By Solar Times Bureau
Kumar Urban Development Limited (KUL) announced its second phase of its integrated eco-friendly township, KUL Ecoloch at Pune in Mahalunge, behind Balewadi stadium. KUL the leading developer of Mumbai and Pune, launched its first phase of eco-friendly township last year, which received an overwhelming response. Both of these projects are registered under IGBC Green township ratings and Cerebrum ITSEZ with a LEED CS pre-certified platinum building.
“Following the succession the company has come up with second phase providing upgraded amenities and services for our buyers, like club house with indoor games, sports grounds and club, gardens at entrance lobbies, gymnasium, swimming pool and jogging track. Aspiring from Clark Quay in Singapore, we are building a river-side marina and promenade; it will be the first-of-its-kind township to have such feature. It will consist of a golf club, a boat club and other water sports without compromising the river,” said Kruti Jain, director, Kumar Urban Development.
KUL developers has shown their concern for environment through their work, their eco-friendly projects features sewage treatment plant and rain water harvesting, with half the area of the entire project is under greenery. The project is located in a unique as ambience by hills on one side and a flowing river on the other side. It gives you true pleasure of living in nature. They support the green environment act by using chemical-free and energy-sufficient ingredients across all our projects.
Apart, from its eco-friendly constructions KUL takes other initiatives also for greener environment, KUL donated 50, 000 plants on World Environment Day till date since seven year, last year they donated out 12,000 plants to Pune city 10,000 plants were given to Pune Municipal Corporation and 2,000 to the Pune Cantonment Board.
These 12,000 plants in the city, after they grow fully, will help reduce carbon emissions by about 2646 kg and release approximately 2400 kg of oxygen per year. KUL had also organized the tree plantation programme at KUL Ecoloch township site at Mhalunge – Pune. Ecoloch incorporates green technology and energy saving features.
KUL initiatives, concern and the efforts for the green environment are always considered by various government and non-government organizations. They are the proud awardees of the national “Shristi Good Green Governance Award,” since last five years. The group is also facilitated by Amicus Enviro Consultancy for its contribution to nature and environment.
When asked to Kruti jain about their initiatives for green environment she said, “The KUL group understand the importance of environment and we believe that everyone should be environmentally-conscious. Our initiative towards spreading greenery is our responsibility to contribute to the environment for the good health of the city and making it better place to live peacefully.”