SME Times News Bureau | 19 Sep, 2018
Prime Minister Narendra
Modi, will lay the foundation stone of India International Convention and Expo
Centre (IICC) in New Delhi, Thursday.
The IICC is being
developed as a state of the art centre to promote meetings, incentives,
conferences and exhibitions (MICE) activities to attract and promote business
and industry for growth of industrial development in the country.
The project is
planned over an area of 221.37 acres in Sector 25 Dwarka, New Delhi,at an
estimated cost of Rs.25,703 crores.
provided at the centre will be on par with the best in the world in size and
quality, offering setting for international and national events, meetings,
conferences, exhibitions and trade shows.
It will rank among
the top 10 in the world and the biggest indoor exhibition space in India. Apart
from giving boost to business and industry it is also expected to generate over
5 lakh employment opportunities.
IICC will be
an integrated complex with a host of mutually beneficial facilities like
exhibition halls, convention centre (comprising plenary hall, ball room and
meeting rooms), a multi-purpose arena, open exhibition spaces, mixed use
commercial spaces like star hotels (5,4 and 3 star), retail services and
are designed with sustainable approaches in planning and design,
transportation, alternative energy production, energy conservation, water
resource management, solid waste management, efficient land use, eco-friendly
building design to create cost-effective and measurable savings for the
will be in line with green building principles and Indian Green Building
Council (IGBC) Platinum rating standards.
The project will be
developed in two phases. Phase-I will be completed by December 2019 with
convention centre and two exhibition halls with adjoining foyer and related
support facilities. Phase-II will be completed by December.