The 1st Steel building of Kolkata inaugurated by INSDAG

First Full Steel Office Building in Anandapur, Kolkata

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Kolkata, November 30, 2014: Institute for Steel Development and Growth (INSDAG) today inaugurated the first steel building “ISPAT PRAGATI BHAWAN” in Kolkata.  Mr Sajjan Jindal, President of INSDAG and Chairman & Managing Director of JSW Steel Ltd. inaugurated the building.


The four-storey steel building in Anandapur, Kolkata, constructed by INSDAG, will encourage the entrepreneurs, developers, consultants and professionals to take up steel based construction of buildings. The building is of a demonstrative type with certain portions encased with glass to enable the people to see the modern technologies used for construction. The building has taken into consideration many features of green building technology.


The total area of the building has a built up space 30,000 sq ft (approx). The land has been allotted by KMDA on leasehold basis; structural designing of the building has been done by INSDAG and the architectural design by architect Ar Nitin Kilawala of M/S Group Seven Architect, Mumbai.


It is firmly believed that starting with this building a major thrust will be given on steel based construction in this part of the country said Mr Sushim Banerjee, Director General, INSDAG