PM Modi Open Phase 1 of India International Convention and Expo Centre - ‘Yashobhoomi’ to the Nation at Dwarka, New Delhi on 17 Sept
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The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi dedicated Phase 1 of India International Convention and Expo Centre - ‘Yashobhoomi’ to the nation at Dwarka, New Delhi on 17 September, 2023. He also launched ‘PM Vishwakarma Scheme’ PM Vishwakarma logo, tagline and portal for traditional artisans and craftspeople on the occasion of Vishwakarma Jayanti.
He said that in order to showcase India’s grand economic prowess and commercial muscle, this is a worthy center in the capital of the country. It reflects, he continued, both multimodal connectivity and PM Gatishakti. He illustrated this by talking about the connectivity provided to the center by Metro and inauguration of Metro terminal. He also highlighted that the ecosystem of Yashobhoomi will take care of the travel, connectivity, accommodation and tourism needs of the users.
The Prime Minister said that Conference tourism will also progress only where there are necessary resources for events, meetings, and exhibitions, hence Bharat Mandapam and Yashobhoomi Center are now going to make Delhi the biggest hub of conference tourism.
Mr. Goyal said that the first phase of this project is complete and the second phase will enlarge it into double its size today, he said. This convention centre at Dwarka is a great example of PM Gatishakti ideal, Mr. Goyal said adding that the International Airport can be reached by expressway in 5 minutes, metro connectivity connects it to Connaught place in 20 minutes and there is ample provision of hotels in Aerocity linked to this project.
Mr. Goyal said that in the last 9 years, the convention centres that are being set up in the country will become world class exhibition centres. Bharat Mandapam and Yashobhoomi will promote trade, industry, export and employment. Yashobhoomi will promote MSME sector, farmers and artisans and provide new opportunities and markets for them, he said.