Bengaluru, India’s first 3D-printed post office is under construction with a budget of Rs 23 lakhs and is set to be completed in just 30 days. This innovative use of technology in government building construction has garnered approval from the residents of Bengaluru.
The post office is under construction. (Image- Marisha Thakur’s Twitter)
Bengaluru is set to witness the unveiling of India’s first 3D-printed post office, much to the delight of Cambridge Layout residents. The construction costs of this cutting-edge post office are estimated to be 30 to 40 percent lower compared to traditional building methods, and the entire project is expected to be completed within a mere 30 days.
The 3D-printed post office will span an area of approximately 1100 sq ft and is being built at a cost of Rs 23 lakhs, as per news reports. This innovative approach to construction has garnered significant attention and anticipation among the local residents.
engaluru residents have been thoroughly impressed with the use of cutting-edge technology in the construction of a government building, which has now gone viral on social media. Prominent citizen Kiran Majumdar Shaw took to Twitter on April 10 to share a photo of the upcoming 3D-printed post office, expressing hope that it sets a precedent for future innovations.
S Rajendra Kumar, the chief postmaster general of the Karnataka circle, stated in media interviews that they are exploring low-cost construction options using 3D printing technology for building post offices. He believes that leveraging 3D technology is the way of the future and that such initiatives will promote interest in affordable housing solutions.
Although the project to construct the 3D-printed post office was announced last year, it has now gained momentum. Rajendra Kumar plans to submit a comprehensive report on the project, with the aim of inspiring more post offices to be built using this futuristic technology in the future.