December, 2019    
  Brief About Summit
The effects of climate change have become apparent more than ever in terms of rising temperatures and frequent incidences of natural calamities. To cater to the current issues of sustainability and to integrate the best practices adopted worldwide, GRIHA Council in association with the UNSW, Sydney is hosting its flagship event, the 11th GRIHA Summit on December 17-18, 2019 with the theme "Approach to Integrated Sustainabilityā€¯. The Summit shall serve as a platform to deliberate innovative technologies and solutions which shall help in creating robust mechanism for developing sustainable solutions for the benefit of the entire community.
  Eminent Speaker

H. E. Mr. Freddy Svane,
Ambassador, Royal Danish Embassy to India


H. E. Ms. Harinder Sidhu,
Australian High Commissioner to India


Shri. Kunal Kumar,
Joint Secretary & Mission Director -Smart Cities, MoHUA


Prof Greg Leslie,
Director, Global Water Institute, UNSW Sydney and Director of the UNESCO Centre for Membrane Science and Technology


Dr. Shalini Sarin,
Chair Signify Foundation and Advisor Solar business at Signify


Ms. Tanya Spisbah,
Director, Australia India Institute


Ar. Habeeb Ahmad Khan,
President, Council of Architecture


Mr. Divyang Waghela,
Head, Tata Water Mission, Tata Trust


Dr. Shikha Jain,
Founder Director, DRONAH Foundation


Dr. Ajay Khare,
Member, National Monuments Authority, (Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India)


Mr. Pankaj Bhatia,
Deputy Program Director (Climate and Energy) & Director, GHG Protocol, WRI


Mr. Durga Shanker Mishra,
Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India


Shri. K.G. Ramanathan
- President, Governing Council, Indian Centre for Plastic in the Environment (ICPE)


Mr. Vishwanath S,
Director, Biome Solutions


Dr. A.K. Tripathi,
Director General, National Institute of Solar Energy


Dr. Sagnik Dey,
Associate Professor, IIT Delhi


Mr. Yaduvendra Mathur,
Additional Secretary, Knowledge Innovation Hub, NITI Aayog


Mr. Sanjay Mitra,
Former Defence Secretary & Distinguished Fellow, TERI

  Green Building Tour by GRIHA Council
Date: 14th December, 2019 | Time: 10:30 am to 13:00 pm
Venue: UIDAI Headquarters, New Delhi
  As a prelude to the 11th GRIHA Summit, GRIHA Council is organizing a 'Green Building Tour' to a GRIHA rated building in New Delhi on Saturday, 14th December 2019. The tour would demonstrate the green measures incorporated in the building design, construction material and systems. It is an exciting opportunity to explore green buildings and will help create awareness about the importance of going green. Delegates will get familiarized with various green building strategies integrated in the project as a case study for their reference. The site visit aims to disseminate knowledge and create awareness on sustainable habitat
Date: 12th-18th December, 2019| Time: 10:00 AM to 17:00 PM
Venue: Opposite plaza steps, IHC, New Delhi

It is a 240 sq. ft. cottage inspired by the form of a bird's nest. It has been designed to create a comfortable living space using one of the most sustainable materials on earth, 'Bamboo' and is meant primarily for the hospitality industry where speed of construction, aesthetics, form, sustainability of structures and responsible tourism are the new buzz words in the spirit of 'fun with responsibility'.

  Prelude Events

Technical Workshop on "Lifecycle Assessment"

New Delhi, 15th November 2019


"Prayaas" - An effort towards cleanliness

New Delhi, 16th November 2019


"Introduction to Mud and Bamboo Architectureā€¯

Gurugram, 23rd to 24th November, 2019


3-Day GRIHA V 2015 Training Programme at New Delhi

Date: Nov 27th - 29th, 2019