Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Defence Offices Complexes at Kasturba Gandhi Marg and Africa Avenue in New Delhi today. He will visit the Defence Office Complex at Africa Avenue and interact with the officers of the Army, Navy, Air Force and Civilians.
The new Defence Offices Complexes will accommodate around 7,000 officials of Defence ministry and Armed Forces, including Army, Navy and Air Force. The buildings will provide modern, secure and functional working spaces. An Integrated Command and Control Centre has been established for managing building operations.
The new Defence Office Complexes are state-of-the-art and energy efficient, with comprehensive security management measures. One of the defining features of these buildings is the use of new and sustainable construction technology called Light gauge steel frame, which reduced construction time from 24 to 30 months. The buildings utilize resource efficient green technology and promote environment friendly practices.