ModRoof is a custom manufactured and modular roofing system for houses.

Product description Brand name and product description

ModRoof is an interlocking modular roofing system designed for low-income home owners. The commercialization of the product belongs to Pal Re Materials Pvt Ltd. The company is located in Changodar with operations in Ahmedabad, Mehsana, Vadodara, and Surat (India).

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

The company’s manufacturing and R&D facility is based in Changodar with operations in Ahmedabad, Mehsana, Vadodara and Surat. The company plans to expand to other regions in India such as Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, and Delhi.

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

Pal Re Materials Pvt Ltd


Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

2 – 3 USD per piece. Interview with manufacturer A ModRoof for a 23.2 m² slum home costs about 1,000 USD and can be paid with a loan from a micro-finance institution.

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

Current roofing options in the region for low-income households include tin sheets, cement sheets, plastic tarpaulin, reinforced concrete slabs or corrugated metal boards. Existing competitive solutions for cool roofs include solar-reflective white paint, Airlite louvered ventilators, and Thermocol false ceilings.

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Low-income households living in urban areas

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