Speaker Praises Habitat’s Role in Revolutionising Housing Sector


Thiruvananthapuram: Inaugurating ‘Habfest-30’, a four-day event marking the beginning of the 30th anniversary celebrations of Habitat Technology Group here the other day, P Sreeramakrishnan, Speaker of Kerala Legislative Assembly, said that Habitat Group was the pioneers in revolutionizing the housing sector by standing up for sustainable and green architecture.

“Kerala has become a graveyard of luxury houses, a mark of Malayali’s unnecessary sense of exhibitionism,” said the Speaker. “Over the years, Habitat Group has been a guiding light in making us realize the concept that house is shelter and not a symbol of vanity,” he added.

G Shankar, Founder, Habitat Group, welcomed the gathering. MLAs O Rajagopal, P C George and V S Sivakumar; M Vijayakumar, Chairman, KTDC; V K Prasanth Mayor, Thiruvananthapuram, among others, attended the inaugural function.

The Speaker presented the National Habitat Award to Kirtee Shah, renowned architect, at the function.