(a) Name the agency responsible for making quake proof houses ?
(b) What are seismic zones ?
(c) Give some suggestions how the houses should be made in seismic zones.
A. (a) The technique to develop quake proof houses has been developed by Central Building
Research Institute, Roorkee.
(b) The seismic zones are those areas which are prone to earthquakes. They are the areas lying on the boundaries of the plates.
(c) (?) The houses in seismic zones should be symmetrical.
(??) The foundation of the building should be deep.
(Hi) Roofs should be of light material and the fixtures should be light.