National Conference: An annual event is organized by GRIHA Council in association with key stakeholders in construction industry to discuss and deliberate on furtherance of Green Habitat Development in India. The first conference, held in January 2010, had 400 participants representing all the key stakeholders in the construction industry. Green Rating for large developments was identified as an urgent need by the speakers and audience of this conference. The Government agencies in particular emphasized on large scale capacity building to see that various Government initiatives take shape. The second conference held in January 2011 for two days attracted over 300 professionals and further forged GRIHA’s interest in both private and government sector. The third conference in March 2012 for two days was attended by over 350 professionals where SVA GRIHA was launched. New initiatives from GRIHA Council are launched in response to the participants’ feedback during the various interactions with stakeholders.