3D printing to add muscle to Housing for All programme

Technology

The coronavirus pandemic and the resulting world’s largest lockdown last year by India have also led to infrastructure companies looking at cutting-edge technologies like 3D printing to enhance efficiencies and drive down input costs. In an exclusive interaction, MV Satish, Whole‐time Director & Senior Executive Vice President Buildings, L&T Construction, told Infrastructure Today’s Manish Pant that the technology is likely to play an important role in delivering on the country’s ambitious target of 60 million new dwellings under the ‘Housing for All’ programme. Excerpts of the interview.

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What were the main drivers behind L&T entering the 3D printing space?
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