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NHSRCL & IGBC partners to frame World’s 1st Green Rating System for High-Speed Rails

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NHSRC-collaborates-with-IGBC-to-formulate-green-rating-system-for-high-speed-railOn 21st June 2021, the National High-Speed Rail Corporation Ltd.(NHSRCL) collaborated with Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) to formulate World’s 1st Green Rating System for High-Speed Rails (HSR). Under this collaboration, MAHSR (Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail) corridor, which is currently under the control of NHSRC will be included for the Green HSR Rating program of IGBC.

Objective – IGBC will frame Green HSR Rating for railway stations that provides Environmental sustainability feature to improve commuter experiences

i.NHSRCL is a special purpose vehicle that executes India’s 1st Bullet train project between Ahmedabad and Mumbai.

iiGreen HSR Rating, will be issued for implementing Green Buildings, with eco-friendly features like Solar power stations, Rain water harvesting, Energy-efficient construction techniques etc.

iii.Railway stations in the MAHSR corridor were constructed by NHSRCL using futuristic green construction techniques

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About National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL):

Established – 2016
Chairman – Suneet Sharma (Chairman & CEO of Indian Railway Board)
Managing Director – Achal Khare
Headquarters – New Delhi

About Indian Green Building Council (IGBC):

Established in 2001, as a part of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)
Headquarters – Hyderabad, Telangana
Chairperson – V Suresh