Global players compete for India’s largest convention centre

The construction of International Convention and Expo Centre (IICC), which will cost Rs 26,000 crore, received the Union cabinet’s approval earlier this month.

India's largest convention centre will be built in Dwarka locality of Delhi. 
 
The construction of International Convention and Expo Centre (IICC), which will cost Rs 26,000 crore, received the Union cabinet’s approval earlier this month.
 
Fifteen global players including Samsung Construction and China Construction have applied for the contract.
 
The government has invited the request for proposal (RFP) by December 8 under the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) mode.
 
The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) held a pre-bid meeting on November 6 to gauge the interest of the market players, government officials told ET.
 
“Convention and exhibition facilities will be operated and managed by experienced global players… The facilities will be on a par with the best in the industry worldwide in size and quality,” a senior government official was quoted as saying by ET.
 
The IICC will be used to promote growth and development of India’s trade and commerce. 
 
It will host national and international events such as multilateral summits, trade fairs, conferences and conventions.
 
Source: ET

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