Indian Green Building Council

Housing Ministry to support affordable, sustainable and scalable green buildings

Housing Ministry to support affordable, sustainable and scalable green buildings
The Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation plans to map the needs and requirements for affordable housing. They plan to work closely with all the stakeholders in promoting Green Affordable Housing. They also plan to work with the State Governments closely so that the project can be executed with efficiency. The ministry has proposed to [...] Continue Reading »

IGBC launches three rating system for rating green buildings

IGBC launches three rating system for rating green buildings
Today the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) announced three rating systems to cover schools, metro rail projects and new buildings. Prem C Jain the Chairman of IGBC stated that the New Building Rating System comes into force because IGBC and US Green Building Council have parted ways on the LEED certification programme. The launching of [...] Continue Reading »

Green Buildings: The future of residential and commercial real estate

Green Buildings: The future of residential and commercial real estate
In residential as well as commercial segments, the ‘Green’ buildings are becoming popular. More and more developers are showing interest in offering eco-friendly options and they are making the ‘Green’ buildings popular. Although the concept has been around for almost a decade, it is gaining momentum only now. In the US, Europe, Australia and all [...] Continue Reading »

Green buildings: Buyer sentiments improve for a greener tomorrow

Green buildings: Buyer sentiments improve for a greener tomorrow
The new government’s intent to develop 100 “Smart Cities” has created quite a buzz in the realty sector. The government allocated Rs 7,060 crore for these in the Budget last month. The use of information and communications technologies (ICTs) in most of the smart cities will have to adhere to green building norms and reduce [...] Continue Reading »

Mahindra World City to become the first IGBC certified Green Township

Mahindra World City to become the first IGBC certified Green Township
The Mahindra Lifespace developers which is the infrastructure division of the $16.5 billion Mahindra Group stated that its Mahindra World City township has got the Stage I certification under the India Green Building Council (IBGC) Green Townships. Mahindra World City which is the Special Economic Zone of Mahindra Lifespace Developers is located near the Singaperumal [...] Continue Reading »

Important measures need to be taken up for green technology; Says experts

Important measures need to be taken up for green technology; Says experts
The Modi government should take up tough measures to make sure that green technology is being used in matters of construction and realty space according to experts. This is primarily because of the massive and quick urbanisation the country is about to face. According to the CBRE South Asia Chairman and Managing Director Anshuman Magazine, [...] Continue Reading »

Green Buildings of tomorrow- New Mantra for IGBC

Green Buildings of tomorrow- New Mantra for IGBC
There is some good news for the environmentalists and eco-friendly people. Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) today said over 2 billion square feet area of green building projects has been registered so far and is targeting to have 10 billion square feet by 2022. In the last few years the green building movement has taken momentum [...] Continue Reading »

Indian Realty Space to See More Use of Green Technology

Indian Realty Space to See More Use of Green Technology
As India embraces urbanisation and confidently walks the talk of development, the new government’s next step should be to introduce stringent measures in favour of the use of green technology in the construction and realty space, say experts. CBRE South Asia Chairman and Managing Director, Anshuman Magazine says the construction and property markets are set [...] Continue Reading »

Green buildings achieve a major landmark

Green buildings achieve a major landmark
Mr. S Raghupathy, Executive Director of CII-Godrej Green Business Council, says that this is an important development in the country and has caught the attention of commercial buildings, Government offices, heritage buildings and homes as the price has decreased over the years. He also concluded that the price of establishing a green building varies upon [...] Continue Reading »

Paarth Infra to invest Rs 5,000 cr in UP realty projects

Paarth Infra to invest Rs 5,000 cr in UP realty projects
During this calendar year, Realtor Paarth Infrabuild has intended to invest about Rs 5,000 crore in different projects to be launched in Uttar Pradesh. Paarth Director and Promoter Pradeep Misra told sources, the real estate projects would primarily be launched in Lucknow, Noida and Kanpur. He informed, “We aim to develop area aggregating 12 million [...] Continue Reading »



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