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Training of Resilient, Affordable and Comfortable Housing Through National Action-RACHNA

7th training of RACHNA was held in Rajkot, Gujarat on 12th May. Thermal Comfort in Affordable Housing, Light House Project technologies with respect to conventional methods, how Monolithic Tunnel Formwork Technology used at LHP Rajkot is beneficial was explained to participants by Maaz Dixit, Founding Partner at Neev Energy and Sustainable Solutions.

Thermal Comfort by Maaz Dixit
Mrs Maaz Dixit highlighting on the physiological factors affecting thermal comfort during the training program.


What is RACHNA ?

RACHNA-Resilient, Affordable and Comfortable Housing Through National Action’ is an initiative of Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs in partnership with Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH and Building Material and Technology promotion Council (BMTPC).

A series of trainings & workshops on Innovative Construction Technologies & Thermal Comfort for Affordable Housing are being conducted under this program. The focus of these trainings is on creating awareness among stakeholders on thermal comfort, its necessity in the affordable housing sector and ways to achieve it. The training programs will deliver in-depth knowledge on thermal comfort, material influences, and its relationship with building physics. Moreover, it will familiarize participants with design strategies, construction techniques, low-cost solutions, policy documents, building codes, international practices, and other aspects relevant to thermal comfort in affordable housing.

The outcome of the training would be to make the stakeholders in the affordable housing sector understand the need for thermal comfort & urge them to include no cost or low-cost strategies in upcoming projects. Participants of the training program will be equipped with advanced knowledge and skillset to ensure provision of thermal comfort in India's affordable housing sector.

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