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International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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Early Contractor Involvement (ECI): Indian Scenario Of Construction Project Delivery

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Siddhesh Sagvekar, Dr. A. S. Wayal



Alliance, Construction Management at Risk, Design-Build, Early Contractor Involvement, Project delivery, Risk management, Swiss Challenge Method



In recent years, for various complicated projects, early contractor involvement (ECI) is rising as a new project delivery methodology. Different project delivery strategies are like Design-Build (DB), Construction Management in danger (CMR), Alliance and Swiss challenge method and the selection of most appropriate project delivery method is dependent on number factors and project requirements for a particular project. Cases of Bandra-Worli Sea link project and Dharavi Redevelopment proposed project are reviewed to understand various risks and need of ECI. Questionnaire surveys with industry experts are conducted to obtain opinions regarding the various circumstances for early contractor involvement. Various problems identified from questionnaire responses are grouped into risk distribution issues, cost issues, time issues and quality issues. The study is focussed mainly on different government and semi-government authorities in Mumbai and Thane region from Maharashtra, India. The study identified some circumstances wherein Early Contractor Involvement can be beneficial and if well planned for ensure innovation and strong professional relationships, early contractor involvement could be a procurement approach which will and lead to economical designing and construction processes.



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