Defense Ministry Vacates 700 Offices For New PM Residence Near Rajpath

Defense Ministry Vacates 700 Offices For New PM Residence Near Rajpath

Defense Ministry Vacates 700 Offices For New PM Residence Near Rajpath

Currently beneath the Central Vista Redevelopment mission, work to rebuild the brand new Parliament is underway

New Delhi:

Over 700 hutments belonging to the Ministry of Defense (MoD) situated round Dalhousie Road in Delhi are being cleared by the ministry and the area can be developed for the Prime Minister’s new residence and workplace as a part of the Central Vista Redevelopment mission.

The new places of work of near 7,000 ministry officers will now be situated at Kasturba Gandhi Marg in Central Delhi and at Africa Avenue close to Chanakyapuri. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the 2 complexes on Thursday.

As per info, over 50 acres, vacated close to South Block, can be used to develop the “Executive Enclave” of the Central Vista Project.

The new Executive Enclave, other than the PM residence, can have places of work of the Cabinet Secretariat and different senior officers.

“All these hutments round Dalhousie Road can be vacated over the subsequent two months and the brand new places of work can be everlasting,” a senior authorities official stated.

According to him, over 7,000 officers and workers belonging to 27 totally different organizations – hooked up places of work of the Defense Ministry, service headquarters and different subordinate places of work – are being shifted.

At Africa Avenue in Chanakyapuri, the brand new MoD complicated is a seven-storey constructing and can home solely protection ministry places of work. However, the opposite workplace in Central Delhi can be an eight-storey constructing and can be shared by Parivahan Bhawan and Shram Shakti Bhavan until their new places of work are operational on the Central Secretariat Complex.

The new buildings will even present fashionable facilities, connectivity and welfare services like canteens, banks, and so on. The location and areas of those buildings have been so designed that they don’t disturb the pre-existing timber.

As a part of the plan, the KG Marg complicated can be used to relocate 14 totally different places of work with a built-up space of ​​4.52 lakh sq. ft.

Thirteen places of work are being relocated to Africa Avenue with a built-up space of ​​5.08 lakh sq. ft, officers stated, including, these workplace complexes have been constructed at a price of Rs 775 crore offered by the Defense Ministry.

“The work has been carried out by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development as a part of their Central Vista mission. In addition to the workplace area for the officers and workers, there may be provision for multi-level automobile parking for over 1,500 vehicles in these complexes,” an official informed NDTV.

Currently beneath the Central Vista Redevelopment mission, work to rebuild the brand new Parliament is underway at Rajpath. While the Parliament constructing is anticipated to be prepared by 2022 – in time for celebrations of the seventy fifth anniversary of India’s Independence, the Central Vista Avenue is anticipated to be prepared by twenty sixth January 2022.

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