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Central Vista Master Architect Bimal Patel Says Smog Towers Fly Ash In Concrete Among Concrete Steps Mandated In Tenders

News Desk, Amar Ujala, New Delhi

Published by: Gaurav Pandey
Updated Sun, 14 Nov 2021 09:48 PM IST

Summary

The air quality in Delhi-NCR is not taking the name of improvement. According to Safar India, Delhi’s air quality index on Sunday was recorded at 386, which is in the ‘very poor’ category. Due to this people are facing lot of problems.

Central Vista Project
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With pollution reaching alarming levels in the national capital New Delhi, the chief architect of the Central Vista project has talked about the steps taken for environmental protection in its tenders. Conservation of top layer of land, installation of smog towers and use of fly ash in concrete have been made mandatory in tenders for construction of buildings under this project, Chief Architect of Central Vista project Bimal Patel said on Sunday.

Patel said the Central Public Works Department (CPWD) is also monitoring these projects from an environmental point of view. The entire project is designed to be energy efficient to improve air quality in the long run. Expressing confidence that the construction work of the new Parliament House will be completed on time, he said that the contractors, customers and designers are all working hard to complete the work within the stipulated time.

Many standards set for environmental protection
The deadline for completion of the construction of the new Parliament building has been fixed before the winter session of 2022. According to a report by news agency PTI, Patel said, “Various standards have been set in the tender documents to protect the environment during the construction of buildings being built as part of the Central Vista project.” These include protection of land surface, installation of smog towers and use of fly ash in concrete, etc.

New Parliament building will meet all the necessary requirements
He said that the new Parliament House would meet all the requirements of offices and large sitting capacities for Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha and joint sessions and would reduce the pressure on the existing building. Patel said, “The proposed central secretariat includes all 51 ministries of the government along the Rajpath. It will facilitate modern, efficient and flexible workspace with state-of-the-art infrastructure and facilities to improve the productivity and efficiency of administration.

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With pollution reaching alarming levels in the national capital New Delhi, the chief architect of the Central Vista project has talked about the steps taken for environmental protection in its tenders. Conservation of top layer of land, installation of smog towers and use of fly ash in concrete have been made mandatory in tenders for construction of buildings under this project, Chief Architect of Central Vista project Bimal Patel said on Sunday.

Patel said the Central Public Works Department (CPWD) is also monitoring these projects from an environmental point of view. The entire project is designed to be energy efficient to improve air quality in the long run. Expressing confidence that the construction work of the new Parliament House will be completed on time, he said that the contractors, customers and designers are all working hard to complete the work within the stipulated time.

Many standards set for environmental protection

The deadline for completion of the construction of the new Parliament building has been fixed before the winter session of 2022. According to a report by news agency PTI, Patel said, “Various standards have been set in the tender documents to protect the environment during the construction of buildings being built as part of the Central Vista project.” These include protection of land surface, installation of smog towers and use of fly ash in concrete, etc.

New Parliament building will meet all the necessary requirements

He said that the new Parliament House would meet all the requirements of offices and large sitting capacities for Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha and joint sessions and would reduce the pressure on the existing building. Patel said, “The proposed central secretariat includes all 51 ministries of the government along the Rajpath. It will facilitate modern, efficient and flexible workspace with state-of-the-art infrastructure and facilities to improve the productivity and efficiency of administration.

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