Important Achievements

  1. Issued the GR No.BDG2016 / P.K.133/ Buildings-2, dated 8th July, 2016 for implementation of Green Building Concept for building projects of GoM.
  2. GR states that the development of all upcoming Government buildings & renovation of existing buildings to be carried out as per Green Building ratings.
  3. The audit of buildings to be done by the agencies like GRIHA,LEED, IGBC etc.
  4. MEDA has important role to play for capacity building of engineers of PWD and officials of town planning. MEDA is planning to conduct one day workshops and 2 day detailed training program at Region level.
  5. Mandatory use of Environment Friendly resources in construction of new Government/ Semi-Government Buildings to promote Green Buildings
  6. New scheme introduced for providing financial assistance for implementation of LED streetlights in 'C' Class Municipal Council.
  7. New Scheme introduced for providing financial assistance for implementation of Energy Conservation Demonstration Projects in SME sector.
  8. Highest number of 14 Energy Conservation Demonstration Projects in Government Building financed by MEDA in one year i.e. FY 2015-16. Total financial assistance of Rs. 323 lakhs provided. This includes State share of Rs. 231 lakhs.
  9. Highest number of public awareness programmes/ workshops / seminars conducted in the State.
  10. New policy for providing financial assistance upto Rs. 2.00 lakh for conducting energy audit and Rs. 1.00 lakh for water audit
  11. VAT on LED bulbs & Tube lights  reduced from 12.50% to 5%
  12. Mandatory use of 4 and 5 star labeled products in Govt./ Semi Govt./ Local Govt. organisations
  13. First State to start State level Energy Conservation Award scheme after BEE
  14. Financed detailed energy audits in more than 870 industries/ commercial buildings and energy savings worth Rs.103.00 crore achieved.
  15. Total energy savings through EC Award participating units  reported 270 MW in FY 2014-15.
  16. First State to start Waste Heat Recovery Scheme
  17. First State to notify DSM regulations from State Regulatory Commission
  18. Notification issued  for Mandatory Energy Audits of  all Sugar Factories.