The national capital is set to get a state-of-the-art convention centre on the lines of the ones in Shanghai, Hong Kong and Singapore for hosting exhibitions, trade fairs and summits of international standards. The exhibition-cum-convention centre in Dwarka and its allied infrastructure which includes, an arena, primary structure, Delhi Metro, road connectivity, hotels and office spaces, is being constructed at an estimated cost of ₹25,703 crore. ‘It is an honour to design and work closely on projects like the Dwarka convention centre, that showcase our architectural prowess on a global scale. Our architects are creating world-class state-of-the-art buildings and the convention centre in Dwarka,” said Dikshu Kukreja, principal architect, CP Kukreja Architects. The Centre will provide budgetary support of ₹2,037.39 crore to the SPV over a period of three years to fund trunk infrastructure, a part of exhibition centre, convention centre, Metro and road connectivity.
Source: Hindustan Times January 03, 2018 05:30 UTC