The Uttarakhand government has decided not to give permission for construction of buildings with two storeys or more near the Corbett National Park until a decision on the proposed eco-sensitive zone is taken.
After a house collapse killed 6
people in east Delhi in July, MCD had announced that it will
form a panel of structural engineers for inspecting buildings
but sat on the proposal for months, shows an RTI reply.
The green building concept is swiftly catching up in the country partly because of govt sops and partly because of the marketing strategy of real estate developers to get customers by linking it to climate change.