Harit Prem Bharat Mahotsav - 23rd to 29th Jan 2020
Prem Jain Memorial Trust promotes Dr. Jain’s love for Sustainability and Mother Nature through weeklong celebrations titled “Harit Prem Bharat Mahotsav”. The Mahotsav is held from January 23 to 29 every year, to celebrate Dr. Jain’s birth anniversary on 26th January. The Mahotsav comprises of various events linked to sustainability, undertaken and advocated amongst associated societies across the country, through various chapters and locations. As part of the weeklong celebrations, members and affiliated societies such as IGBC, ISHRAE, ASHRAE, IPA AND DIPM and premiere institutes like School of Architecture and Planning, New Delhi undertake various activities across the country like recognising and awarding companies and individuals engaged in activities related to Sustainability, organizing painting / debate competitions for their students, organising a walk or run and plantation of saplings across India.
Dr. Prem Jain, architect of the modern green building movement in India is revered as the “Father of Green Buildings”. He ushered in a paradigm shift in the way buildings are conceived, designed worldwide and facilitated. India stands tall in the global green building movement and aspired for "Bharat to emerge as Jagat Guru in Sustainable Built Environment”.