'Revamped' Central Vista Avenue is a must visit for Delhites

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Central Vista Avenue

The revamped Central Vista Avenue is all set to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 8

Central Vista Avenue

The revamped Central Vista Avenue which is considered to be the most popular public space in the national capital will finally be opened to the public after a long wait of 19 months

Central Vista Avenue

The stretch between India Gate and Mansingh Road will be opened to the public over the weekend after the arrangements made for the inauguration are cleared

Central Vista Avenue

Furthermore, the stretch has red granite walkways spreading around 1.1 lakh square metre with greenery all around, more than 133 light poles along the Rajpath, 4,087 trees, 114 modern signage, and stepped gardens

Central Vista Avenue

As many as 300 CCTV cameras have been installed in the area, which will be monitored 24x7 at a control room set up on the avenue

Central Vista Avenue

A parking space for 1,117 cars and 40 buses has been constructed by the Central Public Works Department (CPWD) on either side of Rajpath, including free service for first two months

Central Vista Avenue

Previously, there used to be ice-cream carts parked on Rajpath in the evening, however, the officials said that as of now no decision has been taken about them

Central Vista Avenue

Although the canals and accompanying structures still need some sprucing–up, Rajpath is expected to open later this week