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Profile of States Palm- leaf manuscript India’s first palm leaf manuscript museum was inaugurated at the Central Archives at a Fort in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. Palm-leaf manuscripts are one of humanity’s most ancient and widespread technologies for transmitting and preserving knowledge in written form. The museum will feature a rare collection of over 1 crore of palm-leaf manuscripts available with the Archives Department including administrative documents from the Venad era and political and social documents from Travancore, Kochi and Malabar. The museum will also display manuscripts featuring ancient alphabets including Vattezhuthu, Kolezhuthu and Malayanma. About Kerala Capital - Thiruvananthapuram Governor - Arif Mohammad Khan Chief Minister - Pinarayi Vijayan Awards and Honour GRIHA Exemplary Performance Award 2022. The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) Headquarter in New Delhi has won the prestigious GRIHA Exemplary Performance Award 2022, a top national level Green Building Award. UIDAI believes and promotes the idea of recycling and reuse to reduce carbon footprint. It has been harnessing solar power to meet a portion of its energy consumption. It is recycling and reusing water and has been adhering to sustainable waste management practices. About GRIHA (Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment) GRIHA was developed by TERI (The Energy and Research Institute) and was adopted as a national rating system for green buildings by the Government of India in 2007. It evaluates environmental performance of a building holistically over its entire life cycle, thereby providing a definitive standard for what constitutes a ‘green building’. GRIHA is also recognized as India’s own green building rating system in India’s Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDC) submitted to UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change)