CREDAI to hold two-day conclave THE AGENDA
The event will focus on the Clean India-Skilled India-Strong India theme. As many as 800 developers to participate
Confederation of Real Estate Developers’ Associations of India (CREDAI) will hold its annual conclave, Credai Delhi Conclave 2014, on November 24-25, 2014 at Hotel Taj Palace, Delhi. The theme of this year’s conclave is Clean India-Skilled India-Strong India. As many as 800 developers participating d will take the ‘Swachh Bharat’ pledge.
The conclave will deliberate on policy measures to maximise private efforts towards realising prime minister Narendra Modi’s vision of Housing for All by 2022.
In an attempt to replicate ef f or t s t o reduce g arbage taken by Credai’s Kochi Clean City Movement, Magarpatta City and Nanded City in Pune across the country, as many as 800 developers attending the conclave from across the country are expected to take a Swachh Bharat pledge to work effectively towards garbage reduction and waste management. With this pledge, CREDAI would become the first among the associations of industry to adopt the Swachh Bharat mission.
“The machine to efficiently decompose garbage costs around R10 lakh. We intend using these within the apartment complexes and hope to move towards a zero -waste situation. We intend tackling 10 lakh tonnes of garbage in the first year itself,” says Rohit Raj Modi, president, Credai-NCR.
At the conclave, Credai will unveil its skill development initiatives, including setting up of institutions for skill development in the realty sector as it is the second largest employer after agriculture. “This will be on the lines of the Credai Pune’s Kushal – an initiative under the National Skills Development Corporation ( NSDC) that trains over 5000 labourers. At the conclave, Credai members will deliberate on the type of model that needs to be adopted to train unskilled labourers. The stakeholders of these institutions will be NGOs that are active in the skilling sector and developers. We will freeze the model for skill development centres by end of this year and will first start rolling it out in the Metros,” says Modi.
A large green field institution for skill development to be set up in Ahmedabad will be ready by March 2017. Land for the centre has already been gifted by a developer.
Prominent leaders such as M Venkaiah Naidu, minister of urban development, housing and urban poverty alleviation, P Ashok Gajapathi Raju, minister for civil aviation, Prakash Javadekar, minister for environment and forests, Arun Jaitley, minister for finance, Bandaru Dattatreya, minister for labour and employment, Piyush Goyal, minister for power, coal and new and renewable energy, Rajiv Pratap Rudy, minister for skill development, Ram Kripal Yadav, minister of drinking water and sanitation will share their views at the conclave.
Geetamber Anand, president elect, Credai, said, “The conclave will pave the way for India’s commitment to inclusive, sustainable and affordable development to meet the vision of Housing for All by 2022. We also believe that our effort towards Swachh Bharat Mission will set an example for voluntary action to clean India. The conclave would deliberate the enabling policy measures for max-
The conclave will deliberate on policy measures to maximise private efforts towards realising prime minister Narendra Modi’s vision of Housing for All by 2022
As many as 800 developers attending the conclave from across the country are expected to take a Swachh Bharat pledge to work effectively towards garbage reduction and waste management
Credai will unveil its skill development initiatives including setting up of institutions for imising private efforts to ensure housing for all.”
A memorandum of understanding ( MoU) will also be signed between Credai and international finance corporation or IFC for developing a skill development
To freeze model for skill development centres by end of this year and to roll it out in the Metros
Memorandum of understanding (MoU) to be signed between Credai and international finance corporation or IFC for developing a green building rating tool Issues of smart cities and the regulatory bill that is expected to be tabled in the winter session of Parliament, will also be discussed