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ANGAN 2022 Conference- Making the Zero-Carbon Transition in Buildings

ANGAN 2022 Conference- Relevance for UPSC Exam

  • GS Paper 2: Governance, Administration and Challenges-
    • Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.

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ANGAN 2022 Conference in News

  • Recently, Shri Alok Kumar, Secretary, Ministry of Power inaugurated the ANGAN 2022 Conference.
  • ANGAN 2022 (ANGAN 2.0) Conference is the second edition of the event that has been organized under the Indo-Swiss Building Energy Efficiency Project (BEEP).
  • The winners of the BEE’s 1st National Energy Efficiency Roadmap for Movement towards Affordable and Natural habitat (NEERMAN) Awards were felicitated at ANGAN 2.0.


ANGAN 2022 Conference

  • About: ANGAN 2.0 is a three-day international conference that deliberates upon creating a sustainable, affordable and eco-friendly habitats in the world.
    • ANGAN 2022 conference also hosts an exhibition of various low carbon products, technologies and innovations applicable in the building sector.
    • ANGAN Full form: ANGAN full form is Augmenting Nature by Green Affordable New-habitat.
    • ANGAN 2.0 Title: ANGAN 2022 is titled “Making the Zero-Carbon Transition in Buildings”.
  • Objective: The objective of ANGAN 2.0 conference is to promote a healthy ecosystem which was mentioned at COP 26 in Glasgow by the Prime Minister Shri Narender Modi on LiFE (Lifestyle And Environment) and Panchamrit, aiming to make India Net Zero by 2070.
  • Organizing Body: ANGAN 2022 is being organised by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), Ministry of Power, in collaboration with Swiss Agency for Development & Cooperation (SDC) under the Indo-Swiss Building Energy Efficiency Project (BEEP).
  • Participation: More than 500 delegates consisting of Architects, Engineers, Builders, building material industries, Teachers, Students, Researchers, central and state government officials are attending the ANGAN conference.
  • Key Events: ANGAN 2022 conference witnessed deliberation on critical issues like “Unlocking Finance for Low-Carbon Buildings, “Thermal Comfort and Climate Resilience in Residential buildings”.
    • The Conference had special sessions on “Women in the Resource Efficiency Conversation”.
  • Significance: ANGAN 2022 conference cum exhibition is expected to foster national and international strategic collaboration, partnership, network and information exchange to promote low carbon, energy efficient habitat.



  • The NEERMAN awards are institutionalised with the objective to acknowledge and encourage exemplary building designs complying with BEE’s Eco-Niwas Samhita (ENS) and Energy Conservation Building Code (ECBC).
  • The NEERMAN award has seen participation of building projects across the country from Jammu & Kashmir to Andaman & Nicobar Islands.



Indo-Swiss Building Energy Efficiency Project (BEEP)

  • Indo-Swiss Building Energy Efficiency Project (BEEP) is a collaborative project between the Government of India and the Government of Switzerland.
  • BEEP has provided technical support to BEE in the formulation of Eco-Niwas Samhita (energy conservation building code for residential buildings), design of around 50 buildings and trained more than 5000 building sector professionals.


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