One Day SVAGRIHA Training Programme
GRIHA Council organized a one day training programme on SVAGRIHA (Small Versatile Affordable GRIHA) rating system at VVIP Circuit House, Pune on 21st August 2018, for Public Works Department (PWD), Government of Maharashtra officials. The training programme was inaugurated by Shri. Pravin Kide, Chief Engineer of Pune Public Works Circle, PWD and delivered welcome address for the participants. The training programme was initiated with a brief introduction of GRIHA, followed by a detailed presentation on various aspects of SVAGRIHA rating system. It focused on landscape, architecture, energy, waste, water, materials and lifestyle to enable participants understand the rating system. Subsequently, the participants were also engaged with hands-on demo of the online SVAGRIHA tool, to reiterate the simplicity of the tool.
The programme was attended by 34 officials across Pune region, including Pune Haveli, Kolhapur, Satara, Sangli, Pandharpur, Akluj. Participants found the training programme useful and knowledgeable and requested to conduct more of such programmes at regular intervals.