Press Release

Sustainable future starts with Sustainable Habitats - Mr. Rajeev Kapoor, Secretary, MNRE at 8th GRIHA Summit

02 Mar 2017

The GRIHA Council, in conjunction with the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Government of India, inaugurated the 8th GRIHA Summit with 'Transforming Habitats' as the theme today.

Regional business models can be the local solutions to global problems: TERI

28 Feb 2017

TERI in collaboration with Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCC&I) brought together multiple stakeholder groups to deliberate on the need to adopt efficient and transformative approaches for sustainable development of urban centres on varied aspects. The Dialogue was attended by senior representatives from government organizations, think tanks and top Indian conglomerates, and saw deliberations that focused on the theme of sustainable waste and water management and transforming habitats.

GRIHA SPARSH platform bridges the gap between economic viability and resource efficiency for green building concept

27 Feb 2017

Through Sparsh, GRIHA intends to build awareness and increase outreach and acceptability of green building concept among the masses.

VATIKA Limited commits to obtaining GRIHA Rating for its green projects

23 Feb 2017

One of the leading developers in the National Capital Region (NCR, India) Vatika Group announced its collaboration with the GRIHA Council for implementation of the Green Building concepts and the GRIHA Rating variants for VATIKA projects. Vatika Group is committing to register more than 5 million sq.ft building footprint for GRIHA Rating.

India has a 10-year window in which no new investments likely in coal, gas or nuclear capacities

13 Feb 2017

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) today unveiled the findings of its study report "Transitions in the Indian Energy Sector - Macro Level Analysis of Demand and Supply Side Options". This report was released alongside two others - one by the Electricity Transitions Commission (ETC), and the other by the Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE).

IREO announces tie-up with GRIHA for Green Rating for its projects

09 Feb 2017

India's first and largest real estate private equity firm, IREO, today announced its collaboration with the GRIHA Council for implementation of the Green Building concepts and the GRIHA Rating variants for IREO projects. IREO has already registered about 8 million square feet building footprint with GRIHA Council and is in process of registering an additional footprint of 2 million square feet.

Linking incentives to efficient resource use can multiply the benefits of the Union Budget

01 Feb 2017

The Union Budget 2017-18 is a continuation of the foundation built in last year’s Budget to ‘transform’ India. The Budget, however, while moving in the right direction in some key areas, stops short in others.

OTBL launches environment conservation programme for Gujarat schools

12 Jan 2017

ONGC TERI Biotech Limited (OTBL) has recently launched a new educational programme called 'Protectors of the Environment' to sensitize and motivate young school children and adults in environment conservation under its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives. This programme will employ several tools such as visual instruction and hands-on application and learning, which are designed to inspire children to translate 'thought' into 'action'.

Bestech Group to become first Real Estate Company to undertake GRIHA ratings for all its projects - Pan India

10 Jan 2017

Today at a triumphant set up, Bestech India Pvt. Ltd. and GRIHA council announced their Collaboration for promotion and implementation of Green Building Concept and Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment (GRIHA) rating system for all its projects - current and upcoming Pan India, aggregating nearly 12 million sq. ft.

Harnessing the potential of renewable energy is the key to economic development: TERI

09 Jan 2017

"Enhancing energy efficiency, ensuring electricity supply and decarbonisation of the power sector are essential for stable economic growth of India. Renewable energy plays an important role here and ensuring its integration with the grid is a key focus area," said Dr Ajay Mathur, Director General, TERI at the 7th India-Japan Energy Forum held today to expand the technology cooperation between the two countries. He added that among the several sectors where India and Japan can collaborate, the transport sector with focus on LNG can be of some interest to India.