GRIHA council organised a 'Sustainability Fair' under Prayavaran Rakashak Programme 2.0 as a prelude to the 15th GRIHA Summit
November 4, 2023 |
November 4, 2023
India Education Diary
Taking a step forward for engaging students and teachers in sustainability, GRIHA Council has conducted an awareness event, the Prayavaran Rakashak Programme, based on the theme "Earth ko Anarth se Bachaye" as an initiative to engage multiple stakeholders and inculcate the values of sustainability in them. This platform provides opportunities for students to showcase their understanding on sustainability. The event was held 3 November 2023 at the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.
City-centered climate action: Measuring progress for tangible change
September 5, 2023
| The Financial Express
India's G20 presidency has taken commendable steps to empower cities and elevate their role in the fight against climate change says Mr Sanjay Seth, Senior Fellow and Senior Director, Sustainable Buildings Division, TERI and Ms Rhea Srivastava, Associate Fellow, Transport and Urban Governance Division, TERI.
Indian Army's new Thal Sena Bhawan will conform to GRIHA-IV green norms
September 4, 2023 |
September 4, 2023
The Indian Army's new Thal Sena Bhawan (TSB), coming up on a sprawling 39 acre site with a built-up area of 143,450 sq.m., boasts of several green measures conforming with GRIHA-IV (Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment) norms. It has been designed for a building life of about 100 years, and is earthquake-resistant, according to C.P. Kukreja Architects, who have been awarded the project. The building will be ready by May-June 2025.
New Parliament building has inbuilt processes to make it energy efficient
May 28, 2023 |
June 14, 2023
The Times of India
The new parliament building, to be inaugurated by PM Mr Modi on 28 May 2023, boasts of an inbuilt process that makes it highly efficient in energy, water and other inputs utilisation and has green building certification of GRIHA (Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment) 5 Star. The government sources said there is provision of a decentralised sewage treatment plant that will recycle water and use it for flushing and irrigation needs. "Also, native vegetation is used to minimise irrigation needs with irrigation done efficiently with systems like drip irrigation.
Mahindra-TERI Centre of Excellence launches report on sky modelling and CIE sky type finder tool
November 29, 2022 |
November 29, 2022
MTCoE released a technical report, guidebook, and online toolkit (sky type finder) defining sky luminance across various sky conditions in landlocked cities. Mr Sanjay Seth, senior director, TERI, emphasized that sky modelling is one of the research activities being carried out at MTCoE with an aim to categorize the sky patterns subset from the CIE standard general sky that best represents the sky luminance distribution in Gurugram.
Gurugram rising water crisis demands immediate attention
October 25, 2022
The Millennium City is developing its way into a severe water crisis. There is a need to ramp up water infrastructure such as water meters, pipelines, treatment plant capacities, to meet the demands of rising population. An immediate intervention for restoring the dying water bodies such as lakes, ponds, bundhs, etc. should be done.