event.

The Event was inaugurated by Mr. Venkaiah Naidu, Hon’ble Minister UD, Housing, Poverty Alleviation, GOI, Ms. Anandiben Patel, Hon’ble Chief Minister, Govt. of Gujarat was Chief Guest, State Minister of Housing GoG and Executive Director UNCHS graced the function. Over 1000 delegates from India and abroad attended which includes Bureaucrats, Technocrats, Local Bodies, Professionals, Exhibitors, manufacturers/industry, etc. Some of CCPS members also attended (HNG Float Glass Ltd.) and presented papers (Saint Gobain, LGF Sysmac, McCoy Soudal). Mr. Manish Srivastava, Head (DCP), SGIL gave presentation on “Use of Glass with reference to ECBC, GRIHA & IGBC parameters and Case Studies

Mr. Shashi Kant Adviser, CCPS, Former Dy. Adviser, Planning Commission and Ar. Deepak Gahlowt, Convener, CCPS presented papers on Use of Glass in Buildings - Human Safety aspects against impact and Role of Standards in building an efficient and safe built environment respectively.

Training program on “Use of Glass & Glazing System in Buildings” on 23-24 September 2014


Two days Training program on “Use of Glass & Glazing System in Buildings” was organized by CCPS and CCPS members on 23rd & 24th September, 2014 at IBC, Sector IV, R. K. Puram, New Delhi in which 11 sessions were covered. Faculty for the programme was from Gujarat Guardian Ltd., Saint Gobain Glass India Ltd. (SGIL), Dow Corning India Pvt. Ltd., McCoy Soudal Sealants, Ozone Overseas Pvt. Ltd., LGF Sysmac (India) Pvt. Ltd. and CCPS. 41 professional from Govt., PSUs and private organizations attended the training programme.

Topics covered: (1) Overview - Types of Glass & Manufacturing Process, (2) Use of Glass for Energy Efficiency and Thermal Comfort in Buildings (3) Selection of Glass subjected to Wind and Seismic loading (4) Human Safety aspects in use of Glass and responsibility of Professionals (5) Fire Safety and NBC 2005 (6) Glazing Systems and Testing (7) Role of Silicone Sealants in structural glazing and Fire Seals (8) Role of Sealants and Foams in Window & Doors (9) Architectural Hardware Solutions (10) Manual & Motorized Hardware Solutions for Aluminium & Upvc glass Doors & Windows and (11)Use of Glass with reference to ECBC,GRIHA & IGBC parameters and Case Studies.

Training Workshop on “Selection and Use of Glass in Buildings” organized by Confederation of Construction Products and Services & Federation of Safety Glass (FOSG)


A training workshop on “Selection and Use of Glass in Buildings” organized by CCPS & FOSG at Club South Patio, Gurgaon on 20th August 2014. Mr. Deepak Gahlowt, Convener, CCPS and Mr. Sharanjit Singh, Chairman, GSC Glass Ltd. were the speakers for this workshop. 51participants from organizations like Saint Gobain Glass India Limited,Gujarat Guardian Limited, Nitson And Amitsu Private Limited, Mirage Toughened Glass Private Limited, Emaar MGF Developers, DLF cyber City Developers, HNG Float Glass ICRC and Tata Consulting Engineers etc. attended the training program.

Topics covered at the Training Workshops

  • Glass Basics- Types of glasses and their properties
  • Applications including human safety, energy conservation, acoustics etc.
  • Manufacturing, processing, glazing methods, fittings & hardware, sealants etc.
  • Availability & limitations, important considerations while ordering glass, precautions & maintenance etc.
  • Case studies

TILE MASTER training program organised by CCPS & IBC in collaboration with SOMANY CERAMICS LIMITED on 4 June 2014


CCPS & IBC in collaboration with SOMANY CERAMICS LIMITED organised TILE MASTER training program on 4 June 2014

Lecture on “ Selection of Glass and Safe Use of Glass in Buildings” at Amity University, Noida at 10 Oct. 2013


Organized lecture on “Selection of glass and safe use of glass in buildings” at Amity School of Engineering & Technology, Noida on 10th Oct. 2013. 58 faculty and final year engineering students attended the lecture.

