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CPWD to build 2 projects in Chandigarh from C&D waste

Central Public Works Department (CPWD) will construct Touring Officers’ Accommodation at a cost of Rs. 19.64 Crore and General Pool Residential Accommodation at a cost of Rs. 34.61 Crore in Chandigarh. Both these buildings will be constructed with new technology using AAC blocks made of fly ash/ recycled materials made from C&D waste with Green Building norms. Foundation stone for these projects was laid yesterday at Sector-38 B, Chandigarh.

Fire alarm, firefighting system, LED lighting, Solar PV Power Generation System & Solar water heating system shall be provided in the buildings and the buildings shall be energy efficient. Both the buildings shall be designed in-house for earthquake resistance for Seismic Zone –IV.

Touring Officers’ Accommodation will comprise 2 VIP Suites, 10 double bed guest rooms & 2 dormitories (6 bed each) for officers, 1 dormitory (6 bed) for drivers & other staff, Lounge, Kitchen and dining at ground floor, Multipurpose Hall with Pre-function area at 1st floor, Parking facilities for 53 vehicles at basement and 5 vehicles at surface. The building will be fully accessible and having CCTV cameras and EPBAX system. Provision for adding one more storey will be kept.

General Pool Residential Accommodation will comprise of T-IV/28 Nos. and T-VI/14 Nos. quarters divided into Two Blocks (One Blocks of G+3 and One Block of G+2) each. The building shall have common basement for parking of vehicles. 4 Nos. lifts of 13 passengers each Block.

Most of the existing trees in the premises shall be retained through a smart lay out design. The underlying philosophy is to cut minimum trees. In addition to transplantation of trees, many more trees of native species will be planted.

For Solid Waste Management, Organic Waste Composters will be installed to treat solid waste. Rainwater Harvesting system will be provided to recharge the ground water. Appropriate dust calming down measures shall be adopted during the construction.

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