Development of Conceptual Sustainable Project Planning Model (SPPM) for Indian Roads




sustainable project planning model, project definition rating index, Multi-Unit Selective Inventory Control-3-Dimensional (MUSIC-3D) Approach, Project Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT), life cycle cost analysis, indian roads


Objective: This research aims to develop the conceptual sustainable project planning model for Indian roads using Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) applicable to roads, Project Definition Rating Index (PDRI), Multi-Unit Selective Inventory Control- 3- Dimensional (MUSIC-3D) Approach, Project Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT), Three Point Cost Estimation & Life Cycle Cost Analysis (LCCA) for achieving Sustainability in Indian Roads.


Theorotical Framework: The study is based on international scientific studies, articles, and publications. Additionally, actual materials relevant to the study subject were utilized for a more thorough and objective presentation of the issue at hand.


Method: For development of Conceptual Sustainable Project Planning Model (SPPM) various research tools such as PDRI, MUSIC-3D, PERT & 3- Point Costing as well as LCCA were used incorporation of Sustainable Development Goals applicable to roads.


Results & Conclusion: The development of a sustainable project planning model (SPPM) using tools like the Construction Industry Institute's Project Definition Rating Index (PDRI), the Multi Unit Selective Inventory Control- 3-Dimensional (MUSIC-3D) analysis, the Life Cycle Cost Analysis (LCCA) by IS 13147 (Part-2):1984, PERT, and Three Point Cost Estimation using MSP can help Indian roads become more sustainable.


Originality/ Value: The sustainable project planning model can benefit the road infrastructure in several ways. By incorporating sustainable design principles, environmental assessment, and social impact assessment, the model ensures that construction projects are environmentally responsible and socially inclusive. This helps road infrastructure to minimize its negative impact on the environment and society. The model also emphasizes the importance of resource efficiency and waste reduction. By efficiently managing project resources, including materials, the model promotes sustainable procurement practices and minimizes harmful impacts on environment. This can lead to cost savings for the construction industry by reducing waste and optimizing resource utilization.


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How to Cite

Kale, A. M., Pimplikar, S. S., & Nankar, S. (2023). Development of Conceptual Sustainable Project Planning Model (SPPM) for Indian Roads. Journal of Law and Sustainable Development, 11(8), e1446.