Recently the GRIHA Council launched a rating system called
GRIHA for Existing Day Schools.
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GRIHA for Existing Day Schools is a simple rating tool designed
to evaluate the environmental performance of existing schools
The rating familiarizes the students with the concepts of sustainability by involving them under the guidance of their teachers
to evaluate the environmental impact of schools on the environment.
About GRIHA COUNCIL:
GRIHA stands for Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment.
GRIHA Council is a registered society for the interaction on scientific and administrative issues related to sustainable habitats
in the Indian context. It was founded by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) with support from the Ministry of New
and Renewable Energy.
GRIHA Council promotes GRIHA- the National Rating System as a design and evaluation tool for green buildings and
The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) is a research institute in New Delhi that specializes in the fields of energy,
environment and sustainable development.
Established in 1974, it was formerly known as the Tata Energy Research Institute.
As the scope of its activities widened, it was renamed The Energy and
Resources Institute in 2003.
It conducts an annual summit called World Sustainable Development
summit, which facilities the exchange of knowledge on diverse aspects of
global sustainable development.
LaBL (Lighting a Billion Lives) – It is an initiative organized by TERI, to
provide clean lighting access to bottom of the pyramid communities.
In association with Ministry of Environment, it annually organizes Green
Olympiad which is an international environment examination for middle
and high-school students.
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