Central Vista Avenue Delhi Latest Pics: Central Vista Avenue will be open to the masses on September 8 that stretching from Vijay Chowk to India Gate in New Delhi. The project will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Central Vista Avenue includes the Rajpath and the India Gate lawns. The Central Vista Avenue Refurbishment Project modernised the avenue while restoring the elements with heritage value. New public amenities have been added to Central Vista Avenue to make it safer and more accessible for all. The renovated area look wider, cleaner, greener and with lots of useful upgrades.
According to a senior official of the Ministry of Urban Affairs, news agency IANS reported, 74 historic light poles, all chain links have been restored, upgraded and reinstalled on site. Similarly, concrete bollards have been replaced with 1000+ white sandstone bollards to maintain the precinct`s historical character and pedestrian sidewalks along the Rajpath have been paved with robust and durable materials.
Besides, 16.5 km of pedestrian walkways have been added along the Rajpath, across the lawns, along and across the canals, and at the India Gate Precinct. As many as 987 concrete bollards have been installed. More than 900 new light poles have been added where necessary to ensure that the space is always safe for visitors.
Meanwhile, Delhi Police said elaborate arrangements for the event. On September 8, traffic restrictions will be put in place in the parts of central Delhi. General traffic will be diverted from the specific roads from 6 pm to 9 pm.
Also, the government has issued a circular to all the ministries/departments to direct non-essential staff to work from home, encourage maximum employees to use public transport and close offices post lunch after 4 pm. A large number of VVIPs and invitees are expected to attend the function.
In another related development, Kartavya Path will be the new name of the refurbished Central Vista Avenue.
Besides, 16.5 km of pedestrian walkways have been added along the Rajpath, across the lawns, along and across the canals, and at the India Gate Precinct.