Workshop on “Site Master Plan of GIP Jadcherla”
October 07 – 08 , 2014; Hyderabad
A two-day workshop was conducted for finalization of the Site Master Plan of the Green Industrial Park, Jadcherla (near Hyderabad in Telangana) on 7-8 October 2014 for the officials of the Telangana State Industrial Infrastructure Corporation Ltd. (TSIIC). The programme was attended by 9 participants from head office as well as zonal office of TSIIC. Programme schedule is attached.
Mr Thomas Kraubitz, Senior Consultant, Buro Happold Cities, was the principal resource person for this programme. He is a strategic planner, urbanist and architect with strong experience in regional and city planning, international development, urban and building design. He has been actively involved initiating the German Sustainable Building Council (DGNB) and is leading the economics section for the Industrial Districts Scheme. He is a LEED GA (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design -Green Associate) and DGNB Auditor.
The workshop focused on assessment of the Site Master Plan of GIP Jadcherla as per DGNB rating system taking into consideration provisions such as the basic and technical infrastructure in the Site Master Plan, including:
Transportation/circulation systems, renewable energy systemsRain water, waste water, solid waste managementCommon infrastructure and services
The methodology of the workshop was a mix of interactive presentations. An interactive hands-on exercise was also conducted in which the participants presented their ideas about GIP Jadcherla for further greening the industrial park.
As a result of the workshop, the preliminary assessment of the Site Master Plan showed that the site covered several aspects of the DGNB rating system and a formal process of DGNB certification could be initiated targeting silver or higher rating.