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News Pragati Maidan Complex to be Redeveloped into a World Class State-of-the-Art Exhibition-cum-Convention Centre he existing Pragati Maidan Complex Exhibition segment of the Integrated Centre that so far used to organise National and shall comprise 7 new modern Exhibition Halls TInternational Exhibitions and facilitate along with pre-function area with exhibition space holding of various other events, is set to get all of one lakh sq. mtr. Each Exhibition Hall will have new face with its upcoming redevelopment into a integrated F&B facility. There will also be exhibition World class state-of-the-art Integrated Exhibition- open area (15 acres) with 4 open amphitheaters, cum-Convention Centre (IECC). At a joint Press (two of 900 pax each and two of 600 pax each) Conference by Shri L. C. Goyal, CMD, India Trade with two colourful fountain areas. The complex Promotion Organisation (ITPO) and Dr. Anoop will also have covered walkways/canopies & Kumar Mittal, CMD, NBCC (India) Limited, held in skywalk connectivity with Pragati Maidan Metro New Delhi on 16.05.2017, announced the launch Station. of this sophisticated Project to be implemented by the latter at a cost of approx. Rs 2,500 Crore. Shri The basement parking for 4800 vehicles will Goyal and Dr. Mittal on the occasion, released the have Entry and Exit points for smooth traffic flow. layout and the design of IECC and an outline of The provision of Traffic Interventions will take care comprehensive solutions to decongest traffic in of traffic decongestion interventions which shall and around Pragati Maidan. Once redeveloped, be vital for better access to IECC and the benefit IECC will be a landmark spot in Delhi and a symbol of general public. The facility will also connect of Hon’ble Prime Minister’s vision of ‘New India’, Mathura Road/Purana Quila Road to Ring Road they informed. through a 6 lane divided tunnel cutting across Pragati Maidan and shall make Mathura Road Conceived by NBCC in association with M/s signal free. ARCOP Associates Pvt. Ltd. and Aedas Pte. Ltd. of Shri Goyal and Dr. Mittal also informed that the Singapore, the IECC shall be developed with latest CCEA approved the IECC on 24 January, 2017 with architectural design alongwith basement parking the estimated cost of Rs. 2254 crore (excluding the facility of 4800 vehicles and comprehensive cost on account of traffic interventions). Stating that traffic decongestion interventions. The Convention all statutory approvals like layout plan and concept Centre will be 32.4 mtr. tall landmark building on design by Delhi Urban Art Commission (DUAC), par with the best in the world. This structure will National Monuments Authority (NMA), South be on an elevated podium with unique slopping Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC); layout plan facade incorporating rich architectural heritage of and building plans by Fire Services Department Delhi. The Centre will have a capacity of 7000 pax of Govt. of Delhi; traffic Interventions by Unified in single format (Plenary Hall with fixed sitting of Traffic and Transportation Infrastructure (Planning 3000 pax and Multi-Function Hall of 4000 pax) & Engineering) Centre (UTTIPEC) in DDA have and amphitheater with 3000 pax. There will be been obtained, they informed that environmental altogether 30 Meeting Rooms of different sizes and clearance from Ministry of Environment and Forest capacity and the complete structure of the Centre (MOEF) is in process and expected soon. will be built with a mix of red stone and Dholpur white stone and GFRC. The implementation of During the proceedings, both the Stakeholders the whole project shall also have the provision for revealed the detailed timeline of the prestigious monetisation of land for a 500-Key Hotel. project saying that the vendors for both IECC 38 Laghu Udyog Samachar
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