PM to lay foundation stone of New Parliament Building tomorrow
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of the New Parliament Building at Sansad Marg, New Delhi tomorrow.
The new building to come up on 64,500 square metre area and is expected to be ready by 2022 which will be the 75th anniversary of India’s independence.
The New Parliament Building, to be developed with an estimated cost of 971 crore, will be state-of-the-art and energy efficient. Lok Sabha will be 3 times of the existing size and Rajya Sabha will be substantially bigger. The construction of New Parliament Building will utilize resource efficient green technology.
• Estimated cost – Rs 971 crore
• Area – 64,500 sqm
• Four floors, 120 office spaces
• Expected to be ready by 2022