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Maha signs MoU with Centre's GRIHA council for green buildings

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

The government today signed an MoU with the Centres Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment (GRIHA) Council to train state officials to rate government buildings.

A release issued today said that was the first state to sign such an MoU.

As per the agreement signed today, the GRIHA Council, a rating body under the Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, would train PWD's civil and electrical engineers and architects to rate government buildings as per its parameters, an official statement said.

said the aim was to encourage environment-friendly buildings.

In January this year, the and the had signed a MoU to construct government complexes as buildings which would minimise the use of while optimising the use of natural light and

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First Published: Fri, May 11 2018. 22:50 IST