For smooth running, leave open space in east, north

For smooth running, leave open space in east, north

The running of a manufacturing unit or factory into trouble has a cascading effect on all departments of an entire company affecting employment and...

The running of a manufacturing unit or factory into trouble has a cascading effect on all departments of an entire company affecting employment and sales. It is utmost important that a factory is according to vastushastra for smooth functioning of the manufacturing unit. The sloping of floors should be towards east, north and north-east; more open space should be left in the east and north side.

Building's height can be equal in all sides; otherwise south and western sides should not be taller in height as compared to east and north. Bore well; underground reservoir, sink, pools, swimming pools etc. should be located in the north-east or eastern zone, preferably between mid east and north east. Staircases should always be provided in south west part of the building. Overhead water tank should be erected in south west and its height should be more than that of building's height in north east corner.

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Toilets may be placed in north west or south east. Weighbridge or weighing machines may be placed in north-west or central east. Parking of heavy vehicles like trucks, tractors, trolleys or cranes etc, should be on the road outside or if it is to be inside, they should be parked in south west zone. Cycles, scooter, cars, light commercial vehicles can be parked in north-west, north or east side of buildings. North-east should always be free from any parking of vehicles.

Lawns with big avenue trees can be developed on the southern and western sides. Small lawns with fountains etc (without big trees) can be developed in north-east, north and east also. Here only small plants can be grown. Administrative and other office blocks can be constructed in north, east, south or south-west keeping the heights of these buildings lower than that of main factory. Staff quarters may be built on east without touching east wall, in north, west or south-east. Multi-storeyed flats may be constructed in south zone without touching the main factory building.

Staff canteen should be placed in south east while the guard room should be placed near the gates in such a position that the guards can see the approaching persons, vehicles etc. without any obstruction. North-east direction should be avoided for a guard room or security cabin. For east facing gate the security office should be on south-east side of the gate, and for north facing gate it should be on the north-west side.

Time office should be placed near gate for the entry of the workers but not in the southern direction. Heavy plants and machineries should be erected in west, south and south-west zones leaving the north-west and south-east corners. The north-east side and the centre of the building should be avoided for placing heavy machineries.

Light and auxiliary machines, work equipments and tools can be placed in the eastern and northern sides except in north-east, north-west and south-east corners. Generator, boilers, ovens, oil fired or electric furnaces, switch gears, capacitors, transformers, control panels, smoke chimney etc. all should be located in the south east saide.

Heavy raw materials stores may be placed in south-west, south or west. Semi processed materials can be stocked in south or west sides. Finished goods stores, packing and forwarding can be in north-west, in east or south-east. North-west is preferable and north-east should always be avoided. Maintenance workshop may be in the south, south-west avoiding north-east and the centre. Maintenance and consumable stores should be nearer to the workshop.

A temple (even a small will do) in the north-east corner and should be built and maintained neat and clean. No material should be stacked here. Toilets in the administrative building or in other parts of factory or mill should be built in the south-east or north-west area and if septic tank is to be built for that purpose, it should be built in between north and or between east and south-east.

The internal arrangement of the office should be such that seating arrangements are at the south-west facing either in the north or east. Accounts, computers etc. should be north facing and placed in the south-east, east or north region. The door of the office should be made built in north-east, south-east or north-west region. The main entrance of the factory should be situated towards north, east or north-east to gain excellent profits.

The entrance door should always be of a greater size. The finished products should be taken out of factory through the door in the north-west direction. This will ensure quicker disposal of finished products and greater profits for the company.

The south and west area of the compound should never be kept empty or vacant. The storeroom of the factory should be in the south or west direction. The storeroom may be extended from south towards the west. This will provide great assistance for continuous flow of goods in and out of the factory.

It is very important to keep the north-east area of the compound and the inside of the premises very clean and open or empty. The office in the factory should be located in the northern or eastern direction. During business deals and discussions, the owner should always face the north or east direction for reaping greater benefit from the deal.

-Chivukula Raghavendra Sarma Vastu expert at Siri Sampadha Vasthu Consultancy, [email protected], Mob. 9642706128
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