One-day Training Programme for Students
A one-day training programme was organised by GRIHA Council for third year B.Arch and civil engineering students at Manav Rachna International Institute of Research and Studies, Faridabad, Haryana.
During the first half, a presentation on green building materials was delivered by Mr. Ankit Bhalla to impart knowledge to the students on green buildings, concept of GRIHA, variants of GRIHA, different sections in GRIHA, evaluation of green building, green building materials, green technologies used in the construction sector, criteria requirements in relation to materials, and compliance measures including good and bad practices under GRIHA version 2015. This session was attended by students of B.Arch and B.Tech Civil.
In the second half, the officials of GRIHA Council conducted an exercise where the students were given cut sheets of different vendors, list of products used for walling materials and low impact materials for interior application and were required to select the appropriate material for certifying for GRIHA criteria. The exercise was followed by a Q&A session.
Over 70 students from the college participated in the one day programme. The students were enthusiastic throughout the training programme and learnt from the lectures and exercise.