Indira Paryavaran Bhawan

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Paryavaran Bhawan, newly constructed in New Delhi, is India’s first on site net zero building. Features include a passive solar building design.[1] The project, started in 2011, was inaugurated on 25 February 2014.[2] The building is expected to qualify as a five-star GRIHA and a LEED Platinum rating. The building has its own solar power plant, sewage treatment facility, Fully Automatic Robotic Multi-level Car Parking system facility & Puzzle parking facility and geothermal heat exchange system.[3]


The building has received the following awards.[1]

Month, Year Award
February 2013 The Project received an award from Adarsh/GRIHA of MNRE for exemplary demonstration of Integration of Renewable Energy Technologies
January 2014 The Project was accorded 5-Star Green Building Certification by GRIHA under MNRE


  1. ^ a b "Prime Minister Inaugurates "Paryavaran Bhawan" Bhawan is India's First on Site Net Zero Building". Press Information Bureau, Government of India. 25 February 2014. Retrieved 23 May 2014.
  2. ^ "Paryavaran Bhawan inaugurated by Prime Minister". Jagran Josh. 25 February 2014. Retrieved 23 May 2014.
  3. ^ Ramachandran, Smriti Kak (25 August 2012). "A green revolution in letter and in spirit". The Hindu. Retrieved 15 June 2018.

Coordinates: 28°35′06″N 77°13′05″E / 28.585°N 77.218°E / 28.585; 77.218