10 floor building built in just 48 hours

By: Sanvi Rizvi 

(Scroll down for video) A 10 floor building in India, was built in just 48 hours, according to press reports and video uploaded to the Internet.

It was a promise given floor by floor. In just 48 hours, an entrepreneur has built the 10 floor building in a suburban town in Punjab, India.

The building facade is red and gray. Instacon, stood tall in a industrial plot in Mohali, 10 km from Chandigarh, on Saturday, two days after Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal laid its first stone.

Work on the building began around 4:30 p.m. on Thursday. On Friday night, people were already seeing a seven floor building instead.

As the deadline of 48 hours approached, the 10 floors of the building were in place even though the glass panes in the windows and other accessories inside were still being put in by workers and engineers.

The building used prefabricated materials, including 200 tons of steel. "Our effort was to put up the 10 floor structure, within 48 hours. We wanted to show that this can be done. That feat was achieved within 48 hours. There are only some finishing touches that still need to be made. This is just an example structure," a Synergy company official on the site said.

Entrepreneur Harpal Singh, had promised that the 10 floor building would be completed within 48 hours.
"This will be the first building of its kind in the country that was built in just 48 hours. The model has been approved for Zone-V seismic zone, the area at ​​greatest risk for earthquakes," Harpal Singh, owner of the JW Marriott hotel in Chandigarh, said.

Three floors of the building were built in just six hours on Thursday. More than 200 skilled workers, technicians and engineers were dedicated to the construction of the building.