Indira Paryavaran Bhawan

Indira Paryavaran Bhawan is an amalgamation of Architectural and Environmental Planning based on sustainable strategies. The Bhawan located at Aliganj, Jor Bagh, New Delhi is MoEF (Ministry of Environment and Forest) new workplace accommodating 600 official features environmental provisions to achieve onsite net zero level. It is a set example that impinges the society consciousness towards environment awareness for adopting green building concepts.  It is constructed on total area 30,914 sqm covering more than 50% of the outside area with plants and grasses. The design is aimed to enhance energy and water conservation and optimization; reduced environmental impacts; best use of renewable natural resources; efficient working and maintenance of green building technologies; appropriate selection of biodiversity for green area/ soft area and amenities for differently-able people.

It’s a premier green rated building accoladed with GIRHA 5-star and LEED India Platinum with below mentioned measures adopted for maintaining eco sensitivity:

·         Effective air ventilation due to building orientation in East West direction.

·         Efficient in utilizing 75% of the natural daylight reducing energy consumption.

·         Sustain onsite power and harness system via roof top solar system.

·         Chilled Beam Air Conditioner save energy upto 40%.

·         Green materials like fly ash bricks, regional building materials, and materials with high recycled content, high reflectance terrace tiles and rock wool insulation of outer walls has been used in construction.

·         Renewable Bamboo Jute Composite material has been used for door frames & shutters.

·         Reduction in water consumption has been achieved by use of Low discharge water fixtures; recycling of waste water through Sewage Treatment Plant, use of plants with Low water demand in landscaping, rain water harvesting

·         Circulation roads and pathways floored with grass pavers blocks to enable ground water recharge.

·         It has an earthquake resistant structure.

Paryavaran Bhawan was inaugurated by former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh on 25th Feb 2014 and dedicated it to the nation. 

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Source: CPWD