Indian Railways transforms Habibganj station with modern functionality. See the details


The station is designed and built according to the parameters of ecological construction making maximum use of natural light, better ventilation, the use of recyclable materials, the use of recycled water, the use of solar energy, the collection rainwater, an environmentally friendly construction. A sustainable building design has been adopted and a climate-conscious approach ensuring minimal damage to the environment, while the construction and use of the building The sustainable building design also ensures optimal use of energy, water, natural resources, less waste production and creates a healthy and comfortable Tving space, compared to conventional buildings.

Use of solar energy

About 70% of the demand for electricity will be met by the use of solar energy. The station’s total electrical demand is 950 kW and the solar power plant design (photovoltaic cell on platform shelters) for the railway is 660 kW on the Resco model.

Water conservation

Rainwater recovery for the station as well as the relocation structures (staff quarters, construction office, C&W office). Water management by metering, dual flush system, aerated water taps and water audit. Total water of 500 KLD is used at the station generating waste water of 300 KLD. Wastewater management via STP, 100% of wastewater recycled or 300KLD and used for rinsing gardening and washing washable aprons

Use of environmentally friendly materials

VOC-limited material for paints, adhesives, sealants and coatings used in the project.

HVAC, fire extinguisher and non-CFC extinguishing system used in the project. Recycled material Glass, Steel, Ceme (based on fly ash), AAC blocks, fly ash bricks, RMC, eles etc. also used. Where possible, local equipment is used to avoid

transport Excavated earth from the site is used in the project and the remainder is donated to other construction industries to prevent spillage.

Forest conservation: Minimum wood (hand or soft) used in the project

The chemical, having an ecological building permit, used for the management of the installations

Environmental clearance:

Prior environmental authorization is obtained from statutory bodies, namely the MOEF / SEIAA / PCB. No groundwater was used for the construction or operation of the station. Insulated roof panels for west building and ventilation hall provided to improve indoor environment AAC (autoclaved aerated concrete) blocks in project partitions used to improve indoor environment.

Fire protection:

First railway station to comply with the National Fire Protection Act (NFPA), i.e. buildings, sky hall and subway with fire detection as well as firefighting facilities the fire.

Efficient solid waste management:

Solid waste management is also carried out in accordance with the CTE of the MPPCS framework) and the CTO is also enforced. Dry and wet solid waste is collected in double bins and disposed of according to municipal corporation standards. Single-use plastic is prohibited at Habibganj station A bottle crusher is also provided at the station Manual picking of rags is also carried out

Construction management

Best construction management practices in accordance with industry best practice and use of top consultants for analysis and design, site planning team, quality assurance team and safety team.

Use of energy efficient electrical equipment Electrical equipment such as LED lights, fan, geyser and AC used in the project have BEE A star ratings All electrical, electronic and sensor equipment are connected with SCADA for better monitoring and control

Use of natural lights

Sky lights provided in the west building and the air hall. Window opening planned according to standards for efficient ventilation and natural light in all buildings.

Ventilation in subways

Forced ventilation system for better indoor air quality supplied in both subways

Integration with Bhopal Metro Rail

Direct connection with the proposed metro provided at the lobby level, this would ensure a seamless travel experience for users, favoring public transport

State-of-the-art car parks

State-of-the-art car park, compliant with standards (Parking for 300 cars and 850 two-wheeled taal rickshaws and buses) consisting of a car park reserved for people with reduced mobility, charging station for electric vehicles, lane reserved for drop-off, paving stones in the parking areas, provided.


Well-lit trails for the ease of pedestrians

Electric meters

Separate counters are provided for each component and block of projects, including all vendors

Safety and security of passengers

100% CCTV surveillance of stations including Parking med 117% Cameras

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