REALTY PLUS - January 2018

K Raheja Corp’s ‘Vivarea’ bags ‘Best Residential Complex’ under the Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan

K Raheja Corp’s premier residential offering Vivarea in Mumbai – Mahalaxmi has been awarded as the ‘Best Residential Complex’ of E Ward (Mumbai) by the Brihanmumbai Mahanagar Palika (BMC) under the Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan.

BMC officials conducted a Waste Management Audit on 2nd October 2017 at Vivarea as part of its Swachh Grahi campaign that commenced on 25th December 2016 under the Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan initiative. Launched by the Ministry of Urban Development the effort is to reinforce the message of healthy sanitary conditions among citizens of India, and encouraging citizens to contribute towards a clean and eco-friendly environment.

Vivarea has showcased their support towards ecological development by segregating wet and dry garbage and further composting wet garbage through sophisticated methods. The BMC officials were impressed with the automated garbage disposable system, and the usage of compost in the garden at Vivarea, the company said in a statement.

Following this achievement, K Raheja Corp’s Vivarea is looking forward to compete nationally for the Best Residential Complex under the Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan Survey 2018 representing, BMC-E ward, the company said. The officials from New Delhi are expected to visit the property and verify the standards in January 2018.

Speaking on the certification, Mr. Vinod Rohira, K Raheja Corp said, “The certifications reiterate 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.” H East Ward of Brihanmumbai Mahanagar Palika has also recognized and awarded K Raheja Corp’s corporate office building Raheja Towers, at BKC Mumbai, for the remarkable cleaning work under Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan. Vivarea is also the first residential tower in South Mumbai to have been awarded the Gold Green Home certification and sees practices such as solid waste management, raw materials, rainwater harvesting, power conservation and offers central water heating facility, water filtration plant and wet garbage composting, all of which amalgamate to offer residents the best living haven.

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