AMRITSAR: ACC Limited, part of the LafargeHolcim Group, a leading producers of cement and ready mixed concrete, will have 50 Green Building Cetres (GBCs) in various locations by the end of this year.
There are 31 GBCs operational in Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Bengal, Maharashtra and Rajasthan.
“The future goal is to facilitate the construction of 1 million affordable houses and toilets in rural India over the next 10 years.” statement said.
“ACC Limited is committed to sustainable construction and providing a greener future for India. ACC is mentoring upcoming entrepreneurs who can take on the challenge of procuring excellent and durable construction material across India.”, it added.
Danish Rashid, Head – Green Buildings Business says, “Green Buildings facilitate sustainable construction, which is the-need-of-the-hour. The Green Building business model meets the objective to facilitate low-cost housing development through promotion of sustainable building materials, techniques and a locally trained workforce.”
Apart from providing rural and semi-urban housing solutions, the project is aligned with the government’s vision of sanitation and the Prime Minister’s Clean India Campaign by helping beneficiaries build superior quality washrooms.
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