Pragati Maidan to be turned into exhibition-cum-convention centre

The centre will be developed with latest architectural design along with basement parking facility and comprehensive traffic decongestion interventions

GN Bureau | May 23, 2017


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The existing Pragati Maidan complex is set to get a new face with its redevelopment into a world class state-of-the-art integrated exhibition-cum-convention centre (IECC).
 
CMD, India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO), L C Goyal and CMD, NBCC (India) Limited, Anoop Kumar Mittal, announced the launch of the project to be implemented by the latter at a cost of approximately Rs 2,500 crore.
 
On the occasion, the layout and the design of IECC was released and an outline of comprehensive solutions to decongest traffic in and around Pragati Maidan. Once redeveloped, IECC will be a landmark spot in Delhi and a symbol of prime minister’s vision of New India.
 
Conceived by NBCC, IECC shall be developed with latest architectural design along with basement parking facility of 4,800 vehicles and comprehensive traffic decongestion interventions. The centre will be 32.4 metre tall landmark building on par with the best in the world. This structure will be on an elevated podium with unique slopping facade incorporating rich architectural heritage of Delhi.
 

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