AFTERNOON DISPATCH - 10th, January, 2018

BMC SBA award to 'Vivarea'

By A Staff Reporter

K Raheja Corp’s ‘Vivarea’ has been given ‘Best Residential Complex for E Ward’ award and “Gold Green Home certification’ by the BMC in a waste management audit (WMA) conducted on Mahatma Gandhi Day last year.

The society has successfully adopted practices such as automated garbage disposal, wet garbage composting, solid waste management, rainwater harvesting and it also offers central water heating facility and water filtration – facilities which offer residents the best living conditions.

The BMC had conducted the WMA between December 25, 2016 and October 2, 2017 through out Mumbai as part of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan (SBA) announced by the Government of India.

With this achievement, 'Vivarea' is now looking forward to compete nationally for the 'Best Residential Complex award' under the SBA 2018 in BMC’s E ward and the officials of the Union Urban Development Ministry are expected to visit the complex this month. BMC has also recognized and awarded K Raheja Corp’s 'Raheja Towers', located at BKC, for the remarkable cleaning work under SBA.

Speaking on the certification, Vinod Rohira of K Raheja Corp said, “It is our endeavour to positively impact the societies we operate in, through eco-friendly and sustainable solutions. The certifications reiterates our commitment towards the environment, as we continue to offer a holistic experience focussed on ecological living. We applaud the BMC for this initiative which will encourage more corporates and housing complexes to adopt methods that help create a cleaner and greener surrounding, which will benefit society in the long run. The groups is committed to sustainable green footprint in both commercial and residential spaces and has a total green footprint of 42.59 million sq.ft. across both residential and commercial offerings.”

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