An iconic construction on the final stretch of the Central Vista mission ought to be constructed by August 2022 to commemorate the 75th yr of Independence, the federal government mentioned in the present day whereas saying a design competitors, timeline and web site location for the multi-crore mission. The “Nav Bharat Udyan” would be the final a part of the Central Vista mission, the India Gate to the Yamuna stretch of the axis that begins from the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
The Rs 20,000-crore Central Vista mission seeks to construct a brand new parliament and different central authorities workplaces within the 3-km stretch from Rashtrapati Bhavan to the India Gate. The mission will likely be aligned alongside the 2 sides of the Rajpath and type the seat of the federal government that may begin with the North Block. After it, on the banks of Yamuna, would be the Nav Bharat Udyan with its iconic construction.
“Spread over 20.22 acres, Nav Bharat Udyan will be open to the public and is being designed to have an iconic structure and infotainment facilities such as Sphere of Unity, Milestones Walkway, Journey of India, Tech Dome, Amphitheatre, public amenities etc. to showcase India’s rich historical and cultural heritage, scientific achievements, and will symbolize unity in diversity and aspirations of the New India,” a authorities assertion learn.
The iconic construction could be a tower or a sculpture “or any other built form but not a building to be occupied”, the federal government mentioned.
A design competitors will likely be held from November 12 to “crowd-source implementable ideas for the conceptual architectural and structural design of the iconic structure”, the federal government mentioned.
The outcomes of the competitors, which can have a primary prize of Rs 5 lakh, will likely be introduced within the final week of December.
The iconic design will likely be “timeless”, “aspirational”, “indigenous”, “implementable” and “commemorative”, the federal government mentioned. Its location will likely be on the banks of Yamuna and aligned with the India Gate.
The Supreme Court has declined to remain the mission regardless of environmental and different considerations.
In October final yr, the federal government had mentioned that there will likely be no exterior modifications to the enduring Raisina Hill advanced and the parliament constructing.
The consultancy contract has been awarded to Gujarat-based HCP Design, Planning and Management for revamping the high-profile district within the coronary heart of the nationwide capital.