New Delhi: Development agencies in their layout plans of plots measuring more than 3000 sqm have to contruct underground water storage tank and roof-top water harvesting system as per the draft regulations for “green” buildings, as proposed in the Master Plan of Delhi-2021.
Also all hospitals, commercial, industrial, hotels, restaurants and auto workshops will have to make arrangements for primary effluent treatment within the plot. “Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung has directed Delhi Development Authority to finalise the draft regulations for approval by the Central Government,” said a LG house official.
As per the draft regulations, developmental agencies have to also make arrangements for recycling of treated waste water with separate lines for potable water and recycled water and recharge ground water through rain water harvesting.
Also all hospitals, commercial, industrial, hotels, restaurants and auto workshops will have to make arrangements for primary effluent treatment within the plot.
Further, treated sewage effluent should be recycled for non-potable uses like gardening, washing of vehicles and cooling towers. “These are to be implemented by all the concerned local bodies as part of processing of building permits within their respective jurisdiction,” said the official.
The MPD-2021, as a part of mid-term review, was amended vide Gazette Notification dated September 23 last year to incorporate green building concepts. Lt governor also reviewed the operationalization of incentives for ‘green’ buildings following which TERI made a presentation highlighting provisions related to Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment (GRIHA) rating, policies adopted by other state governments and local bodies.
“The proposal relates to providing incentives with respect to enhanced FAR, ground coverage, and property tax rebate etc. “Further, the monitoring system to ensure continuous on site compliance and performance and disincentives for non-compliance were also discussed,” the official added.
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