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4TH CONFERENCE ON GREEN METRO SYSTEMS BY DMRC & IGBC HELD AT METRO BHAWAN

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited (DMRC) in association with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) - Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) organized 4th edition of National Conference on Green Metro Systems today at Metro Bhawan. The conference had active participation from the Industry and the Metro Rail Corporations of India.

The conference had three technical sessions highlighting the urgent need for attention towards the challenges being faced for Natural Resources Conservation, one session each was held on Water Management, Waste Management and Energy Efficiency Measures, where experts shared their knowledge & experiences.

The inaugural session was marked by presenting IGBC Green PLATINUM plaques to Noida Metro line and Special Recognition for DMRC on having 100+ IGBC Platinum rated stations. On this occasion, IGBC conferred Dr. Mangu Singh, MD DMRC, “Green Leadership Award” for his pioneering role for Greening of Metros & setting up benchmarks.

Addressing the Conference on Green Metro Systems 2019, Dr. Mangu Singh, called on the need and importance to conserve environment and present a better world to the future generation. Transport sector is one of the major energy consumers and thus has a major stake also in the carbon emissions. Hence, it is the need of the hour for all the metro organizations to lead from the front in bringing down their energy and water consumption, etc. They should also explore new innovative ways to optimize resources and strive towards updation of the efficiency measures taken earlier and move towards more and more efficient systems. Mr. Singh also focused on the need of promoting clean energy specially by focusing on Solar energy, both offsite and roof-top. He applauded the concerted efforts of IGBC & DMRC in spearheading the Green Metro Movement in the Country.





AD/ED(CC)DMRC

Date: 06.12.2019


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