About sonali

Sonali is a Research Analyst at Firstgreen. She is an undergraduate architect from Aayojan school of architecture. Sonali has a keen interest in green architecture and her aim is to help minimize the effect of architecture on the environment.

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The Center must maintain the balance of power: Government versus regulatory

Instead of intruding into state matters, the Centre must focus on aspects such as the availability of round-the-clock affordable power supply to consumers without any load-shedding. The Ministry of Power must refrain from overstepping its jurisdiction and interfering in-state electricity matters We are well-versed of the fact that power is a Concurrent subject under the […]

by in Solar Market, Solar Policy

Chandigarh issues tender for complete privatisation of power discom

Becoming the first Union Territory to offer its power distribution company for complete privatization, Chandigarh has issued a tender inviting bids for the same. Privatization of discoms was part of Centre’s Aatmnirbhar Bharat plan announced in May for economic revival. The Electricity wing of engineering department of Union Territory of Chandigarh invited bids from interested […]

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COVID-19 is bringing

While buildings themselves cannot solve the COVID-19 pandemic, it cannot be denied that they will play a crucial role in minimising viral transmission. A recent study suggested that enhancing indoor air quality (IAQ) could be as effective in reducing aerosol transmission of viruses as vaccinating 50-60% of the population. As offices have started to reopen, […]

by in IGBC Certification

IGBC- SSP Mandatory Requirement 2: Soil Erosion

Intent Control soil erosion and sedimentation, thereby, reducing negative impacts to the site and surroundings. Compliance Options:Implement the following measures, as applicable:1. Soil erosion control measures taken before construction and during construction must conform to the best management practices highlighted in the National Building Code (NBC) of India 2005, Part 10, Section 1, Chapter 4 […]

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