75 Trainings under RACHNA - Resilient, Affordable and Comfortable Housing through National Action

The Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs (MoHUA) in collaboration with the Building Material and Technology Promotion Council (BMTPC) and GIZ’s Climate Smart Buildings Program launched the initiative RACHNA: Resilient, Affordable and Comfortable Housing through National Action. Under RACHNA 75 trainings and events were hosted on innovative construction technologies and thermal comfort for Affordable Housing to acquaint various stakeholders from the building construction industry with the nuances of thermal comfort through a multi-layered understanding of affordable housing. The trainings were designed in one-day and two-day formats targeting different stakeholders including government officials, policy makers, academicians, students, architects, engineers, real estate developers, construction workers, masons etc. The 75 trainings were conducted in 113 days covering 29 cities across India training 5,142 stakeholders including 1,199 Government Officials, 1,322 practitioners, 1,638 students in 12 Academic institutions and 983 construction workers. Over 39 experts were engaged with GIZ’s Climate Smart Buildings team to complete the RACHNA trainings.

For more information, please contact Mr. Nitin Jain, nitin.jain(at)giz.de.