NBCC clinches Rs 400 crores contract in Dubai

India Pavilion will showcase India’s strength in innovation and start-ups which are pushing the boundaries in high technology areas

GN Bureau | August 22, 2018


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NBCC (India) Limited has bagged a Rs 400-crore project awarded by the department of commerce, union ministry of commerce and industry to build India Pavilion at the Dubai World Expo 2020.

The scope of work of the project includes conceptualisation, design and construction of 4,614 square meters India Pavilion and other utilities.

Apart from showcasing key initiatives like Make in India, Smart Cities, Digital India, India Pavilion will also showcase India’s strength in innovation and start-ups which are pushing the boundaries in high technology areas like artificial intelligence, fin-tech, space and green energy.

The India Pavilion sub- themed as Opportunity will be a blend of modern outlook and billion dreams and millions of opportunities with a focus on building a happy world. The immense cultural diversity of India will also be on display at the pavilion.

The Dubai World Expo 2020, which will remain open for six months, is expected to have footfalls of more than 10 million visitors from 200 countries.

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