The new Parliament building project, which has an October deadline, has made 44% physical development, and the government has spent Rs 480 crores on it so far, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Monday.
This year, the administration intends to convene the winter session in the new Parliament building.
In response to a written question, Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs Kaushal Kishore stated that the government expects to spend Rs. 2,285 crore on the entire Central Vista project in the coming fiscal year.
The government is expected to spend 1,423 crores in the fiscal year 2021-22, according to the minister.
The new vice president’s enclave, which comprises the vice president’s mansion and a secretariat, has made three per cent physical development. The project was supposed to be completed in 10 months from the commencement of construction.
The Central Vista Avenue reconstruction project, which stretches from Vijay Chowk to India Gate, has attained the objective of 80% physical progress, and Rs 441 crore has been spent on it thus far, the minister informed the Rajya Sabha.
The Central Vista reconstruction project envisions a new triangular Parliament building, a single central secretariat, a three-kilometre-long Rajpath from the Rashtrapati Bhavan to the India Gate, a new prime minister’s home and prime minister’s office, and a new vice president’s enclave.