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  • 27 July, 2021

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Kandla SEZ became the first Green SEZ

Kandla SEZ became the first Green SEZ

  • Kandla SEZ (KASEZ) was awarded IGBC Platinum Rating.
  • KASEZ is the First Green SEZ to achieve the IGBC Green Cities Platinum Rating for Existing Cities.
  • The efforts of the KASEZ team were applauded especially noting the fact that this was accomplished in the Bhuj region where water conservation and afforestation are critical interventions.
  • This was a major achievement and is part of activities envisaged under the commitment of the Government to the Green SEZs Mission as part of celebrations marking India@75 - Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav.
  • It may be noted that the Government of India working towards ensuring environmentally sustainable development through a series of measures and efforts that encompass many Ministries.
  • IGBC Platinum rating has been awarded for ‘Green master planning, policy initiatives and implementation of green infrastructure by CII’s Indian Green Building Council (IGBC).
  • The recognition is set to pave way for all the other SEZs in the country to emulate the green initiative and efforts of Kandla SEZ.

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Source: PIB


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