TERI enters into sustainability partnership with state government to develop Smart City.

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed today between the Capital Region Development Authority of Andhra Pradesh (APCRDA), State Energy Efficiency Development Corporation of Andhra Pradesh (APSEEDCO) and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) for implementation of Green Buildings and Sustainable Habitat at the upcoming new capital township of Amaravati.

The MoU was signed by Dr. Sreedhar Cherukuri, Commissioner, APCRDA, Mr. A. Chandra

Sekhara Reddy, APSEEDCO and Dr. Ajay Mathur, Director General, TERI in the presence of Shri N. Chandrababu Naidu, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh.

Amaravati, the People's capital of Andhra Pradesh, is envisioned to be a city of world-class standards with a vision of increasing Andhra Pradesh’s prominence in the world. The new capital township aims to provide cutting edge, sustainable & smart urban infrastructure, comfortable livelihood and immense prosperity for the people of Amaravati.

TERI shall support APCRDA in design of upcoming new buildings and infrastructure at Amaravati as green buildings and sustainable habitats. In addition, TERI will also provide technical assistance to APCRDA in all aspects of sustainable urban and infrastructure development and act as a sustainability partner throughout the process of development of the Amaravati capital city. TERI will help Amaravati to be developed as a low carbon and climate resilient capital township.

TERI has already established a cell in the office of APCRDA, Vijayawada, which is manned by a dedicated team of professionals to work closely with the APCRDA team. This cell provides all technical support for green building design and sustainable habitats. The MoU is initially for a period of 3 years.

TERI, a not for profit organization is one of the largest developing country institutions working towards sustainability, engaged in formulating local and national level strategies to shape global solutions to critical issues. TERI has worked for more than 40 years with research focus in the field of energy environment technology, sustainable habitat, biotechnology and bio-resources, earth science and climate change, industrial energy efficiency, water resources, sustainable development outreach and educating youth for sustainable development.

Business | News published on 20/09/2017 by Moulin

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