ACKNOWLEDGEMENT The development of this project though it was an arduous task, has been successfully completed. We are pleased to express our thanks to these people, whose suggestions, comments and critics greatly encouraged us in the betterment of this project. We are extremely grateful to our course instructor Mr.G.Ram Chander (EXECUTIVE ENGINEER) for being a source of inspiration and for his constant support in the Estimation and Evaluation of the project. We are really thankful to Mr.Ch.Ramesh Babu (D.G.M) for his invaluable guidance and assistance, without which the accomplishment of the task would have never been possible. We also thank our Head of the Department Mr.J.Srinivas for giving us permission to do this project work and also acted as our internal guide for giving us valuable suggestions and proper guidance in the preparation of this work. We are thankful to them all for their constant constructive criticism and invaluable suggestions, which benefited us a lot while developing the project on “ESTIMATION AND COSTING OF RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS”. They have been a constant source of inspiration and motivation for hard work. They have been very co-operative throughout this project work. Through this column, it would be our utmost pleasure to express our warm thanks to them for their encouragement, co-operation and consent without which we mightn’t be able to accomplish this project. We also express our gratitude for providing us the infrastructure to carry out the project work and to all staff members who were directly and indirectly helped in enabling us to stay committed for the project.