The institute was formed during the year 1989 in the name of CENTRE FOR AWARENESS IN CONSTRUCTION AND ENGINEERING (CACE). The office was located at Karnataka State Contractors Association Building, Basavangudi, Near K R Road, Bangalore.
From October 1989 to October 1993 the institute was successfully conducted 40 training programmes which were well recognised in the construction fraternity. Then after the predecessors, likeminded and dedicated professionals have decided to make the institute more effectual and self driven for empowering India’s construction workforce.
During the year 1993 in the December month, it was registered as REGIONAL INSTITUTE OF CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT AND RESEARCH (RICMAR). The institute has been shifted to UVCE Alumni Association Indian Concrete Institute Bangalore. The institute was registered as Trust under Societies Registration Act 1960.
After two years it was again repositioned by renting at Malleshwaram. The institute has productively conducted 250 training programmes under the Logo of REGIONAL INSTITUTE OF CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT AND RESEARCH (RICMAR).
With the aim of promoting education, training , skill formation at grass root level to middle level managers in the construction trades and management the institute has passed resolution and renamed the institution as INSTITUTE FOR RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINGING OF CONSTRUCTION TRADES AND MANAGEMENT(INSTRUCT) in February 1997.
In December 1997, the institute was shifted to UVCE Alumni Association Building, K.R Circle Bangalore by Lease Agreement for 10years. UVCE AA permitted the institute to construct 1400sqft area for Office space at first floor.
During the year 2004, the institute amendments were approved by forming Memorandum of Association in the name Byelaw of INSTRUCT.
The following are the Founder Members for the signatories to the Memorandum of Association and Rules and Regulations.
Late Sri. A Nagabhushan Rau – was the Retired Jt. Managing Director & Civil Engineer, Bangalore
Late.Sri. H Vishwanath Rao – was the Contractor, Builders and Civil Engineer, Standard Construction Co. Bangalore
Late Sri. C Thiagarajan – was the Civil Engineer, Divisional Head, DOS, ISRO, Bangalore
Sri. H K Nanjundaswamy –Consultant, Professor and Civil Engineers , The Designer and Developers, Bangalore
Sri. R Sundram– The Architects & Consultants, Sundram Architects, Bangalore,
Sri. Giridhar Virendra – Architects, Bangalore,
Sri. M.S Ramaswamy – Structural Consultant, MSR Consultants, Bangalore
Sri. K S Radhakrishnan– Retd. Chief Civil Engineers
Sri. M P V Shenoi – Deputy Director – General (Works)(Retd) Civil Engineer, Management Consultants
Sri. Umesh B Rao – Structural Consultants, Bangalore
Sri. JJR Muthayya – Civil Engineering Consultants, Bangalore
Sri. Dr. N Ramprakash – Structural Consultants, Bangalore
Sri. Prof. Bhaskar Rao – Executive Director, Bangalore
Sri. Dr. P. Narayana Reddy – The Educationist and was the President of UVCE Alumni Association.
By the time of year 2009 the institute has completed successful 550 programmes by training around 17,000 construction workers and now the institute made a difference with 1150 programmes by training nearly 30,000 construction staffs.