Category: Green Cities

Vijayawada Railway Station Gets ‘Gold Rating’ For Green Measures

  Vijayawada railway station, one of the busiest railway junctions in the country, has received Gold Rating by the Indian Green Building Council. Council Chairman Meka Vijaya Sai presented the gold rating shield to Divisional Railway Manager R Dhananjayulu. The IGBC-CII, with the support of the Environment Directorate of Indian Railways, developed the Green Railway […]

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Secunderabad, Kacheguda Railway Stations all set to join “Eco Smart” bandwagon

  After getting recognition as Green Stations, Secunderabad and Kacheguda railway stations are now ready to join the “Eco-Smart” league. These two stations of the city are included in the list of 36 railway stations selected throughout the country for development as Eco-Smart stations when complying with environmental standards for the “ISO-14001” certification of the […]

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German firms to share Knowledge on Green Building Projects

Andhra Pradesh Energy Department and Capital Region Development Authority (APCRDA) to get financial and technical assistance from several global institutions of Germany in executing green building projects in the capital city of Amaravati through Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE). Germany-based companies have given assurance to the officials of AP State Energy Conservation Mission (APSECM) on […]

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IGBC green cities rates Amaravati as ‘Platinum’ city

Amaravati, the capital of Andhra Pradesh has been designated as the Platinum’ city by Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) green cities rating. It is for the first time in the country that an entire city has been given a platinum rating. The IGBC has given the rating on the basis of the parameters including; city […]

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A green budget for 2018-19

The Delhi Assembly passed a INR 53,000 crore budget for the financial year 2018-19 with a major focus on green initiatives to combat the rising air pollution levels in the capital. Arvind Kejriwal, Chief Minister of Delhi and Manish Sisodia, Deputy Chief Minister, asserted that the budget covers all the sections of the society. Talking […]

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Kerala unveils Indias first green mall

The INR 10,000 crore Malabar Group is set to unveil Indias first green mall in Kerala harnessing a slew of environment-friendly initiatives. In its first phase, Mall of Travancore (MoT) incurred a cost of about INR 400 crore. Work on the second phase would start soon and will be completed by 2020, said MP Ahammed, […]

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