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The Lumbini Udyana Mahachaitya Project - Progress 

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End of 2008 & early 2009:
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July, 2008: Work completed: Ground floor brick work, ground floor plaster. Work in progress: foundation and RCC work up-to the third floor (80%), pagoda styled roof at four corners (85%), front facing apex roofed foyer, backside-south side apex roofed foyer, II Step shear wall and beam concreting, ground floor PCC (70%), sanitary pipe laying and works.

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March, 2008: Work completed: formwork for 3rd floor; work in progress: brick soling (95%), brick masonary works (95%), laying of reinforcement for 3rd floor (95%), internal plaster works of ground floor walls and ceiling (20%).

 

February, 2008: Work completed: concreting of 2nd floor slab; work in progress: brick soling of ground floor (90%), PCC of ground floor (80%), brick masonary works above ground floor (80%).

 

December, 2007: Work completed: concreting of pray hall; work in progress: brick soling for ground floor (80%), PCC above ground floor (80%), brick masonary works above ground floor (50%), formworks for 2nd floor (50%).

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October, 2007: Work completed: concreting of first floor slab, formworks for pray hall; work in progress: brick soling of ground floor (50%), PCC for ground floor (40%).

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July, 2007: Work completed: concreting of Raft slab, filling under plinth floor, brick masonary works for foundation to plinth, formworks for 1st floor.

 

June, 2007: RCC for column above plinth and shuttering of slab beam in progress.

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April, 2007: Work completed: earthwork in excavation for foundation, sand pile casing work, hardcore filling, stone masonry work (compound wall), PCC (1:3:6), laying of reinforcement for raft slab, beam and column, R.C.C (1:1.5:3) for raft slab, R.C.C (1:1.5:3) for raft beam, brick work up to plinth beam, earth filling under plinth.

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February, 2007: Work completed: PCC (portland cement concrete), Laying of reinforcement for raft slab, beam and column, RCC (Roller Compacted Concrete) for raft slab; in progress: RCC for raft beam. Up to this point 9% of the total has been complete, while 16% is in progress.

View photos of work in February, 2007...

 

January, 2007: Work completed: hardcore material filling, rolling and density test of the second and third layers of the foundation.

 

December, 2006: Work completed: site clearance, earthwork in excavation for foundation, sand pile easing; work in progress: hardcore filling, stone masonry work for the compound wall (1.95m). These together comprise 10% of the total work.

 

November, 2006: Progress made in survey, material procurement, boundary walls, rolling of foundation base and gravel filling for foundation.

View photos of work up to November, 2006...

 

September, 2006: The construction work started on September 9, 2006.

 

July 7, 2006: Ground breaking ceremony was conducted by Rinpoche, attended by representatives of the monasteries of various countries. Rinpoche and participating monks and nuns blessed the ground through a series of chants starting with the practice of Vajrayogini. After breaking the ground and placing a Bodhisattva Ksitigarbha vase at the center of the site, Rinpoche made the keynote speech.

View photos of the ground breaking ceremony...

 

May 7, 2006: Contract between the Lumbini Development Trust and the United Trungram Buddhist Foundation, Nepal signed to develop LUM.


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