How will the new Parliament House look like? the center publishes

New Delhi: The new Parliament building is likely to open by the end of January as last minute preparations are underway. Government sources told whether this decision is for the upcoming budget session or not

Parliament will be held in the new building or the existing one is yet to be taken over.

The Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) is responsible for the construction of the new Parliament House and the Central Vista redevelopment.

The minister has posted the latest photographs of the new Parliament House on his website- The government source also told news agency PTI that it will soon take a decision on the inauguration of the new Parliament building.

Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri had said in November last year that it was up to the government to choose the date for the inauguration of the building.

In December 2020, Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for the new Parliament building, which will have modern facilities.

Tata Projects Limited is constructing the new Parliament House which will have a grand Constitution Hall, a lounge for Members of Parliament, a library, several committee rooms, dining areas and ample parking space to showcase India’s democratic heritage.

The new Parliament building is part of the redevelopment of Central Vista, the country’s power corridor. The construction work of the Central Vista project started two years ago.

Rejuvenation of the three kilometer long Rajpath from Rashtrapati Bhavan to India Gate, a common Central Secretariat, a new office and residence of the Prime Minister, and construction of a new Vice-Presidential Enclave are also part of the project being executed by the CPWD. Which comes under the Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs.

(with agency inputs)