One of India’s premier real estate & infrastructure consultants, Rudrabhishek Enterprises Pvt. Ltd. (REPL) recently organised the second annual J.P. Bhargava award for the Best Urban Planning thesis at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. The event assumes greater importance because of the participation from government bodies, academics and public & private institutions such as, NCRB, TCPO, HUDCO, IIPA, DDA, MCD, IUT, NCR Cell – UP, NPC, SPA, JMI, Amity University, Ansal, YEIDA, MoUD and other government bodies.
The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and Mahindra Lifespaces recently announced the creation of a Centre of Excellence (CoE) focused on improving energy efficiency in India’s residential buildings sector.
Arun Lakhani, CMD of one of the leading water management players, Vishvaraj Industries, recently complimented Prime Minister Narender Modi led government for taking host of initiatives for conservation, harvesting, recycling and treatment of scarce water and said sustainable efforts for water sector is a must in the face of rapid industrialisation and urbanisation.
Wave Infratech, one of India’s leading real estate developers, in collaboration with Ozone Networks, a leading Wi-Fi service provider, has signed a memorandum of association (MoA) with Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), to offer free high speed ‘Wi-Fi’ services to commuters. The internet services will be offered at ‘Wave City Centre Noida’ and ‘Wave Sec 18’ Metro Stations.
Indian Green Building Council (IGBC), part of CII and the Gujarat Institute of Housing & Estate Developers (GIHED) pledged to promote green buildings in Gujarat at the inaugural session of the 13th Edition of IGBC International Green Building Conference in Gandhinagar, Gujarat. As part of the pledge IGBC & GIHED aspires to facilitate construction of 10 million sq.ft. of green building footprint in next three years.
The Delhi government is seeking to transform the national capital into ‘Digital Delhi’ by leveraging technology to provide better livelihood, improved transportation and enhanced quality of life, stated Adarsh Shastri, Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Information & Technology, Government of NCT Delhi, while delivering his keynote address on ‘Digital Delhi – Digital Roadmap’ at FICCI’s Smart Cities Summit 2015.
Real Estate Regulation Bill which has received the nod from the Parliament Select Committee will be posed to the Cabinet shortly “and I propose to table it in the next session of Parliament,” stated M. Venkaiah Naidu, Minister of Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation and Parliamentary Affairs, Government of India, here today at FICCI’s Smart Cities Summit 2015 on the theme ‘100 Smart Cities: Mission Transform-Nation’.
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI) and the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) signed a groundbreaking agreement that will greatly accelerate the LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) certification of new and existing metro stations across the country.
The two-day Real Estate and Infrastructure Investors’ Summit 2015, organised by NAREDCO in association with APREA (Asia Pacific Real Estate Association), witnessed highly intensive and fruitful discussions on the second day of the summit.
Indian Green Building Council (IGBC), part of CII, in its efforts to further advance the green building movement in the country is organising the 13th edition of Green Building Congress 2015 (International Conference & Exhibition) on November 19-21, 2015 at Mahatma Mandir, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India.