Education Panel

Housing and Real Estate Business Opportunities in Urban India


Friday, February 15, 2013 - 2:30pm - 6:00pm
Gulmohar, India Habitat Centre
Lodhi Road
New Delhi

Registration Fee: Non Members INR 600
                                   Members INR 350
                                  (Fees inclusive of 12.36% service charges)
According to the Working Group on Rural Housing for the Eleventh Five Year Plan (2007–12), the estimated total housing shortage in the urban areas, at the beginning of the 11th Plan period was around 24.71 million units and is likely to have gone up to 26.53 million units by 2012. Currently, the real estate sector is largely unregulated with consumers often unable to procure complete information or enforce accountability on builders and developers in the absence of effective regulation.
Housing depends on the right sizing and right pricing and this varies with the context. It is important that practitioners make informed choices on appropriate locations, product mix, sizing and pricing, construction technology, construction management practices, materials and specifications, etc. Some of the challenges -
Design/ Technology
Community Development
TiE Delhi- NCR Infrastructure SIG aims at generating knowledge and thoughts for a whole new generation of entrepreneurs who are exploring or looking to explore the housing and real estate sector as a business proposition. Infrastructure SIG presents "Housing and Real Estate Business Opportunities in Urban India" trying to present a comprehensive, holistic understanding of the sector. The event aims at generating meaningful discussions and pave way for innovative thinking and policy inputs to make housing affordable and available to all.
1. Overview of Real Estate & Housing Sector - Keynote
2. Creating an enabling environment for the Housing Sector
Talks and Panel on Design/Technology, Finance, Legalese
3. Feasibility of Low Income Housing in the Private Sector