How the iconic boulevard has been renovated

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the renovated avenue tomorrow. It is the first project to be completed under the government’s ambitious Central Vista redevelopment plan.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate Delhi’s revamped Central Vista Avenue on Thursday, the three-kilometre avenue along Rajpath that runs from Vijay Chowk to India Gate.

The redevelopment project for Central Vista, the nation’s energy corridor, envisages a new triangular Parliament building, a joint central secretariat, the renovation of the three-kilometre Rajpath, a new Prime Minister’s residence and office, and a new enclave of the vice president.

The iconic boulevard that is being redone has existed since the first decades of the 20th century.

One of the most popular tourist attractions in Delhi, it is used for various ceremonial functions and events, such as the Republic Day parade.

This is the first project to be completed under the Modi government’s ambitious Central Vista redevelopment plan.

The Rajpath will now be known as ‘Kartavya Path’ after the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) gave the go-ahead on Wednesday.

Let’s take a closer look at how Central Vista has changed:

According to an official document, there are more than 900 lamp posts, including those in the gardens and along the Rajpath between the Rashtrapati Bhavan and India Gate, a move aimed at making Central Vista more pedestrian-friendly throughout the city. the day.

A Newer, Greener View Central Avenue How the Iconic Boulevard Has Been Renovated

More than 900 light poles have been installed to make the area pedestrian friendly. AND ME

Eight service blocks and four pedestrian underpasses have been built throughout the section, which has 422 red granite benches.

Along the Rajpath, new red granite walkways spanning 110,457 square meters have been created, replacing the bajri sand that previously covered the ground.

As many as 987 concrete bollards have been installed on the Rajpath.

A total of 1,490 manholes with a modern appearance have replaced the previous ones.

Bajri’s road area of ​​94,600 square meters has been remodeled into a granite road of 1,10,457 square meters, which can make your visits with family and friends more exciting and memorable, according to News18.

according to WIONthe photographs taken show substantial changes to walkways, micro-irrigation and drainage services, seating, avenues of trees, and other features.

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The revamped area appears to be larger, cleaner, greener, and equipped with many beneficial modifications.

according to indian expressthe revamped Central Vista Avenue includes a 16.5-kilometre granite walkway that runs parallel to both sides of Rajpat.

A Newer, Greener View Central Avenue How the Iconic Boulevard Has Been Renovated

This is the first project to be completed under the Modi government’s ambitious Central Vista redevelopment plan. AND ME

There are more than 133 lamp posts, 4,087 trees, 114 contemporary signs and terraced gardens along the red granite walkways, according to WION.

An initiative to make Central Vista more pedestrian-friendly 24 hours a day involved the installation of more than 900 lamp posts, including those in the gardens and along the Rajpath between Rashtrapati Bhavan and India Gate, according to the report.

The 94,600 m2 Bajri road area has been remodeled into a 1,10,457 m2 granite road, which can make your visits with family and friends more exciting and memorable, according to News18.

according to WIONthe photographs taken show substantial changes to walkways, micro-irrigation and drainage services, seating, avenues of trees, and other features.

The revamped area appears to be larger, cleaner, greener, and equipped with many beneficial modifications.

The new trash cans have a clean, contemporary look and are hidden under granite, according to the report.

A total of 16 bridges have been laid out, eight over each of the two canals. The canals on both sides of Rajpath now have bridges over them that connect the walkways that run alongside.

The section has storm drains to prevent flooding of the meadows. It also has well-lit utility poles and power lines, and pipes have been laid in underground trenches.

Central Vista, once it’s up and running, has the potential to become a popular tourist attraction, according to News18.

A Newer, Greener View Central Avenue How the Iconic Boulevard Has Been Renovated

The iconic boulevard that is being redone has existed since the first decades of the 20th century. AND ME

Offices and departments located in the New Delhi district will be closed after 4 pm and officials will be asked to work from home on Thursday.

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Kartavya Path also has services such as toilet blocks and ticket kiosks.

new rules

According to Indian Express, Central Vista will comprise eight vending plazas where vendors, including ice cream vendors, can operate. Earlier, ice cream carts spread across Rajpath at night.

“Ice cream carts will only be allowed in sales areas. Although we have not made any decision, we will make sure that these ice cream carts are not allowed on the roads,” said a senior official quoted by ITP.

Vendors will not be allowed to sell their items in the gardens between C-Hexagon and Man Singh Road, according to Hindustan Times.

A Newer, Greener View Central Avenue How the Iconic Boulevard Has Been Renovated

Eight service blocks and four pedestrian underpasses have been built throughout the section, which has 422 red granite benches. AND ME

On opening day, the public will not be allowed from India Gate to Man Singh Road, but the rest of the area will remain open.

As of September 9, the entire section will be open to visitors.

Meanwhile, two blocks on either side of the Gateway of India will have eight shops each with street food from 16 states, selected by Delhi Tourism, according to The Hindu.

The Central Public Works Department (CPWD), an implementing agency for the project, has built six new parking spaces to accommodate 1,117 cars and 40 buses on each side of Rajpath.

“Parking will be free for the first 1-2 months. We have asked the New Delhi Municipal Council to manage the parking lots. Initially, a parking space for 700 vehicles will be opened to the public due to ongoing construction work in the common buildings of the central secretariat,” an official from the Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs told HT.

Two other facilities have been built in C-hexagon where 16 shops will be given to artisans or state emporiums to showcase their work.

A Newer, Greener View Central Avenue How the Iconic Boulevard Has Been Renovated

Along the Rajpath, new red granite walkways spanning 1,10,457 square meters have been built, replacing the bajri sand that previously covered the ground. AND ME

according to the hinduvisitors will not be able to have a picnic on the grass that falls on the stretch from India Gate to Man Singh Road.

Sailing will be allowed on only two canals, one behind Krishi Bhawan and the other near Vanjiya Bhawan, according to PTI.

With contributions from agencies

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