Are Disputes in Construction Industry is Really Making a Noteworthy Measure? - A Survey in Surat City

Priyanka Siddhpuria, VIEAT; Riya Randeri ,VIEAT; Vibhuti Patel ,VIEAT; Kamlesh Damdoo ,VIEAT

Causes of Dispute, Questionnaire Survey, RII, SI

The construction industry in India averages 2000 billion rupees from 2011 until 2018, reaching an all-time high of 2400 billion rupees in the first quarter of 2018 on the GDP chart. The construction industry in India is feeble and suffering through failure of resolution of disputes expeditiously and effectively by the parties.Our aim is to analyse the main causes of disputes which occur in construction industry in surat city. Disputes have become an endemic feature of the Indian construction industry. If they are not resolved promptly they can escalate causing schedule delays, lead to claims that require litigation proceedings for resolution and destroy business relationships. In this research, the causes of disputes were classified in 7 broad categories depending on their nature and mode of occurrence. All these categories comprises of 31 factors that have been used for research. The research focuses on questionnaire survey for the data collection. In this research total 100 quessionaire were surveyed in Surat construction industry. The questionnaire was prepared in the form of importance index and severity index. The research concludes, the top factors which causes dispute in surat construction industry are variations initiated by owner, design errors, change in government policy, quality related dispute and delays in work progress.
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Paper ID: GRDCF012017
Published in: Conference : Emerging Research and Innovations in Civil Engineering
Page(s): 70 - 73