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A Special Corridor For The PM, Underground Shuttle & More May Come Up In Central Delhi Soon


Adapting Western policies, Delhi now has a detailed layout chalked out for a personal corridor for the movement of the Prime Minister amongst many other things. Clearly, India is on its ladder up in terms of architectural developments. 

Central Vista Revamp | The Central Vista in Delhi will have a dedicated road tunnel for the movement of the PM from his residence to the office and the parliament building. The purpose of constructing this road tunnel is to separate the activity of eminent politicians from the general public to avoid getting stuck in roadblocks. 

During a presentation on the project, "Central Vista Project: Reimagining and Renewing A National Icon", the relocation of the PM’s house near the South Block and that of the Vice President’s to the North block were mentioned. The replacement of offices of defence personnel by a special protection group (SPG) office and the conversion of North as well as South Block into a museum of “India up to 1857” are in order. This intricate design plans ten new buildings for the accommodation of about 50,000 to 60,000 government employees and is believed to save Rs 1,000 crore worth of rent spent every year otherwise. Their aim is to build an underground shuttle service to commute to and fro this new arrangement of buildings. 

The involved officials have paid attention to the environmental well being too by ensuring the reuse of demolished debris in the making of new buildings. The parks at Rashtrapati Bhawan may also be opened for the public. The full house capacity for the members of Parliament will be a whopping 1,548 seats and there will be over a 1,000 office chambers for the members of the Parliament. The new Parliament building will also have a spire in the colour gold. The project is expected to come to closure by 2024. 

We’re all eagerly waiting to lay eyes on The Central Vista after a complete makeover and marvel at the development of our country.

Sourced Via Deccan Herald