- Larsen & Toubro overtakes Ko in bid.
- Construction expected to be completed in one year
- The current parliament was built in the British era
Tata Projects Limited has won the contract for the construction of the new Parliament House at a cost of Rs 861.90 crore. Tata overtook Larsen & Toubro in the bid for the construction, which had bid of Rs 865 crore. The Central Public Works Department opened the bids for the creation of a new parliament on Wednesday in which the decision came in favor of Tata. The project is expected to be completed in a year. The CPWD had estimated a cost of Rs 940 crore for the construction of the new Parliament House.
According to the information, the new building will be designed in a triangular shape. The existing Parliament building was built during the British era and is circular. The country is going to be 75 years free and the Parliament House of the country is now very old. There are different types of problems in it. The intention of the Modi government is that when the country is celebrating the 75th anniversary of its independence on 15 August 2022, the MPs should sit in the new Parliament House.
Explain that former Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, current Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla and Vice President Venkaiah Naidu have advocated for the need for a new Parliament House. According to the information, the Modi government has prepared a dream plan on it. To which she now intends to move fast.
Know when the old Parliament House was built?
The existing Parliament House was started in 1911. At that time, Delhi became the capital during the British rule. Parliament House was inaugurated in 1927. But according to the present day, a lot of problems are being seen in the Parliament House. The biggest problem is that there are chambers for ministers to sit in Parliament but not for MPs. Apart from this, the power supply system is also old, due to which there is a problem of short circuit.