Leveraging technology for collaboration in road projects

Infrastructure Transport

Cost and time overruns and arbitration or litigation are affecting on-time delivery of road projects, causing loss to the public exchequer. Factors that have maximum impact on time and cost overrun in road projects include field survey quality, quality of design reports, ineffective project management and monitoring, lack of collaboration between shareholders, lack of trained workforce and rework, among others.

According to RK Pandey, Member-Projects, National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), “Project management is crucial during the construction phase of a highway project.” There are many different levels where a decision has to be taken on project management: contractor, supervis