Mangaluru, Jan 29: The Indian Green Building Council (IGBC)-Mangaluru Chapter and Mangaluru Smart City Ltd (MSCL) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for giving a boost to the Green Building Movement and sustainable Development in Mangaluru City.
During the ceremony which had many leaders from Government, Smart City, Industry, Media and academia present, MSCL Managing Director Mohammed Nazeer said, ''This marks a major milestone in our efforts to make the City Smart, Green and Clean''.
Speaking on the occasion, D B Mehta-the IGBC-Mangaluru Chapter Chairman said, ''This marks a new journey for collaboration between MSCL and IGBC. The vision that the Managing Director of MSCL has laid out for the Mangaluru Smart City is powerful and can make a significant impact on the environmental issues as well as for the sustainable built environment in the City. This is the need of the hour''.
The MoU signed between MSCL and IGBC envisages the joint assessment study to evaluate the green criteria of Mangaluru as per IGBC Green cities (existing) Rating system for carrying out the capacity building of professionals involved in the development of Mangaluru as smart and Green City and for jointly participating at various platforms to spread awareness about the concept of sustainable built-environment in Mangaluru. (UNI)