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Welcome to the Institute for Lean Construction Excellence (ILCE)

We are a non-profit company established in November 2008 and registered u/s 12AA of the Income Tax Act, 1961.

Premier Institute in India for Lean Construction, its propagation and its application.

Lean Construction focuses on improvement of performance of the construction industry and its individual projects. The inefficiency in the construction industry and wastage is reckoned, as 50-60% abroad, and definitely more so in India.

What we do


Creating value for the Construction Industry by enabling its stakeholders develop and internalize Lean Concepts and Culture.


To be a leading institution globally, that helps transform and create significant Value for organizations in the Construction and Real Estate ecosystem by adopting and enabling Lean practices leading to Lean culture.

Our Objectives
Our Objectives

What we promise as an institution

  • check To develop and disseminate lean practices in construction.
  • check Add value to all stakeholders through faster & more reliable project delivery.
  • check Promote co-operation between academic & research institutions and industry.

Our Members

Mr. Anup Mathew
Mr. S.C Dixit
Mr. Giridhar Rajagopalan
Mr. Devarajan Chinnusamy
Prop. Koshy Varghese
Mr. Sagar Gandhi
Mr. Sagar Gandhi
Mr. Sagar Gandhi
Mr. Sagar Gandhi
Mr. Sagar Gandhi


Latest News Highlights

23 Jun 2021

MoTC signs memorandum of co-operation with LCI-Qatar

The Ministry of Transport and Communications signed a memorandum of co-operation with the Lean Construction Institute Qatar (LCI-Qatar) to enhance co-operation in such a way that serves the engineering and construction industry in Qatar.

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16 Jun 2021

Sustainable construction in the Gulf: building a greener future?

As industries around the world increasingly turn towards environmental, social and governance (ESG) strategies to support their recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic, focus is sharpening on sustainable construction in the Middle East.

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02 Dec 2019

FT Student wins Best Paper Award at ILCC 2019

Jay Shah (FT PG '17) won the Best Paper Award for his paper titled ‘Matrix of Measure - Assessing Last Planner System Effectiveness’ during the valedictory session at the Indian Lean Construction Conference (ILCC) 2019. The conference, organized in Pune between 14-16 Nov, aimed to popularize the concepts of lean construction in India. The paper received appreciation for showcasing a symbiotic relationship between industry and academia.

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