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Assigning the roles and responsibilities to civil engineering freshers in construction industry

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Vinod Bhuruk ,

National Institute of Construction Management and Research (NICMAR), Pune, IN
About Vinod
Research Scholar, ICFAI Univeristy Jharkhand and Documentation Executive
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O. R. S. Rao,

ICFAI University Jharkhand, Ranchi, IN
About O. R. S.
Professor and Vice Chancellor
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Sayalee Gankar

MIT-World Peace University, Kothrud, Pune, IN
About Sayalee
Professor and Dean, Faculty of Management

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Abstract

The construction sector is a key driver of the overall development a country. The sector focuses on power, roads and bridges, dams and urban infrastructure. Government of India policies and plans aimed at improving the infrastructure, with specific focus on urban transformation (Smart City, Housing for all, etc.). This growth of the infrastructure sector offers job opportunities for Civil Engineering (CE) graduates. The construction Industry offers variety of job roles in different sectors. Construction industry requires application of skills and knowledge to perform duties in the planning, designing, and overseeing construction and maintenance of building structures, and facilities. Roads, railroads, airports, bridges, harbors, channels, dams, irrigation projects, pipelines, power plants, water and sewage systems, and waste disposal units are specific areas to fit for the jobs. Therefore, students enroll to civil engineering degree for build their career. The present paper focuses on civil engineering students’ specific skills and how roles and responsibilities can be allocated to them. This paper also suggests initiatives to improve the skills and knowledge preferred by the Indian construction companies for the jobs.
How to Cite: Bhuruk, V., Rao, O.R.S. and Gankar, S., 2018. Assigning the roles and responsibilities to civil engineering freshers in construction industry. Bhumi, The Planning Research Journal, 6(2), pp.3–14. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/bhumi.v6i2.41
Published on 31 Dec 2018.
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