BALCO Medical Centre received Gold certification from Indian Green Building Council (as initiative of CII) under category of New Buildings. Balco Medical Centre received this prestigious certificate as the hospital design and layout enhances patient well-being, aids the curative process, while utilising natural resources in an efficient environmental- friendly manner. BMC has also demonstrated substantial savings in energy & water usage ( more than 20%).
The Indian Green Building Council (IGBC), part of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) was formed in the year 2001. The vision of the council is, “To enable a sustainable built environment for all and facilitate India to be one of the global leaders in the sustainable built environment by 2025”.
The council offers a wide array of services which include developing new green building rating programmes, certification services and green building training programmes. The council also organises Green Building Congress, its annual flagship event on green buildings.
The council is committee-based, member-driven and consensus-focused. All the stakeholders of construction industry comprising of architects, developers, product manufacturers, corporate, Government, academia and nodal agencies participate in the council activities through local chapters. The council also closely works with several State Governments, Central Government, World Green Building Council, bilateral multi-lateral agencies in promoting green building concepts in the country.