UIDAI HQ Building wins top Green Building Award

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The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) Headquarter in New Delhi has won the prestigious GRIHA Exemplary Performance Award 2022, a top national level Green Building Award.

Important facts

  • GRIHA (Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment) is a national rating system for green buildings in India.

  • UIDAI HQ has been declared a winner among the existing highest rated building category.

  • UIDAI believes and promotes the idea of recycle and reuse to reduce carbon footprint. 

  • It has been harnessing solar power to meet a portion of its energy consumption. 

  • It is recycling and reusing water and has been adhering to sustainable waste management practices.  

  • On average, 25% to 30% of its daily water consumption is coming from recycled water.

  • Similarly, UIDAI Headquarter building is also recharging ground water on an average of 3590 KL per year.

  • In 2021, the UIDAI Headquarters building was declared the runner-up.

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