Recognition and Awards

Our centers have led impressive initiatives in areas of building energy performance, transport, and water and sanitation that have contributed to low carbon urban development, responsible consumption, and more efficient management of natural resources. The Recognition and Awards awarded to the centers are as follows: 



  • CWAS wins award in Urban Wastewater Management category at the 9th FICCI Water Awards.

  • CHC notified among 30 additional Expert Heritage Bodies by the National Monuments Authority to prepare bye-laws and plans for nationally protected monuments.

  • CoE-UT supported Hubballi – Dharwad Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS) wins the Skoch Award in the Environment and Sustainability category.

  • CWAS recognised for its Performance Assessment System project by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) during the FICCI Water Awards 2020

  • A study by Council of Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW) identifies two R&D projects carried out by CARBSE for best practices for Academia-Industry Collaborative R&D projects.

  • CHC awarded an Honorary Mention for its contribution toward the ‘Call for Participation: Counter Stories', within Our World Heritage (OWH) Diversities and Genders Group.

  • CWAS with HSBC wins an award under the WASH category at the 7th CSR Impact Awards.


  • CARBSE laboratory is recognized among the top three most accurate laboratories in an interlaboratory comparison study.


  • CoE-UT has been awarded for the Project “Best Intelligent Transport System for the project of Automatic Fare Collection System (AFCS) of ITMS” by the Ministry of Urban Affairs, Government of India at Annual Urban Mobility India Conference in Nagpur in 2019

  • CARBSE has been recognised for its work in thermal comfort, low energy cooling, and energy-efficient architecture in the India Cooling Action Plan (ICAP) published by the Ministry of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change, Government of India. 


  • CoE-UT has been awarded Sustainable Cities and Human Settlements Awards (SCAHSA) under the category Global Model for Green Mobility by Global Forum on Human Settlements 2018

  • CoE-UT has been awarded for the Project Urban Mass Transit System under Best Urban Mass Transit Project category of Urban Mobility India Conference in 2018

  • CoE-UT has received Project Award for Surat ITS system under Best Intelligent Transport System Project category of Urban Mobility India Conference in 2018

  • CoE-UT has received Best City in Urban Transport Initiative Award of Excellence For Pink Auto Project By Urban Mobility India (UMI), October 2018

  • CoE-UT has received 'Project Award' for ITMS under 'Transport and Mobility' Category of India Smart Cities Award 2018 by MoHUA, July, 2018

  • CoE-UT has received Smart Project Awards for (i) SMAC Centre and (ii) ITMS projects by Smart City Council of India, March, 2018

  • CoE-UT has received Smart Infrastructure Innovation Award To Surat Smart City for Enterprise Management system for ITMS for Sitilink By Express Computer in March 2018

  • Testing facility under CRDF are accredated under NABL Certificate More Details

  • C-WAS has been awarded ISC-FICCI sanitation award for ‘Best Non-Profit Engagement Model in Sanitation’. More Details

  • CEPT University - CRDC has received the 10th CIDC VISHWAKARMA AWARD 2018, for the Best Construction Project (Social Infrastructure), for involvement as Project Consultant and Team member for Mahatma Mandir Project Phase 2b. More Details


  • C-WAS felicitated by President of India for Swachh Maharashtra More Details

  • CEPT University wins award by Indian Concrete Institute (ICI) for outstanding concrete structure under the Building Segment category for Mahatma Mandir - Phase 2B project as Principal Consultant More Details

  • CoE-UT has received award for Surat city Bus service under Best City Bus Service category at Urban Mobility India Conference in 2017


  • CARBSE has been certified for The Indo Swiss Building Energy Efficiency Project (BEEP) has qualified in the Star Robin Testing of Building Insulation Materials conducted under BEEP's Technical Assistance Programme, during the year 2016 . More Details

  • DICRC was one of the Finalist at GESIA 9th Annual Awards for Excellence under the category of Best ICT Initiative in Education Sector for the Project Building Craft Lab

  • CoE-UT has received award for Best Urban Mass Transit Project award for its Integrated Mass Transit system at Urban Mobility India Conference, 2016


  • CoE-UT has received award for Elets Smart City Awards 2015 For BRTS By Elets Technomedia Pvt. Ltd., July 2015

  • CoE-UT has received award for International Award from UITP for Public Transport Strategy Award in Milan, June, 2015.

  • CoE-UT has received HUDCO award from Housing & Urban Development Corporation Ltd (HUDCO) in category of Urban Transport,  April, 2015.


  • CoE-UT was presented the Second Runner’s Up Award for Alternative Analysis of Hubli-Dharwad carried out using VISSIM software at the 3rd Indian PTV User Group Meeting (UGM) held in November 2014 at New Delhi.


  • Building Energy Performance Laboratory at CEPT University is awarded the status of regional data collection and review center for the International Glazing database administered by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. More Details

  • CEPT University- CRDF received Certificate of Commendation from The Indian Concrete Institute, Ahmedabad and UltraTech Cement Limited for The Mahatma Mandir Phase 1 project as outstanding concrete structure of Ahmedabad 2013 under the Public Building category. More Details

  • CoE-UT has received MARKENOMY Awards 2013 in the category of Best Urban Infra Mass Transport Project in India, September 2013 organized by Falcon Media, an enterprise of Enertia Foundation at Juhu Club Millennium, Mumbai.


  • DICRC has been awarded Honourable mention and prize- International Zumtobel Group Awards 2012 for Special Initiatives Category for the project Indigenous Building Practices of Himachal Pradesh 

  • CoE-UT signed Momentum for Change an International Award for the category of 2012 Light House Activities to Ahmedabad Bus Rapid Transit System Janmarg by United Nations at Doha, December 2012.


  • CoE-UT, has been awarded the Knowledge & Research Award as a part of the PTx2 International award and the Regional Award given by UITP in 2011 and has been recognized for the pioneering work in BRT planning in India. 

  • CoE-UT has received Daring Ambition Award and Knowledge and Research Award – 2011 at 59th UITP World Congress, Dubai, April, 2011.

  • CoE-UT has received Award for Excellence in the category of Best ITS Project – 2011 from the Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, December 2011.


  • CoE-UT has received Sustainable Transport Award – 2010 at Washington DC, USA, January 2010.

  • CoE-UT has received award for Outstanding Innovations in Public Transportation – 2010 from UITP, Germany, May 2010 by International Transport Forum and International Association of Public transport.

  • CoE-UT has received award for Best Innovation Project towards Improvement in Urban Mobility in the City of Ahmedabad through New Technological Innovations in Janmarg BRTS – 2010 from the Government of India, December 2010.


  • CoE-UT has received award for Best Mass Transit Rapid System Project - 2009 under JnNURM scheme, December 2009 by Honorable Prime Minister, Government of India