Need to promote the construction of green buildings in the country: Government – government needs to promote the construction of green buildings in the country

Need to promote the construction of green buildings in the country: Government – government needs to promote the construction of green buildings in the country

New Delhi, Jun 24 (PTI) Additional Secretary in the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs Surendra Kumar Bagde on Thursday said that construction of eco-friendly green buildings should be promoted across the country.

He said that for this, an awareness campaign should also be run so that people can know that there is not much difference in the construction cost of green buildings by following the traditional method of building in normal way and environmental protection.

National Real Estate Development Council (NAREDCO), Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) organized a webinar on ‘India’s Leadership Role in Enhancing Green Building Construction’.

Addressing the webinar, Bagde said that green building construction concept should be promoted in Tier II and Tier III cities also.

According to a statement issued by NAREDCO, Bagde said that all necessary laws and regulations are in place to help developers build green buildings.

“The construction cost of green buildings is slightly higher than usual,” the statement said. But it is better to build green buildings. India ranks third globally in terms of construction of green buildings after China and Canada and may also reach the first position by the year 2022.

Emphasizing on greater greenery in cities, NAREDCO Chairman Rajeev Talwar said, “Though this may not be possible in many cities, the more we go in this direction, the more likely we are to increase greenery. able.

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