PM Modi to inaugurate multi-storeyed flats for MPs through video conferencing today
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate multi-storeyed flats for Members of Parliament today morning through video conferencing.
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla will also be present on the occasion. These flats are located at Dr BD Marg in New Delhi.
Eight old bungalows, which were more than 80 years old, have been redeveloped to construct 76 flats.
AIR correspondent reports, the construction of these flats has been completed with savings of about 14 percent from the sanctioned cost and without time overrun despite the impact of Covid-19.
Several green building initiatives have been incorporated in the construction.
It includes bricks made from fly ash and construction and demolition waste, double glazed windows for thermal insulation and energy efficiency, energy efficient LED light fittings and occupancy based sensors for light control.
It also includes air conditioners with VRV system for low power consumption, low flow fixtures for conservation of water, rainwater harvesting system and rooftop solar plant.