December 18, 2014

Dr. K.B. Sood, MD Nous Hospital Consultants Pvt. Ltd. is honored by Indian Plumbing Association for Distinguished Contribution in Uniform Plumbing Code – India.

The Uniform Plumbing Code – India (UPC-I) is the first ever plumbing code developed by the Indian Plumbing Industry itself, to achieve its mission –“Better Plumbing for Better Living”.

IPA has forged an alliance with International Association of Plumbing & Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) to launch UPC-I. It is a model code of design, installation and maintenance of plumbing systems in India. The first UPC-I was launched in 2008.

UPC-I benefits include:

  • Tried and tested international plumbing codes tailored for India.
  • Reduction in potential hazards ensuring safe sanitary and plumbing systems.
  • Setting standards in designs and installations.
  • Lowering in construction costs.
  • Flexibility to adapt new innovations and technologies.
  • Contribution towards community well-being.
  • A base document for future plumbing education and training.