India’s Central Vista Project : All You Need To Know
Indian government’s Central Vista Project, granted green signal by the Supreme Court to go ahead on January 5, 2021, is a much talked about ambitious plan to redevelop several government infrastructures along the three kilometer stretch from Rashtrapati Bhaban (Official Residence of Indian President) Presidential to India Gate.
The estimated cost of the project is ₹ 20,000 crores.
The project involves reconstruction of several mega government structures including new Parliament Building, central secretariat, new PMO and others.
Let us have a look at the Central Vista Project in details :
Infrastructures To be built Under the Project :
# New Parliament Building
# Common Central Secretariat
# New residences for Prime Minister and Vice-President
# New building for Prime Minister’s Office
New Parliament Building will have the following features :
# A four-Storied structure
# Seating Capacity for 1,224 MPs
# Cost Rs. 970 crore
# Estimated completion Period : 2022
# Total area 64,500 square meter
Additional Facilities : New Parliament Building will have the following additions as well :
# A Constitution Hall to showcase democratic heritage
# Lounge for MPs
# Multiple Committee Rooms
# Dining Areas
To note, Tata Projects Ltd. will construct the new Parliament Building.