GATC – ADDA’s unique way to celebrate Navratri

Everyone has a unique way to celebrate the goddess and her power during Navratri. We, at ADDA, are no exception. On the 9 days that lead up to Navratri, the entire ADDA family gathers in the office 15 minutes before lunch to dance around the cubicles. It’s fun. We typically try to pull off some

How To Cut Down Electricity Consumption In An Apartment Complex

An average household is said to consume about 800 units of power annually. Now, let’s take an apartment in a gated community. In addition to what is being consumed in single units, the complex as a whole needs lights, sprinklers and many such amenities that require electricity to function. This would mean that the amount

How To Handle Flooding In Basement Parking During Heavy Rains

Basement car parking is an important component of modern infrastructure. Not just residential buildings, even commercial ones have most of their parking area in the basements. In residential buildings, particularly in apartment complexes, heavy rains often result in flooded basement car parking lots. Unlike in commercial buildings, most parking lots would be filled because people

How to Protect your Apartment from Hazardous Cell Phone Tower Radiations?

We have always enjoyed the benefits and convenience of technology. It is now time for us to consider the tradeoffs between the advantages and harmful effects that few technological advancements like cell phone towers, Wifi routers pose to human life. In this digital era, every communication that happens around us involves transmission and reception of

Waste Segregation – Disposing Trash Responsibly

With cities getting more and more crowded by each passing minute, it is becoming difficult for authorities to manage the huge amount of waste that keeps accumulating everyday. As a responsible citizen, the duty rests upon you to help the municipality to manage waste disposal efficiently. So here’s a simple article for you introducing you

GST Press Release: On Services provided by RWA (Resident Welfare Association / Housing Society

Below is a Press Release from the government of India to rest various speculations around applicability of GST for Housing Societies.  There are some press reports that services provided by a Housing Society [Resident Welfare Association (RWA)] will become expensive under GST. These are completely unsubstantiated. 1. It may be mentioned that supply of service by

GST is LIVE on your ADDA!

As India prepares for this revolutionary change in tax system, your ADDA is now ready with relevant changes on GST. All the service tax settings where ever applicable have been moved to GST effective from today, July 1st, 2017. All tax calculations will be done as per GST, automatically by the system! There are a few

Things To Keep In Mind While Renting An Apartment

With people moving to metros in search of jobs, opportunities and dreams, real estate seems to be an ever-booming market in the big cities. With apartments and houses coming up even in the tiniest patches of free land available, finding a house is a very confusing task these days. If you are someone who is

Apartment Complex: Summer Community Activities for Kids

Summer vacation is a time for fun. Yes, there’s the sun beating down on us relentlessly so outdoor activities may be hard to do unless there’s plenty of shade. That said, summer vacation gives children a time to develop their skill-set and develop as an individual. Kids are very energetic and restless. Finding productive activities

Goods & Service Tax (GST): Background & It’s effects on Housing Societies

What is GST? GST – Goods & Services Tax is all set to be one of the most impactful economic reforms to be implemented in last few decades and is already being labeled as a major social reform too. What Is Wrong with The Current Tax System? Though India is politically one country, economically it
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