Message from the Director of Management
and Planning Organization of
Dr. Nematollah Torki
Building Information Modeling (BIM) can be called one of the operational and effective steps regarding the realization of the resistance economy and creating career opportunities for the educated majority of the people. This process by a development in the traditional process has led to the presentation of an innovative approach in engineering, construction, and management of construction and industrial projects in the country, and therefore, it will have significant impacts on the reduction of time and cost of construction and productivity of the projects. This process, which is used widely in international level, leads to the development in the level of implementing the technical and specialized knowledge among the expert majority of employers, consulting engineers and contractors, and hence, a lot of career opportunities are provided for university graduates. Management and planning organization of Tehran Province with understanding the importance and necessity of this topic’s implementation in the technical and executive system of the country and with the support of the program and budget organization of the country in duration of the last two years have managed a lot of activities toward facilitating the implementation and spreading of this topic. Also, in February 2018, the implementation of BIM process was unveiled by Mr. Nobakht, the Vice President and chairman of planning and budget organization of Iran, and by the attendance of Mr. Mohseni Bandpey, Tehran’s honorable governor. The most important measures can be mentioned such as initiating a development of the BIM implementation document in the technical and executive system of the country as one of the most important development documents in the City of Tehran. The development process of this document started in order to achieve the resistance economy and with cooperation of Iran’s University of Science and Industry and with the supervision of Sharif Industry University, and so far, 950 people for teamwork hours and 35 specialized sessions have been held in this regard. Meanwhile, holding conferences and workshops is the important measure in order to increase the knowledge of the engineering majority of the country on this process and sharing the successful experiences.