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Central Vista redevelopment project


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Central Vista redevelopment: CPWD invites bids to transplant 1,838 trees from IGNCA complex

May 27, 2021 9:56 pm

The winning agency will have to transplant the trees in 60 days and provide maintenance and upkeep of the trees for 365 days. The project will be executed at an estimated cost of Rs 1.87cr.

Nothing in the Central Vista Redevelopment Project responds to its time and space

May 18, 2021 9:56 am

The construction for the Central Vista Avenue has been declared as an 'essential service' by the government. It brings two questions to the fore, amid the public health emergency: What is essential? And for whom is it a service

Delhi: IGNCA building to take cues from neighbour

May 15, 2021 1:33 am

The old building located at Janpath road is set to be demolished as part of the Central Vista Redevelopment project. It has temporarily been shifted to the Janpath hotel, which has been renovated for the purpose.

Redevelopment To Be Completed By R-Day 2022: Central Vista Avenue to have more trees, lawns to get makeover

January 20, 2021 1:16 am

As per the plan for the redevelopment of the Avenue presented by HCP Design, Planning and Management Pvt Ltd — the architectural consultant of the Central Vista project — lawns and canals shall be refurbished, new trees would come up and parking spaces and vending areas shall be created.

Central Vista gets Supreme Court’s all-clear: 2-1 verdict says no infirmity

January 06, 2021 4:03 am

The project in the heart of New Delhi envisages construction of a new Parliament complex, buildings for central ministries, a new enclave for the Vice President, a new office and residence for the Prime Minister, among others.

Couldn’t an expansion have been undertaken, without giving up on the present Parliament building?

December 20, 2020 8:32 am

While icons keep a nation’s spirit alive, it is iconic structures such as Parliament that help give the nation its identity and connect the present to the past, giving it a direction to move more confidently towards the future.

Central vista project: Ticked off for breach, CPWD seeks nod to transplant trees near Badarpur

December 12, 2020 12:54 am

The trees were however being sent to the National Thermal Power Corporation in Badarpur, close to Delhi’s border with Haryana, in violation of the conditions. After this was brought to their notice, the forest department threatened to act as per Delhi Preservation of Trees Act, 1994.

‘Taller than India Gate’: Entries open for new Central Vista structure on Yamuna bank

November 13, 2020 9:36 am

Under the Master Plan, the Central Vista axis — currently from Rashtrapati Bhavan, following Rajpath, up to India Gate — will be extended from the present 2.9 km to 6.3 km from ridge to river.