Special chief secretary for housing department Ajay Jain while addressing the seminar said that the government will give its best in providing the best housing facilities for the poor by delivering the effective implementation of housing.
On Friday in Tripura, the AP State Energy Conservation Mission (APSECM) and Indo-Swiss Building Energy Efficiency Project (BEEP) together administered a seminar on the significantly new technology, in the main step towards adopting the ‘Indo-Swiss energy-efficient building technology in the construction of the proposed 28 lakh houses in the state.
Recently the BEEP in the state housing scheme, a new action plan was implemented by the Union power ministry-led Bureau of Energy Efficiency. In which Training of around 13,000 engineers/employees in the housing department and village/ward secretariat departments on Eco-Niwas Samhitha (energy conservation building code for residential buildings) to be conducted by BEEP in a phased manner.
Special chief secretary for housing department Ajay Jain while addressing the seminar said that the government will give its trust in delivering the best housing facilities for the poor by providing the effective implementation of housing scheme. He added the energy efficiency strategies will support all the consumers, ecology and economizing of the state
Jain said, “The need of the hour is to create awareness on energy conservation building codes for residential buildings as the state government prepares to implement global energy efficiency practices in 28.3 lakh houses.”
He further added that “Residential buildings will become the largest end-user of electricity in the country, accounting for 38% of the total electricity consumption. Andhra Pradesh’s domestic sector alone consumes around 17,000 million units (28%) per annum out of the total annual demand of 61,000 MU.”
Sameer Maithel, India representative of Indo-Swiss BEEP said, for the first time in the course about energy efficiency training in the building sector the training to 13,000 engineers of village/ward secretariat staff would be the biggest training program.
He added further “The AP housing department has given its approval for the training which shows the commitment of the state government to let the poor people benefit from the energy efficiency and energy conservation measures in their day to day lives.”