Registration of the first Nirmithi Kendra at Kollam,
Kerala. Formal inauguration of Nirmithi Kendra by H.E.
Giani Zail Singh, the then President of India.
movement goes national. Nirmithi Kendras / Building Centres
to be set up in all districts of the country. Inclusion
in the National Housing Policy.
State Nirmithi Kendra to be the nodal agency to co-ordinate
the Nirmithi activities in the state. Government of India
decides to waive sales tax for cost effective materials,
building tax for CEEF buildings and State Government to
assign 20% of public works to Nirmithi
National Institute of Habitat Management set up as a Centre
for Excellence in the habitat sector.
UNCHS adopts a resolution recommending Governments to
set up institutions on the model of Building Centres at
the national, provincial and local grass root levels -
Resolution No.14/16 para 20 of the 14th session of the
Commission held at Nairobi, Kenya.
by the Department of Administrative Reforms, Government
of India finds that cost saving by adoption of this technology
ranges from 30-50%.
Setting up of Production Centres for Regional Office for
propagating CEEF building materials and technology.
earthquake resistant design used to construct colony for
survivors of quake hit Lathur, Maharashtra.
shortlisted in the " Best Practices 100 List"
(GBP 100) by the UN for deserving initiative in the field
of housing and habitat.
recognizes KESNIK as its Regional Training Centre.
SDC identifies KESNIK as its partner in the BMP India.
enters in the field of Rural Housing - 'KESNIK SDC RHP.
School Buildings under Gujarat Earthquake Rehabilitation
- HUDCO joints hands with KESNIK to strengthen the activities
of Building Centres.
is identified by Government of Kerala as a nodal agency
for implementing Rain Water Harvesting in Kerala. State
Rain Centre is also sanctioned to KESNIK.
Co-ordination with Capacity Development for Decentralisation
in Kerala (CapDeck) and Kerala Institute for Local Administration
is identified by Oxfam an International NGO to associate
in implementing the rehabilitation works for Tsunami
victims in Kerala shore.
KESNIK takes the lead role in organizing the National
Seminar on Decentralization and Rural Habitat which
is scheduled as part of the Rural Housing Programme
in Kerala aided by Government of Kerala and Swiss Agency
for Development and Co-operation.
of KESNIK SDC RURAL HOUSING PROGRAMME
KESNIK was entrusted with the construction of 2500 houses
for the beneficiaries under Scheduled Cast Development
training wing of KESNIK named after Late Padmasree Dr.
Laurie Baker as “Lauries Baker” Nirmithi
Training and Research Institute.
three Kalavara Nirmithi fair price shops for building
materials. at Regional Nirmithi Kendra, Kalamassery,
Ernakulam. Regional Nirmithi Kendra Kozhkode & Regional
Nirmithi Kendra Vattiyoorcavu
The construction of 2557 houses for the ST’s being
rehabilitated at Aralam farm entrusted to KESNIK.
SC department entrusted the conduct of several job oriented
trainings for SC unemployed youths to kESNIK
Kalavara Sand Depot a joint venture of KESNIK &
Forest Department at Kulathoopuzha .
||Launching of LaBISHaS (Laurie Baker International School of Habitat Studies) at Vazhamuttom , Thiruvallom, Thiruvananthapuram under KESNIK.
||Construction of demo Mud House at Nirmithi Campus PTP Nagar.
||Launching of heritage zone in KESNIK Campus at PTP Nagar
Construction of Arayum Purayaum.
||Setting up of more Testing labs and Kalavaras at Regional Centres across the State
||Kerala State Nirmithi Kendra enter its silver jubilee on 29 April.