Smart City Initiative:
The Green Institute attempts to work as a partner institution for key stakeholders (governmental, non-governmental agencies, communities or community based organizations) to plan, design and develop smart cities and communities in Nepal. The Green Institute offers high-grade advisory or consulting services to key stakeholders (governmental, non-governmental agencies, communities or community based organizations) for planning, designing and building sustainable, green & smart cities and communities. Through world-class experts, engineers, architects, urban planners, urban economists and professionals associated with the Green Institute, it works on scientific urban design, planning and development. Additionally, it assists the government for urban policy reform to develop sustainable cities.
Green City Initiative:
The Green Institute will additionally focus on green city initiative for integrated urban environment improvement and management to make green cities and communities. In this context, the Green Institute will use knowledge, skills, ideas,expertise and past experiences of its core team members and advisers in promoting : household waste management (by transforming waste into compost),rain water harvesting, access to improved sanitation and clean water, renewable energy(solar and biogas), urban biodiversity conservation, cultural heritages conservation, environment friendly means of transportation and urban farming/gardening.
In this context, the Green Institute will invite and involve highly prominent environmental specialists and collaborate with concerned institutions to plan and implement integrated urban environment improvement and management initiatives, with an objective for green city development.
Sustainable City Initiative:
The Green Institute attempts to develop sustainable cities and communities by assisting the government and communities in achieving the targets set by United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) no : 11. With the contribution of the experts and consultants associated with the Green Institute and its partner institutions, it will attempt to assist the key urban developmental stakeholders to develop an action plan, apply a scientific, systematic, strategic planning approach for designing and implementation of smart, green and sustainable city developmental initiatives.
Likewise,the Green Institute will offer services to the urban stakeholders( governmental, non governmental agencies, community based organizations, communities and people) in
- Study, design and construction of integrated urban development infrastructures related to water supply system, safe and sustainable road infrastructure, green, smart and sustainable houses (earthquake resistance, eco-friendly and energy efficient house with water harvesting and rooftop gardening system)
- Promoting household waste management, urban organic farming, developing agriculture market places, green parks, nursery and gardens in open spaces