Prime Minister Narendra Modi is going to inaugurate the first phase of India International Convention and Expo Center (IICC) named Yashobhoomi in Dwarka, national capital Delhi on Sunday. He will also inaugurate the extension of Delhi Airport Metro Express Line to Dwarka Sector 25.
Prime Minister Modi has a vision to create a world-class infrastructure to host conferences and exhibitions. He said that the construction of Yasobhoomi in Dwarka will strengthen this exercise.
With a total project area of more than 8.9 lakh square meters and a total built-up area of more than 1.8 lakh square meters, it is the world’s largest MICE built with facilities such as meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions, officials said.
The main auditorium in the convention center is built on an area of about 73000 square meters. Which includes 15 convention rooms including a grand ballroom and 13 meeting rooms, whose total capacity is 11000 delegates.
The main auditorium is the full-fledged hall for the convention centre, equipped with a seating capacity of about 6000 guests. Officials say Yasobhoomi will be one of the largest exhibition halls in the world.
The grand ballroom can host approximately 2,500 guests. It also has an extended open area, which can seat 500 people. He said that it has been envisaged to organize different types of meetings on different scales in 13 meeting rooms spread over eight floors.
With the inauguration of the new metro station in Dwarka Sector 25, it will also be connected to the Delhi Airport Metro Express Line. Officials said Delhi Metro will increase the operating speed of metro trains on the Airport Express Line from 90 kmph to 120 kmph, which will reduce travel time. The journey from New Delhi to Yashobhoomi Dwarka Sector 25 will take approximately 21 minutes. (with language input)