The world-renowned construction research institutes from Germany and the environment and energy research institutes from India are the partners in research with us.


Multiple International Green Rating Agencies along with a Germany headquartered multinational architectural firm have been helping design the projects.


The topmost MBA school in Canada and the best name in elderly care in India have been participating to improve education and healthcare within our campuses.


A band of students, student researchers, charitable individuals and organizations, along with a Pune based creative firm helping us reach our audience.

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) is a research institute based in New Delhi that was founded in 1974 with the support of MNRE (Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India) and that conducts research in the fields of energy, environment and sustainable development. TERI founded GRIHA Council as an independent platform for the interaction on scientific and administrative issues related to sustainable habitats in the Indian subcontinent.

Royal Orange County has been certified by TERI to be the first 5 Star rated Green Building in India at Precert level and won an acknowledgement for Exemplary Demonstration of Low - Energy Material Application by GRIHA Council.

Indian Green Building Council

The Indian Green Building Council (IGBC), a part of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) was formed in the year 2001. The council offers a wide array of services which include developing new green building rating programmes, certification services and green building training programmes.

Indian Green Building Council has recognized Royal Orange County as a Platinum rated building that implies that the project has attained Global Leadership status among the new green buildings in India.

Ivey Business School

Ivey Business School (Ivey) is one of Canada's leading business schools, located at the University of Western Ontario, a research-intensive University in London, Ontario, Canada. According to Bloomberg Businessweek, Ivey runs the best full-time MBA program outside of the United States.

Ivey Business School students have successfully conducted a feasibility study and market analysis for the group's most ambitious project till date: Gathagram.


Planquadrat is a leading architecture firm from Germany established in the year 1994 having a headquarter in Darmstadt with enthusiastic team of more than 150 professionals handling more than 200 projects of various types and scale around the globe.

With a unique blend of tradition with modernity, and commitment to design excellence, quality, sustainability and aesthetics- Planquadrat is the the master-planner for the group and its lead architect firm for the project, Gathagram.


Fraunhofer Society for the Advancement of Applied Research, is a German research organization with 67 institutes spread across Germany, each focusing on different fields of applied science. It employs around 24,000 people, mainly scientists and engineers, with an annual research budget of about €2.1 billion.

Fraunhofer ICT is empaneled with Gathagram to achieve maximum clean energy generation and its utilisation in most effective manner.

Hochschule Karlsruhe Technik und Wirtschaft

The Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences is the largest university of applied sciences in the state of Baden-Württemberg, offering both academic and professional higher education study programmes in engineering sciences, natural sciences, and business. Given the concentration of research centers and universities in and around Karlsruhe, the university of technology offers a wide range of courses on campus respected in the industry and academia. It is ranked among the top universities of applied sciences or Fachhochschule in Germany with especially strong mechanical, electrical engineering, IT and Engineering with Business Studies programs. Orange County Group and the Hochschule Karlsruhe – Technik und Wirtschaft are in collaboration to make Gathagram a Carbon Neutral City through Energy Optimized Design.

Age Ventures India

Age Ventures India (AVI) is a private, not-for-profit trust established in 2008 by Mr Amal Ganguli, President, ‘HelpAge India’, whose mission is to provide support services to middle class elderly.

Age Ventures India has conceptualized and has been putting the system, service and critical processes in place for the Senior Living project at Gathagram.

cBalance Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

cBalance is a Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) Certified Energy Auditor, developer of the first India-specific GHG Emission Factor Database, Indian associate of Best Foot Forward (UK subsidiary of Anthesis Group) and an empanelled GHG Inventory Consultant with 'The Green Signal' – India's first sustainability Ecolabelling program.

National Environmental Engineering Research Institute

The National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) is a research institute created and funded by Government of India. It was established in Nagpur in 1958 with focus on water supply, sewage disposal, communicable diseases and to some extent on industrial pollution and occupational diseases found common in post-independent India. NEERI is a pioneer laboratory in the field of environmental science and engineering and part of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).

NEERI has helped the group with unique solutions to set up Sewage Treatment Plants (STPs) and install a Phytorid Wastewater Treatment Technology based STP at Royal Orange County.

Maroon Island

Founded in 2004, Maroon Island, is a award winning creative advertising house, based in Pune with a presence in Mumbai, Bangalore, Kolkata, Germany and the US. The firm has been working with the Orange County Group since its inception.