Friday, January 27, 2012

New convention centre approved in India

News this week: Plans to build a US$55 million international convention centre have been approved by the Indian state government of Bihar. The state of Bihar is located in the north-east of India and features a population of over 100 million people – making it the 3rd most populous state in India.

The riverside convention centre will reportedly have a capacity of 5,000 which includes three meeting halls – each with a seating capacity of 50 to 300. Other facilities planned for the project will include a plenary hall, cultural and media centres, VIP lounge, shopping areas and a food court.

Nitish Kumar, Chief Minister of Bihar, commented in the press, “The government has already given its in-principle approval to the project, which is aimed to provide world-class venue for recreational, cultural and other activities in the city.”

The government did not release a completion date for the project.

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