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ACME to construct 'Games Village' for XXXV National Games Kerala

Posted on Apr 09 2014 | IBNS

New Delhi, Apr 9 : ACME, the leader and pioneer in the development of green technology solutions in India, on Wednesday announced that it has bagged the order for constructing the 'Games Village' at XXXV National Games Kerala in the bid at Rs. 36.57 crores.

ACME will undertake construction of housing units in the Games Village using PUF based Prefab Technology in EPC mode, covering design, supply, transportation, erection at the site including internal services.

The facility will be spread over 28 acres of land belonging to Kerala SIDCO in Menamkulam and the facility will house approximately 5000 persons.

ACME said it will use the Pre-Fabricated Technology that will not only help Games Authority towards making the National Games 2014 as the 'Greenest' and the most energy efficient but also cost effective and time-saving.

Further to lower costs involved, the advantage of having a pre-fabricated village would also ensure negligible operation costs. It can also be relocated to any other site with only 10-15 percent cost for dismantling an existing structure and re-assembling it, the company said in a statement.

The National Games is the premier national multi-sporting event held in India and the state of Kerala will host the 35th Edition of the National Games in 2014. More than 10,000 delegates including athletes, technical officials and team officials from various states and federations are expected to participate in the Games.

Commenting on the occasion, Manoj Kumar Upadhyay, Chairman, ACME, said, "ACME is proud to be associated with XXXV National Games Kerala and privileged to contribute to the making of the history and setting world-class standards. The construction of state-of-the-art infrastructure in a short span of time is a reflection of ACME's expertise and capability in this domain. We believe that this infrastructure marvel will serve as an ideal model for the country reeling under pressure to provide residential infrastructure to it's over 1bn population."

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