New Delhi station wins silver rating for green initiatives
The New Delhi railway station has been declared a 'green station' after being awarded a silver rating by IGBC. It is also the first one to be classified 'green' in the northern railways network. For certification, IGBC evaluated six broad parameters, including sustainable station facilities, health hygiene and sanitation, energy efficiency, water efficiency, smart and green initiatives and innovation. This certification is in recognition of the initiatives taken to enhance passenger amenities, including energy and water conservation, solid waste management and housekeeping.