DLF bags Rs 6000 Crore Convention Center, Hotels and Commercial Services Project at Dwarka, New Delhi

DLF Ltd has announced that Delhi Development Authority has awarded the design, development and operation of an International Convention Centre, proposed to be developed in Sector 24, Dwarka, New Delhi. Located close to International Airport of Delhi in the fastest growing sub cities of the Delhi, this proposed International Convention Centre project is aimed to bridge the meet the long lasting gap of Convention Venue in Delhi and will play a key role in improving the ability to attract revenue generating International Conventions to the capital of India and boost the MICE (Meetings Incentives Conferences and Exhibitions), segment of the tourism market. The centre will be designed as per the international norms and comparable to Suntec Convention Center, Singapore. The salient features of the project having a built up area of approx 2 million sft and having a land cost of Rs 900 Crore are:Convention & Exhibition Center:– The main convention hall will be a column less structure with telescopic seating arrangements to accommodate seating of 12,000 delegates, which may be partitioned in multiple smaller halls.- 25 meetings rooms of varying sizes (30-200 persons) with total seating capacity of over 2,000 delegates will be provided for break out sessions.- 2 Exhibition halls of 5000 sqm each with adequate support areas.- These facilities will be well supported by public areas, pre function areas, back office areas and adequate parking.- Total area would be 650,000 sftHotel Complex:– 300 Rooms in 5 star category- 415 Rooms in mid market / business category- 120 Rooms Serviced apartments / budget hotel- Total area would be 650,000 sftCommercial Complex:– Allied Commercial facilities to complement the convention facilities covering approx 395,000 sft including Restaurants / F&B facilities, Shopping Malls, Multiplex, Commercial Offices and Ancillary Support Units.Socio Cultural Facilities:– Socio Cultural and Community facilities such as, Convention / Exhibition Ancillary Services block, Premium boarding and lodging complex for International students / diplomats, High end recreational club with indoor and outdoor sports facilities, Global Art and Craft Village with cultural complex are also proposed to be provided within the complex covering approx 285,000 sft.- Inrnews