Mainstreaming Sustainable Affordable Housing in India

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The urban housing shortage in India is currently estimated at 18.75 million, more than 95% of which pertains to low-income groups. In addition, the housing sector is by definition an energy and resource intensive sector leading to a large environmental burden on the Earth's natural resources. This video highlights the need for more sustainable options in order to meet the housing demand as well as conserve our natural resources.
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Tapping Resource Efficiency Potential in India

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Cities contribute to 80% of the economic growth, while also comsuming 75% of the world’s natural resources. India is witnessing rapid urbanisation, with approximately 31% of its population living in cities. This trajectory requires us to find a way of achieving economically and socially equitable growth, without further damaging the environment. The concept of resource efficiency, i.e. of 'doing more with less' has significantly caught on in India's recent developmental paradigm.
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Decoupling Energy and Resource Use from Growth in the...

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India is currently at a crucial juncture where it is aiming for economic growth to meet the basic needs of its 1.2 billion people. However, this growth has so far resulted in energy shortages and the increasing use of limited resources. This policy brief series provides stakeholders with the necessary information on how to improve efficiency to reduce the resources and energy needed for this growth and meet the country's increasing development needs, in short: decoupling.
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Resource Efficiency in the Indian Construction Sector:...

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The construction sector generates substantial amount of waste from the process of construction and demolition (C&D) of buildings and infrastructure, which when processed can be used as a raw material for construction. The report attempts to present a snapshot of the status of C&D waste generation and management in 10 surveyed cities across India, establish scenario based projections of C&D waste in India, and present technical and economic feasibility of products made with C&D waste.
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Greening the Brick Sector in Bihar

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Bihar State Pollution Control Board and Development Alternatives jointly initiated a workshop on ‘Greening the Brick Sector in Bihar’ on Friday, 29th June, 2018 at Seminar Hall, Parivesh Bhawan, Patliputra, Patna. The discussions and dialogue focussed on the environmental impacts of the brick sector and the potential to mitigate these impacts through an inclusive economic strategy that supports economic growth needed to fuel development in the state.
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