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Green benefits for eco-friendly buildings 31.7.2014 DNA: Urban Tales
Pune: Even as the ESR shows Pune losing its green cover, Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) says there is an increase in green buildings in city. According to IGBC, this year, at least 40 residential and commercial complex get green building certifications including the pre-certificates. A relative increase than last year which accounted for only 7 - 8 certifications. "Last year it was only 7-8 certifications in institutes and organizations. This year there are residential complexes applying for Green Building certification, especially pre certificates," said Poorva Keskar, vice chairman of IGBC, Pune chapter. Out of the 40, 10 to 15 are pre-certifications, which are certificates awarded to under construction buildings using eco-friendly material along with implementing water and energy conservation techniques. Asking Anagha Paranjpe, member of IGBC, Pune on what qualifies a building for the coveted Green ratings, she said, "It is like a competition, we have points allotted for each system. We check ...
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Scouts and guides take out rainwater harvesting rally 29.7.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Scouts and guides take out rainwater harvesting rally
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Past Cong Govts Ruined Irrigation, Says Babu 29.7.2014 The New Indian Express - Andhra Pradesh - http://newindianexpress.com/states/andhra_pradesh/
Alleging that the previous Congress governments in the state ruined the irrigation sector for
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No problem for water scarcity: Minister 29.7.2014 Kangla Online
No problem for water scarcity: Minister
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Srirangam temple renovation in full swing 28.7.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Srirangam temple renovation in full swing
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Check dam near Tiruvaiyaru to irrigate 5,891 acres 28.7.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Check dam near Tiruvaiyaru to irrigate 5,891 acres
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Plan to recycle water in household underway 28.7.2014 Allahabad - City - The Times of India
Apart from making optimum measures to check ground water level through rooftop rainwater harvesting system and creation of ponds, officials of groundwater department have decided to propagate recycling of used water coming out from kitchen and bathroom water.
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Rally for RWH 27.7.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Rally for RWH
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COIMBATORE TODAY 27.7.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
COIMBATORE TODAY
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Corporation begins crackdown on buildings without RWH structures 27.7.2014 Hindu: Coimbatore
Coimbatore Corporation on Saturday cracked the whip on buildings without rainwater harvesting structures by disconnecting water supply to a building on Palakkad Main Road in Kuniamuthur. Assistant...
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Govt bans extraction of water by new units in critical areas 27.7.2014 Chennai News, Tamil News, Chennai City News, Tamil Nadu News | TOI City News
A government order dated July 23, with “regulations for management” of groundwater meant to come into force with immediate effect, has made it illegal to draw water in blocks where groundwater extraction is 90% or ...
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City school bags gold certificate by IGBC, LEED UK 26.7.2014 Vadodara - City - The Times of India
City-based Cygnus World School has achieved the green building standards required under the Leadership in Energy and Environment Design (LEED UK) for India green building rating system.
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14 parks have taken up RWH 26.7.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
14 parks have taken up RWH
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Harvest rainwater; avail discount in water bills 25.7.2014 deccanherald.com
In a move to increase the extent of water harvesting under the Mysore City Corporation (MCC) limits, the Standing Committee on Town Planning and Development would recommend provision of discounts in water bills for such residences. Moreover, officials of MCC, who have been lethargic in encouraging the implementation of the technique, have also been instructed to create awareness programmes about the same. At a meeting held here on Friday, M V Ramprasad, chairman of the Committee said that there were regulations which mandated that rain water harvesting be encouraged in all major cities of the country, so as to address water shortage issues. "Rather than making it compulsory for residents to set up mechanisms for harvesting, we will encourage them to do so by providing discounts in water bills," he said. The Committee will take up the proposal in the next Council meeting. Whether the Corporation can provide subsidies to implement the technique at residences, will also be discussed, he said. During the ...
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MCC to promote rainwater harvesting 25.7.2014 Hindu: National
Discount in water bills for households ready to harvest rainwater
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Safeguarding Interests of Muga Silk Farmers of Assam 25.7.2014 Govt of india: PIB
Production of Muga Silk in Assam as well as in country during the last five years period is given below, which indicates Muga silk production, has shown an increasing trend and therefore, it is not on the verge of extinction.
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Talking to the rain man 25.7.2014 Hindu: Chennai
It’s that time of year when we should start worrying about our rain water harvesting systems and get them ready for the coming rains. Dr. Sekhar Raghavan, RWH pioneer, Chennai’s rain man, and the director of the city-based Rain Centre shares some tips
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‘Approach the water crisis in a holistic manner’ 25.7.2014 Projects Monitor
Mahathi Parashuram,Head – Public Affairs, Grundfos Pumps India Pvt. Ltd
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Centre financing schemes for sewage treatment plants: Minister 25.7.2014 Zee News : India National
The Union government is impressing upon state governments and municipal bodies to incorporate rain water harvesting projects in their urban and country plans, Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said on Thursday.
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Science exhibition draws many visitors 24.7.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Science exhibition draws many visitors
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