By Accommodation Times Bureau
New Delhi, February 28, 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.
Under this collaboration, Vatika Group is committed to obtain GRIHA rating for its significant upcoming and future projects. As part of the MoU, GRIHA Council will be helping VATIKA in setting up a project implementation unit for executing GRIHA Certification and shall work with VATIKA to maximize awareness and outreach on green initiatives through publicity campaign, marketing, collaterals and dedicated link to GRIHA Council website. VATIKA along with collaboration of GRIHA Council shall establish a review committee to monitor and provide guidance for smooth implementation of the green building initiative.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Alok Mehta, (Vice President-, Vatika Ltd.) said, “For over three decades, Vatika has consistently focused on creating developments that are people oriented and designed for a sustainable future. In pursuance of this vision we have always adopted principles of environment conservation, and sustainability in all our projects. Vatika’s collaboration with GRIHA will help us to take our commitment towards environment to a new level. With GRIHA’s scientific and comprehensive approach towards sustainable development, we can ensure that our developments are built according to the best practices and benchmarks.”
Mr. Sanjay Seth (Chief Executive Officer, GRIHA Council) remarked, “I welcome the initiative taken by VATIKA towards integrating green concepts in their future projects. We, at GRIHA Council, undertake to build up internal capacities within the VATIKA to obtain GRIHA rating for their upcoming housing and commercial projects. “It is heartening to see the solidarity expressed by the developers with the brand “GRIHA” to embark on this transformative journey towards green habitats”.