The Air Conditioning System at IECC to be Covid-19 compliant
As part of the Aatamnirbhar Abhiyan, the imported element in the project is being continuously reduced, and it presently stands at 9.55% of the project cost.
Over 5000 workers are presently engaged in various activities at the site and most of the constructed halls are likely to be completed by March 2021. The handing over of the buildings is likely to begin soon in a phased manner, and the complete project is likely to be handed over by October, 2021. The site will have 6 underpasses and a main tunnel for smooth movement of traffic in the region., there will be adequate availability of power, the buildings will be leak-proof and the drainage system will ensure no waterlogging under any circumstance. The redevelopment of Pragati Maidan as a modern, up-to- date centre for holding global conferences and exhibitions, will include creation of a modern Convention Center with seating capacity of 7,000 delegates.
Union Minister of Railways & Commerce & Industry Piyush Goyal recently reviewed the progress of construction activities. Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs H.S.Puri, Principal Advisor to the Prime Minister, PK Sinha, Officers from the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, ITPO, NBCC, and other agencies involved in the activity took part in the virtual review.
AAHAR will enter it’s 36th edition in 2021 and shall be organised adhering to SOP’s issued for Exhibitions during Pandemic.
The Expo will be held in Halls 7 to 12 along with A3 to A5 of the newly built halls of International Exhibition cum Convention Centre (IECC).