Mahindra Reva NXR plant receives the first-ever prestigious 'Platinum' rating in India from IGBC
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- 05:40 pm, July 26, 2012
The new Reva NXR plant in Bangalore is expected to be inaugurated by the end of August 2012.
Mahindra Reva Electric Vehicles Pvt Ltd has announced today that it has been awarded the 'Platinum' rating from the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC.) With this feat, the Mahindra Reva NXR plant has acquired a unique record of becoming the first automobile manufacturing facility in India to receiver this certification.
The award winning Mahindra Reva plant is speculated to become functional by the end of August 2012 where it will start manufacturing the all-new Mahindra Reva NXR and is expected to have an annual production capacity of 30,000 units. Our sources have hinted that the new plant will be inaugurated on 22 August 2012.
The IGBC Green Factory rating system is a measurement system designed for rating both new and existing factory buildings. Credits are awarded for adhering to mandatory requirements, site selection and planning, water, energy and material conservation, indoor environment quality, occupational health, innovations and design process.
Commenting on this milestone occasion, Dr Pawan Goenka, president of automotive & farm equipment sectors, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd said, “Mahindra Reva is all about creating the future of mobility solutions for sustainable living. With our new clean and green manufacturing facility at Mahindra REVA, we are in the process of establishing new benchmarks within the automobile industry. The IGBC Platinum Certification will go a long way in inspiring and enhancing our vision for a cleaner tomorrow”.
Speaking on the occasion, Chetan Maini, founder and chief of strategy and technology, Mahindra Reva Electric Vehicles Pvt Ltd said, “We are delighted to receive the ‘Platinum’ certification from an esteemed body like the Indian Green Building Council. We have taken extreme care to ensure that our new manufacturing plant is a sustainable facility in all aspects and adheres to the universally set benchmarks of the IGBC. This certification is a validation of our commitment towards a greener tomorrow.”
First Published on 05:40 pm, July 26, 2012
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