Mukherjee suggested in this regard that CPWD should look at providing last mile connectivity of rural roads, health and educational infrastructure, water supply and sanitation.
Referring to sustainable habitats as the need of the hour and energy-efficient building as the important strategy for sustainable urban development, the President asked CPWD to 'adopt innovative designs and practices for construction'.
CPWD has made some recommendations, considering functionality of the construction.
But CPWD has recently taken over the responsibility in case of bungalows allotted to Lok Janshakti Party president Ram Vilas Paswan and Rashtriya Janata Dal supreme Lalu Prasad Yadav.
CPWD had earlier presented its expertise to an official delegation from Oman on the installation of fences, lights and electrified barbed wires along India's eastern and western frontiers.
If the CPWD lands the Oman deal, it will coincide with the agency's project to build Afghanistan's new parliament, which began in 2005 but has been delayed by the volatile security situation in the country.
66crore which the CPWD in its reply said that the estimates were prepared at the time of the call of the tenders and not at the time of inviting expression of interest.
The CPWD said the audit has tried to connect two different aspects and to project an altogether different scenario which is not based on reality.
According to sources, the PwC document did not mention the date of expiry of its CMMi level- 5 appraisal certificate and hence misled the CPWD authorities into believing that the company was eligible for the bidding process.
CPWD had shortlisted three companies in the pre- qualification round, which included Wipro and VAM Systems, apart from PwC.
But the CPWD, which is handling 11 venues, says there is no need to press the panic button.
On work at the Shyama Prasad Mukherjee aquatic complex, the CPWD says work on it began very late but is now on in full swing.