Union Minister Hardeep Puri performs 'bhoomi pujan' for redevelopment of Central Vista Avenue Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on February 4 performed the 'bhoomi pujan' for the redevelopment of Central Vista Avenue between the Rashtrapati Bhavan and the India Gate. The central government aims to hold the 2022 Republic Day parade on the newly developed Rajpath. Puri said the redeveloped Central Vista Avenue would be a symbol of Modern India.
February 04, 2021 / 05:40 PM IST
Union Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri performed the ground breaking ceremony and bhoomi poojan for the redevelopment of Central Vista Avenue. The government has approved a proposal for the redevelopment of Central Vista Avenue with an estimated cost of Rs 608 crore. (Image: Twitter @HardeepSPuri)
The 3km-long Central Vista Avenue stretches from North & South Block to India Gate, and includes Rajpath, its adjoining lawns and canals, rows of trees, Vijay Chowk and the India Gate plaza. (Image: Twitter @HardeepSPuri)
The government seeks to celebrate the next Republic Day parade on Central Vista Avenue. Puri said Central Vista Avenue will be a symbol of Modern India. (Image: Twitter @HardeepSPuri)
The objective of the project is to make the Avenue an icon that truly benefits New India. This will be achieved by refurbishing, strengthening and restoring landscape and tree cover of the avenue, providing amenities, making it more pedestrian friendly and easier for traffic to negotiate. (Image: Twitter @HardeepSPuri)
The redevelopment of Central Vista Avenue -- the nation's power corridor -- envisages a new triangular shape Parliament building, a common central secretariat, revamping of the 3-km Rajpath from Rashtrapati Bhavan to India Gate, new Prime Minister's Residence and Prime Minister's Office, and a new Vice-President Enclave. (Image: Twitter @HardeepSPuri)