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A Webinar Awareness on IGBC Green Homes rating system was organized by BAI Southern Centre on 29-7-2021 through zoom meeting inviting Guest Speakers Mr.PL. Muthukaruppan, Deputy Manager and Mr. K.Varadharajan, Associate Manager, Green Building Consultancy Services, Godrej & Boyce Manufacturing Co. Pvt. Ltd. Bengaluru. The Webinar was well attended by our members. The meeting was started with the welcome address of Centre Chairman, Mr. L. Shantha Kumar and inaugural address delivered by Chief Guest Mr. S.Ayyanathan Vice President, South-II. Bishma Mr. R.Radhakrishnan, Past National President and Trustee, BAI delivered his opening remarks.

Mr. K.Varadharajan, Associate Manager, Green Building Consultancy Services explained the benefits of Green Homes and he informed that the IGBC (Indian Green Building Council) launched by CII in 2001 with a vision to enable ‘Sustainable built environment of all and facilitate India to be one of the world leaders in sustainable built environment by 2025. He informed the benefits of Green homes and the most tangible benefit are the reduction in water ranging 30-50% and energy consumption ranging 20-30%. Intangible benefits of Green Homes include enhance air quality, excellent day lighting, health and well being of the residents, safety benefits and conservation of scarce nation resources.

Mr.R.Sivakumar, BAI=State Chairman,Tamil Nadu and Mr.L.Shantha Kumar, Chairman of Southern Centre have also taken charge as Members of the Tamil Nadu Construction Workers’ Welfare Board.

Mr. R.Sivakumar, State Chairman, delivered his concluding remarks and Bishma Mr. R.Radhakrishnan, Past National President, BAI, Mr. Mu.Moahan Immediate Past National President, BAI thanked the Chairman for arranging a wonderful and useful webinar. The Webinar was concluded with the Vote of Thanks of Mr. A.N. Balaji, Hon.Secretary.