New Delhi: Jamia Millia Islamia Team Nexa has been awarded prestigious Housing Competition in the category ‘On-site Construction Worker Housing’. Their real estate partner is Larsen & Turbo.
Solar Decathlon India 2021-22, an annual challenge, aimed at building the next generation of Net-Zero leaders to combat climate change in the buildings sector, announced this year's winners through a virtual event on May 7 and 8, 2022.
Solar Decathlon India is conducted by the Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS) and the Alliance for an Energy Efficient Economy (AEEE) under the aegis of the Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF).
The event also organized an Internship fair to enable young leaders find their footing in the clean energy field. Solar Decathlon India 2021-22 saw over 30 organizations offer opportunities for the challenge participants.
The challenge ran for 9 months and this year had 99 teams competing, with 1300+ students from 109 institutions, guided by 165 faculty mentors.
This year, the teams competed for the Division Prize in 6 competition divisions: Multi-Family Housing, Single-Family Housing, Educational Building, Office Building, Community Resilience Shelter and On-site Construction Worker Housing. The entries submitted by teams and their presentations were evaluated by a jury comprising experts from the industry. The winners of the Divisions pitched their projects to a Grand Jury comprising experts from well-known real-estate companies. The Division winners will receive a cash prize of Rs 40,000 and the Runner-up teams will receive a cash prize of Rs 20,000.
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