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GRIHA Exemplary Performance Award 2022

GRIHA Exemplary Performance Award 2022:

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) headquarters in New Delhi has won the prestigious GRIHA Exemplary Performance Award 2022.

Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment (GRIHA):

  • UIDAI believes in and promotes the idea of recycling and reusing to reduce carbon footprint.
  • It has been harnessing solar power to meet a portion of its energy consumption.
  • It is recycling and reuses water and has been adhering to sustainable waste management practices.
  • GRIHA is the national rating system of India for any completed building construction.
  • It was jointly set up by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy.
  • Objective: To help design green buildings and help evaluate the ‘greenness’ of the buildings.