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New Delhi : The existing Pragati Maidan Complex which is so far being used for organising National and International Exhibitions and facilitates holding of various other events, is set to get a new face with its development into a World class state-of-the-art Integrated Exhibition-cum-Convention Centre (IECC).
 L C Goyal, CMD, India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO), and Anoop Kumar Mittal, CMD, NBCC (India) Limited, at a joint Press Conference held in New Delhi on May 16, 2017, announced the launch of this sophisticated project to be implemented by the latter at a cost of about Rs 2,500 crore.  Goyal and Mittal on the occasion, released the layout and the design of IECC and an outline of comprehensive solutions to decongest traffic in and around Pragati Maidan, according to a PIB release. The IECC will be a landmark spot in Delhi and a symbol of the Prime Minister’s vision of ‘New India’, they informed.

The basement parking for 4,800 vehicles will have entry and exit points for smooth traffic flow. The provision of Traffic Interventions will take care of traffic decongestion interventions which shall be vital for better access to IECC and the benefit of general public, said a PIB release. The facility will also connect Mathura Road/Purana Quila Road to Ring Road through a 6 lane divided tunnel cutting across Pragati Maidan and shall make Mathura Road signal free.

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