The IITGN campus is a benchmark in green development. It has been intricately designed so as to maximize the use of available space along with preserving the biodiversity as well as aesthetic value of the area. It is designed to be a ‘pedestrian campus’, free of vehicular traffic and pollution. The campus is characterized by low energy and resource consumption as well as minimal upkeep and low maintenance cost. Apart from this, various green initiatives have been undertaken. These include water recycling, rainwater harvesting, energy-efficient designs responsive to local weather conditions, passive cooling technologies, selection of construction materials and processes, etc.