Tata Projects Said To Win Bid For Constructing New Parliament Building
A statue of B.R. Ambedkar, the architect of India’s constitution, stands outside of Parliament House in New Delhi, India. (Photographer: T. Narayan/Bloomberg)

Tata Projects Said To Win Bid For Constructing New Parliament Building

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Tata Projects Ltd. has won the contract to construct a new parliament building at a cost of Rs 861.90 crore, officials said on Wednesday. The Tata Group company edged out Larsen and Toubro Ltd., which had submitted a bid of Rs 865 crore, they said.

The new parliament building will be constructed close to the existing one under the Central Vista Redevelopment project, and it is expected to be completed in 21 months.

According to the Central Public Works Department , the new building will come up at Plot No. 118 of the Parliament House Estate. The CPWD said the existing parliament building will continue to function during the entire period of execution of the project.

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