Mahindra World City becomes India's first city to begin transforming into a 'Green Township' @sat…

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Mahindra World City has been named as India’s first township to be awarded with Stage I certification under the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) Green Townships Program. The IGBC is a part of the Confederation of Indian Industry-Godrej Green Business Centre, which is actively involved in promoting the Green Building movement in India. The announcement was made by the developer, Mahindra Lifespace Developers Limited, which is a real estate and infrastructure development business and part of the $16.5 billion Mahindra Group. Mahindra was evaluated on four environmental categories as defined by IGBC, including site selection and planning, land use planning, transportation planning and innovation in design and technology, a statement said. The city was founded in 2002 as a tax-free business zone for global companies, offering a residential address and a lifestyle and recre...

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