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PM Modi inaugurates Defence Office Complexes in Delhi

Addressing the defence personnel, the Prime Minister said, “Today the world is witnessing the magnanimous Central Vista that has been established on the pedestals of modern technology and facilities to enhance the quality of work for the Army officials working 24/7.”

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New Delhi, First Published Sep 16, 2021, 12:41 PM IST
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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday inaugurated the Defence Office Complexes in Delhi and said these new complexes will now make it feasible for the armed forces to operate in better working conditions with all modern amenities.

Addressing the defence personnel, the Prime Minister said, “Today the world is witnessing the magnanimous Central Vista that has been established on the pedestals of modern technology and facilities to enhance the quality of work for the Army officials working 24/7.” 

He also said that when the country is focusing on Ease of Living and Ease of Doing Business, modern infrastructure plays an essential role. “This is the spirit at the core of the Central Vista projects being done.”

Praising the people who were involved in building these complexes,  PM Modi said that the projects have been completed in 12-13 months while the estimated timeframe was 48 months. It saved 50% of time and has also employed thousands of people that too when there was Covid-19 pandemic. 

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On the occasion, he also launched the Central Vista project’s website.

Over 7,000 defence personnel will be shifted into new complexes that have been built at Kasturba Gandhi Marg and African Avenue in the central Delhi. These personnel were working from colonial era hutments and barracks which are situated in the back of North and South Blocks on the Raisina Hills. 

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said, “Previous buildings were in a tattered state, affected working conditions of our officers... Optimum utilisation of space was not done, which is why this complex has been brought up. Over 7,000 workers can be accommodated in good working conditions.”

“Modern amenities have been introduced here with space for more than 7,000 workers who can work in good working conditions now,” he said.

On the occasion, Union Ministers Hardeep Singh Puri, Ajay Bhatt, Nishit Pramanik, CDS General Bipin Rawat, Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar and three services chiefs were also present.

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