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IGBC felicitates 90 Green buildings projects
The Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) in the year 2012-13 has felicitated 90 projects from a wide spectrum of buildings including- Government buildings, commercial buildings, offices, hotels, hospitals, IT Parks, banks, etc. (Annexure Enclosed)

Plaques and certificates were presented today at the Award Distribution Function organised at Green Building Congress 2013, Chennai. Presenting the plaques & certificates to the Green certified projects, Mr Vikram Kapur, IAS, Principal Secretary and Commissioner, Corporation of Chennai, said that going Green was an attitude of the mind and a commitment to the nature.

"Going green, therefore, is to accept the responsibility that our presence on earth has led to certain negative externalities like polluting the environment. "We have the responsibility to undo this", he added.

"India is one of the top three countries pursuing the path of green buildings with a building footprint of 1.65 Billion sq.ft. This has been possible with the efforts of people from different areas of profession, business and services", Mr C N Raghavendran, Chairman, IGBC, Chennai Chapter, said. Dr Prem C Jain, chairman, IGBC, also addressed the gathering. Mr Ajit Chordia, Vice-Chair, IGBC- Chennai Chapter, proposed vote of thanks.

24 October 2013

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