Delhi Metro Declared as World’s first Green Metro

The Delhi Metro Railway Corporation (DMRC) was recently declared as the world’s first green metro after it added a green certification for all its major buildings and installations. DMRC was also awarded the platinum rating for its 10 residential colonies for adherence to green building norms by the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC).

The declaration was made during National Conference on Green Metro Systems by the IGBC. In 2008, DMRC became the first railway project in the world to be registered by the United Nations under the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM).
Important Takeaways from Above News-
  • The Managing Director of DMRC is Mangu Singh.
  • Prem C. Jain is the Chairman of IGBC.
Source- The Quint

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