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28 Nov, 2016
  Stressing on the need for adopting modern building code, Power Minister Piyush Goyal today said policy makers and designers must work to provide indigenous solutions for construction which are relevant for India. "Capital in India is scarce and it is expensive. In this situation it is very essential that policy makers and designers work to indigenize solutions, which are relevant to Indian situation," Goyal said addressing an international conference on Energy Efficient Building Design. "For country like India our lighting, domestic and commercial business needs are indeed... Read More
25 Nov, 2016
  Switzerland and India have inked a pact to extend the Indo-Swiss Building Energy Efficiency Project (BEEP) by five years till 2021, based on successes achieved by the project in the first phase. "Dr Andreas Baum, Ambassador of Switzerland to India, and Raj Pal, Economic Adviser (Power Ministry) have inked the pact to extend the Indo-Swiss Building Energy Efficiency Project (BEEP) by five years, based on successes achieved by the project in its first phase," a statement by Embassy ofSwitzerland said. According to the statement, the extended MoU will be exchanged between the two governments... Read More
25 Nov, 2016
  The ambassador of Switzerland to India, Andreas Baum, and Raj Pal, economic adviser at the Indian Ministry of Power, signed a pact to extend the Indo-Swiss Building Energy Efficiency Project (BEEP) by five years, based on successes achieved by the project in its first phase. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between India and Switzerland for a joint project on energy efficiency of buildings in November 2011, for a duration of five years. The objective of the collaboration has been to reduce the overall energy consumed in buildings through sharing of best practices between the... Read More