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PM Modi to open multi-story flats for MPs on Monday


Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the multi-story flats here, which have replaced the old bungalows, for members of Parliament on 23 November via video conference.

A statement from the PMO on Saturday said these flats are located on Dr BD Marg in the national capital. For the construction of these 76 floors, eight old bungalows, which were more than 80 years old, have been remodeled. The construction of these floors has been completed with a saving of around 14 percent of the sanctioned cost and without exceeding the time despite the impact of Covid-19, he added.

The President of Lok Sabha, Om Birla, will also be present during the inauguration.

The statement said that several green building initiatives have been incorporated into construction, including bricks made from fly ash and construction and demolition debris, double-glazed windows for thermal insulation and energy efficiency, energy-efficient LED lighting fixtures, sensors based In occupancy for light control, air conditioners with low consumption VRV system, low flow luminaires for water conservation, rainwater harvesting system and rooftop solar plant.

Hindustan Times