Habitat developing amenities in pilgrim centres under Swadesh Darshan Scheme
Swadesh Darshan Scheme, a project undertaken by the Kerala government’s Department of Tourism, is one of its flagship projects for development of thematic circuits in a planned and prioritized manner in major pilgrim and tourism centres in the state.
The scheme was launched in 2014-5 by the Government of India. Till date, the Union Ministry of Tourism has sanctioned 77 projects worth Rs. 6131.88 crore to 30 States and Union Territories.
Habitat executes Aster Homes’ housing project for flood-hit people
Habitat considers it as yet another feather in its cap that it has been chosen to execute the Aster Homes project for the flood-hit communities across the state, which has been launched by Aster D M Healthcare, a leading health care services provider in India and the GCC region, in association with Rotary Club.
The project, which took off in December 2018, aims at building disaster-resistant houses that can withstand future calamities and thus will not render their residents homeless.
KSDMA - Kerala State Disaster Management Authority
Habitat is proud to announce about the launch of our latest project - KSDMA - Kerala State Disaster Management Authority building. Located at the Observatory Hills, Vikas Bhavan, Trivandrum, the aesthetically designed building was inaugurated by Hon. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on 29th January 2019.
G Shankar at Niche IPM 2018
Invited speaker at NICHE IPM 2018 at Lovely Professional University, Jalandar
G Shankar was an invited speaker at the 3rd Neo-International Conference on Habitable Environments & International Professional Meet (Niche IPM 2018) held on 16 – 17 November, 2018 at Lovely Professional University, Jalandar, which is the largest single campus University in India with over 40,000 students, 3500 faculty and 200+ programmes.
G Shankar was there, among other leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars, to discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Architecture, Urban planning, Interior Design, Furniture Design and Product Design.
HABITAT LAUNCHES HEEM TO ENHANCE EMPLOYMENT SKILLS
Being a Government accredited Nodal Agency that is authorized to carry out developmental works under the de-centralization process in Kerala, Habitat Technology Group today launched a new start-up program called aHEEM (Habitat Employability Enhancement Mission) combining the core objectives of AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education) and NEEM (National Employment Enhancement Mission).
2-DAY TRAINING ON GREEN BUILDING TECHNOLOGIES AT BAMBOO SCHOOL
Habitat is inviting applications for a 2-day hands-on training on green building technologies using mud and bamboo at Bamboo School, Mudavanmughal from 1st November onwards. All interested architects and civil engineering students are most welcome.
Course fee: Rs. 500 including 2-day training and food.
For registration call 0471 2342723 and email at [email protected]
UNDP SHELTER HUBS
“As for the UNDP Shelter Project, UNDP will be establishing 10 shelter hubs in three districts - Pathanamthitta, Idukki and Wayanad, in Kerala to promote cost-effective and environment friendly construction practices in the disaster struck areas”, says Ms. Indu V, Kerala State UNDP Project Head.
#REBUILDINGKERALA - BEYOND HOUSING SOLUTIONS
Ayala Water & Ecology Ltd, a company of sustainability experts with 26 years of experience in providing ecological solutions for water, soil and air pollution held meeting with Habitat team on sustainable solutions
HABITAT UNVEILS FLOOD REHABILITATION PROTOTYPE AT DPI JN IN THIRUVANATHAPURAM
Habitat does it again! This time with a Flood Rehabilitation Prototype for the Kerala Police at DPI Jn in Thiruvanathapuram. The first disaster resistant house post-disaster in Kerala. Habitat is rewriting the history now with a 500 sq.ft flood-resistant prototype for just Rs.5.5 lakhs, with a stilt basement floor – all built using sustainable technologies. THE MUD HOUSE BUILT IN ONE CENT WAS COMPLETED IN 23 DAYS WITH 130 LABOURERS WORKING 12 HOURS A DAY. Earlier, Habitat built the first Tsunami-resistant house in the world on Kerala shores in 2005, inaugurating it on Feb 17, that is exactly 50 days after the deluge!