Lok Sabha Chamber of the New Parliament
The hopes and future of India’s democracy have got a new face today. Yes, you understood it right, the new Parliament House that the country got confirms this. Some companies of the country have worked day and night to give shape to this face. The name of Tata Group is also included in these.
The Bhoomi Pujan for the construction of the new Parliament House was done by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 10 December 2020. While the work of completing it in record time has been done by Tata Group’s company Tata Projects Limited.
Tata Projects laid the foundation of the new Parliament
Tata Projects has prepared the new Parliament House at a cost of about Rs 971 crore. It is a part of the Rs 20,000 crore Central Vista redevelopment project. For this, originally an allocation of Rs 862 crore was made.
26,045 tonnes of steel has been used in the construction of the new parliament building. At the same time, 63,807 tonnes of cement has been used for this. Not only this, employment of 23.04 lakh working days was also generated in its construction.
Tata Projects, the company building the new Parliament House, has given many gems to the country with its 43 years of experience. If the company has prepared space and nuclear infrastructure for ISRO, BARC, it has also helped in setting up natural gas plants like Barmer in Rajasthan.
This company of Tata Group, which is building a new Parliament House in the country’s capital, is also going to give a new landmark to the country’s financial capital Mumbai. The company is also building the Mumbai Trans-Harbour Link, which will completely transform Mumbai’s traffic.
HCP Design cherishes the dream of Parliament
Tata Projects may have given a concrete shape to the new Parliament. But its soul i.e. the design was prepared by Ahmedabad-based company HCP Design Planning and Management, the head of the company Vimal Hasmukh Patel is the chief consultant of the Central Vista Redevelopment Project. It is he who has envisaged the triangular form of the new Parliament House.
Not only this, he had also prepared a plan to get the materials used in the new Parliament House from different regions to connect it with the different cultures of India.
HCP was founded in 1960 by Hasmukh C. Patel, father of Vimal Patel. The history of this company has been associated with giving many big buildings to the country. This includes Mumbai’s RBI building. Apart from this, the company’s account includes the refurbishment of Eden Garden Stadium in Kolkata, the new campus of IIM-Ahmedabad and the newly developed Kashi Vishwanath Mandir Dham Corridor in Varanasi.