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Prem Jain Memorial Trust Celebrates Harit-Prem Bharat Utsav

Prem Jain Memorial Trust Celebrates Harit-Prem Bharat Utsav

Events
Prem Jain Memorial Trust organised week long celebrations titled Harit-Prem Bharat Mahotsav from January 23 to 29, 2019. A Memorial Address on 28 January 2019 at India Habitat Center (Delhi) was also part of the celebrations. The Chief Guest of the occasion was Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan Dr. V. K. Saraswat, presently member of NITI Aayog and Chancellor, JNU. Padma Shri Architect G. Shankar also graced the occasion. Dr. Prem C Jain is known to be the key architect of the modern green building movement in India. He ushered in a paradigm shift in the way buildings are conceived and designed worldwide. He worked to facilitate India's tall stand in the global green building movement and always aspired for "Bharat to emerge as jagat guru in Sustainable Built Environment”. “It is my h
The Perks Of Living In An Eco-Friendly Home

The Perks Of Living In An Eco-Friendly Home

Green Living
The world, as we know it, is being pushed to the brink of annihilation every day as pollution and deforestation are increasing by the day. Perturbed by these unsavoury (un)developments, several celebrities and environmental activists are rightfully switching to eco-friendly living practices as they see a huge scope for green living. But this movement of shifting to eco-friendly homes shouldn’t only be limited to the people mentioned above. You need to know about the advantages of living green before making the switch. Well, read this article to find out how an eco-friendly home can benefit you. 1. Saves You the Money! Although, eco-friendly living options are still in the nascent stages in India, they are soon picking up the pace with a majority of the environmentally conscious c

Environmental News and Media Roundup for Week 8, 2013

Green Alert
Weekly environmental news roundup from across different media networks for week 8 (starting February 18, 2013) 2013 1. Growth takes a toll on marsh lands in Jahangirpuri Environmentalists will make a fresh attempt to save the ecologically sensitive marshes — a mix of wetland and grassland — in north Delhi’s Jahangirpuri from what they term “a concrete onslaught”. 2. Jal board to spruce up water tanker service Delhiites can look forward to a relatively trouble-free tanker service this summer with the Delhi Jal Board planning to roll out GPS-enabled steel body tankers to replace its existing rickety fleet in about two-three weeks. 3. Govt to check water guzzling by top hotels The trappings of luxury and comfort at Delhi’s five-star hotels don’t cost you money alone. In its

Monday Feature: Green News and Media Roundup for Week 45, 2011

Green Alert
Weekly environmental news roundup from across different media networks for week 45 (starting November 7), 2011. 1. CWG construction added to pollution Frenzied construction activities carried out for the Commonwealth Games last year, and increasing number of vehicles being added to the city roads every year are some of the factors responsible for polluting Delhi's air. 2. DTC headquarters to be modernised The decks have been cleared for giving the Delhi Transport Corporation headquarters at I.P. Bus Depot on Ring Road a new look with the construction of a modern green building and introduction of a new traffic circulation plan within and around the depot premises. 3. NDMC mulls hike in charges New Delhi Municipal Council is planning to increase parking charges at NDMC pa...
Celebrating ‘World Green Building Week’ for Sustainable Development

Celebrating ‘World Green Building Week’ for Sustainable Development

Green Alert
The week starting September 20th until September 26th marks the 'World Green Building Week' and is celebrated annually to draw attention to the role of green buildings in the creation of healthier and more sustainable communities. The Indian Green Building Council defines a green building as one which uses less water, optimises energy efficiency, conserves natural resources, generates less waste and provides healthier spaces for occupants, as compared to a conventional building." We at the Delhi Greens Blog spoke to Daman Sood, a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), to learn about his views on the benefits, trend and future of green buildings in India, upcoming 'eco' real estate and the 'Green' claimed Commonwealth Games 2010. IEEE is th...

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