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  • 27 June, 2020

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Central Vista Project

Central Vista Project

Central Vista Committee is chaired by the Central Public Works Department (CPWD) additional director general (works) under the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs. Central Vista's proposal for the CPWD is to construct a triangular Parliament building on the 10.5-acre plot adjacent to the existing heritage structure built in the 1920s. The project is estimated to cost? 922 crore.

It is a part of the larger revamps of the entire 3-km Central Vista from Rashtrapati Bhavan to India Gate. It includes constructing a new triangular Parliament opposite the existing heritage structure and building a central secretariat for all Ministries. The existing Parliament building as well north and South Blocks are proposed to be re-purposed as museums. The government’s plan was approved by the Central Vista Committee at a meeting on April 23 with the suggestion that the design be “in sync” with the existing Parliament House.

Delhi Urban Art Commission

It was formed by an Act of Parliament in 1973. It is meant to advise the Centre on matters of preservation, development and maintenance of the aesthetic quality of the capital Delhi’s urban and environmental design. Recently Centre’s proposal to construct a new Parliament building in time for Independence Day 2022 was not approved by the Delhi Urban Art Commission (DUAC).

Source: TH


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