Important Facts about New Parliament Building of India

Important Facts about New Parliament Building of India. Things to Know about New Parliament Building. The new complex of the Parliament will have 888 seats in the Lok Sabha chamber and 384 seats in the Rajya Sabha chamber. As in the present parliament building, the new building will not have a central hall. The Lok Sabha chamber will be able to house 1,272 members in case of a joint session.

Important Facts about New Parliament Building of India

PM lays the foundation stone on – 10 December 2020

Inaugurated on 28 May 2023

Total time taken – 2 years, 5 months, 18 days

Total cost of the project – ₹862 crore (US$110 million)

Total Height – 39.6 meters

Floor count- 4

Total Area – 65,000 m2 (700,000 sq ft)

Total Seating Capacity – 1272

Total Chamber- Rajya Sabha – 384, Lok Sabha – 888

Architect – Bimal Patel

Location -Plot No. 118, Sansad Marg, New Delhi


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Distance From Rashtrapati Bhavan – 750 meters

Total iron – 26,045 metric ton

Cement – 63,807 metric Ton

Total Ply Ash – 9,689 cubic meter

Teak wood – Nagpur, Maharastra

Red and White Sand – Saramthura, Rajasthan

Steel Structure Daman and Diu

Furniture – Mumbai

Ashok Chakra – Indore

Bamboo Furniture – Tripura

Total cost of the project ₹ 1,200 Crore


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