Round Table Discussion on “Soft wood from sustainable forests as an alternate material for the Indian Construction Sector” on 30 January 2013


Confederation of Construction Products and Services (CCPS) in association with Forestry Innovation Consulting India Pvt. Ltd., Canada (known for its certified and sustainably managed forests) organized a Round Table Discussion (RTD) on “Soft wood from sustainable forests as an alternate material for the Indian Construction Sector” on Wednesday, the 30th January, 2013 at 3.00 pm, at Raunaq Hall, PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry, PHD House, Siri Institutional Area, August Kranti Marg, New Delhi 110016. 60 participants from Delhi Govt., DDA, NBCC, MES, CBRI, Forest Research Institute, Centre for Science and Environment, Vastu Kala Academy, INTBAU, CREDAI, IBC, IPCC, Ansal Properties, prominent architects, consultants and professionals from Industry attended the event.

TILE MASTER training program organised by CCPS & IBC in collaboration with SOMANY CERAMICS LIMITED on 25 April 2012

Lecture on “Hardware in Building Industry – the latest trend” by Col. Amit Sehgal on 21stSeptember 2011 at 6.00pm at Institution of Engineers (India), ITO, New Delhi


A technical lecture on “Hardware in Building Industries – Latest Trends” was organized by CCPS in collaboration with Institution of Engineers, Delhi State Chapter on 21st September 2011. Col. (Retd.) Amit Sehgal, Director (Operations), Ozone Overseas gave the lecture and display of latest and various types of Hardware articles were also arranged.

Training Programme “On Uses of Glass & Glazing System in Buildings” on 11th and 12th August, 2011 at IBC


CCPS in collaboration with IBC organized Training Programme “On Uses of Glass & Glazing System in Buildings” on 11-12 August 2011 which was attended by 47 participants and dignitaries from Central PWD, Military Engineering Services, Delhi Development Authority, PWD Delhi Govt., Delhi Tourism and Transport Development Corporation, IRCON International Ltd., Engineering Projects (I) Ltd., UP Twiga Fibre Glass, Asahi India Glass Ltd., Saint Gobain Glass Ltd., OzoneOverseas Ltd., Dow Corning India Pvt. Ltd., McCoy Soudal, Façade India Testing Inc., Gold Plus Group, IBC and CCPS. Mr. B. K. Chugh, President, IBC and former DG, CPWD, Mr. S. K. Vij, former Member Engg, Railways, Mr. D.S. Sachdev, former DG, CPWD, Mr. P.S. Chadha, former ADG, CPWD, Mr. Virendra Sharma, former ADG, CPWD, Mr. JP Singhal, fmr. Chief Engineer, CPWD and Mr. O.P. Gupta, fmr. Chief Engineer, MCD were amongst who have attended the event. As per the Feedback received majority of the participants suggested for inclusion of latest glass related items in Schedule of Rates, Tender documents, specifications of Centre and State Govt. construction departments for wider application and propagation

Capacity Building Workshop on safe use of glass and Press Conference on 29th June 2011 at Haryana PWD Headquarters, Chandigarh

Capacity Building Workshop on safe use of glass was organized on 29th June 2011 at Haryana PWD Headquarters, Chandigarh which was also followed by Press Conference. About 20 news papers and channels which include Hindustan Times, Punjab Kesari, Dainik Bhasker, Dainik Jagran, Chandigarh Tribune, Dainik Tribune, Chandigarh Punjabi Tribune, Ajit Samachar, Sector News, Chandigarh Kesari, Aaj Samaj, Apka Faisla, Divya Himachal, Desh Sewak Punjabi, Rozana Spokesman Punjabi, Chandigarh Dinbhar, Aaj Samaj (02.07. 2011), Day & Night News Channel attended and covered the event.

Capacity Building Workshop on Office Order issued by Govt. of Rajasthan on use of glass in buildings – Human Safety by CCPS and Town Planning Department at 3.00 PM on 25th May 2011 at Manthan Hall, Jaipur Development Authority, JLN Marg, Jaipur Chandigarh

CCPS has organized workshop on Guidelines at Jaipur Development Authority on 25th May 2011 which was followed by Press Conference. Prominent electronic and print media personals which include E TV, Sahara TV, Sahara TV, Bhaskar TV (B TV), HBC News, Patrika TV Channel 24 News, TV 99, Times of India, Daily News Analysis (DNA), Mahanagar Times, Rajasthan Patrika, Dainik Bhaskar, Punjab Kesari, Current Jwala, Rashtradoot, Mahaka Bharat, Samachar Jagat, Dainik Navjyoti and Daily News attended and covered the event.