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Having eulogised the merits of making the switch to energy efficient designs, the Central Government is getting ready to showcase its first completely green building with the hope that it will have a cascading impact. The upcoming headquarter of the Ministry of External Affairs at Jawaharlal Nehru Bhawan here is being presented as the first completely green building designed and being constructed by the Central Government in the city. Having far surpassed the requirements necessitated by the Energy Conservation Building Code and is the first State owned complex to have its own sewage treatment plant within its perimeter, the building is scheduled for a September 2009 opening. Read more at http://www.hindu.com/2008/12/17/stories/2008121755990400.htm