Meet to fix structural flaws at 15 highrises in Gurugram likely this week

GURUGRAM: The district administration has decided that the structural defects and deficiencies
in the 15 highrise societies, which were recently audited by the agencies hired by it, will be
repaired by the developers, while the maintenance related issues will be addressed by the
concerned Residents Welfare Associations (RWAs).
“Within a week, we will hold a meeting with developers and RWAs and assign the repair work to
fix the structural defects in these 15 societies as alleged by several residents. The repair work
will be done on a priority basis,” deputy commissioner Nishant Yadav told TOI.
The structural audit report, submitted by the four agencies to the district administration, revealed
that the basements of most of the projects have seepage and flooding apart from issues like
falling of concrete, corrosion of steel and others.
The audit report has also revealed that basements of all the highrise projects urgently need
further testing as it is the major problem area and a cause of concern for the residents in these
The audit agencies, however, said the defects are repairable. The structural audit of Raheja
Atharva could not be carried out owing to unavailability of structural drawings of the project.
In the meeting, the developers and RWAs will also be informed about the future course of action
which includes secondary testing as will be suggested by the structural audit agencies in their
In the first phase, 15 residential societies were audited. The second phase would cover around
50 residential societies where residents have complained about construction-related issues.
In August 2022, the district administration had roped in four agencies — Bureau Vertias, TPC
Technical projects Consultants, Vintech Consultants and NNC Design International — to carry
out rapid visual inspection of around 200 towers in 16 residential societies.

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