2014-04-03 15:23:21 - 22-storey building one of the tallest in the National Capital Region.Mechanized car parking, captive power generation plant among features
Designed as per LEED-Platinum Green Building norms
Noida, April 3, 2014: GAIL (India) Limited’s iconic new office building GAIL Jubilee Tower, one of the tallest buildings in the National Capital Region, was inaugurated here today by Shri Saurabh Chandra, IAS, Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas in the presence of Shri B C Tripathi, GAIL Chairman & Managing Director, Shri Rajive Kumar, IAS, Additional Secretary, MoPNG and Director, GAIL, Shri P K Singh, Joint Secretary, MoPNG and Director, GAIL, Shri S Venkatraman, Director (Business Development), GAIL, Shri P K Jain, Director (Finance), Shri M Ravindran, Director (Human Resources), Dr Ashutosh Karnatak, Director (Projects) and other senior officials of the company.
The 22-storey GAIL Jubilee Tower has a height of 118 metres, more than one-and-half times the height
of the Qutub Minar (73 metres). It is one of the tallest buildings in the National Capital Region (NCR) as on date and is equipped with high-speed lifts.
The Jubilee Tower has been designed as per LEED-Platinum Green Building norms. The building has its own captive power generation plant using gas engine generators and the waste heat recovered is used to run the Air Conditioning system. A 30 KW solar power plant has been installed for area lighting. Its electricity load will be 40 % less than other similar high-rises. The building is equipped with high performance glass with insulation on walls, occupancy and lux level sensors.
It is one of the few buildings in the NCR with a mechanized car parking. The three-tier semi-automatic car park can accommodate 265 vehicles in the basement.
The building has a total built-up area of 2,50,000 sq.ft., with the typical floor area being 9,000 sq.ft. It has a sitting capacity of 600 people and also houses the National Gas Management Centre which is linked to all the major pipeline centres of GAIL, called Regional Gas Management Centres. The entire natural gas and liquefied petroleum gas network of GAIL can be monitored from the NGMC, the first of its kind in India.
The construction of the building was completed in just four years. About 18,000 cubic metres of concrete and 2,300 metric tonnes of steel were consumed during the construction which required 30 lakh man hours. Fly ash bricks and environment friendly cement, wood and paint materials were also used. The building has a sewage treatment plant and rainwater harvesting system and has zero water discharge to the surroundings.
The GAIL Jubilee Tower is situated at B-35, 36, Sector-1, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, a short distance from Delhi. GAIL’s Corporate and Registered Office will continue to be at 16, Bhikaiji Cama Place, New Delhi