Early morning love

It is always pleasant to wake up early and enjoy the fresh air & watch fresh green trees.

Sadly in cities corporate life has taken a toll on lifestyle & we don’t get a chance to wake up early.

Also urbanization has killed the nature and everything is artificial.

Now i’m traveling to Madurai & didn’t want to miss a chance to document such pleasant experience.


SEZs to go green

Commerce ministry has proposed mandatory norms for making special economic zones (SEZs) green, a move that could raise initial capital expenditure by promoters and developers although it could lower operating costs in the medium to long term.

So what are those Green Rules? 

  • Building envelope according to energy conservation building code.
  • External and internal lightning (minimum of 25% for internal) to be BEE star rated and solar lit.
  • Common space lighting to use LEDs.
  • Solar power to generate 50KW of power per ha.
  • 50% hot water requirement to be solar.
  • In situation water-generated power.
  • 100% water harvesting.
  • Zero waste generation.
  • Internal transportation via electric buses and rickshaws.
  • Exclusive pedestrian and bicycle lanes

Source: Ministry of Commerce & Industry.