September 25, 2022
Central Vista Avenue: Central Vista Avenue is now open for all, complete information here in 10 points for children to know

Central Vista Avenue: Central Vista Avenue in Delhi is now ready for the common people. It took about 19 months to build it. The area from Rashtrapati Bhavan to the front of India Gate in the capital has been re-developed under the Central Vista Project. Under the Central Vista Project, all the buildings from Rashtrapati Bhavan to India Gate have been re-developed. Let us introduce you to all types of general knowledge related to Central Vista and information related to Central Vista for children today.

What is Central Vista?

Central Vista is the administrative capital of the country. Conceived by British architects Edwin Lutyens and Herbert Baker, Central Vista handles the functioning of the government. It was inaugurated in 1931.

The central vista includes the Rashtrapati Bhavan, Parliament House, North and South Blocks and the Record Office (later renamed as the National Archives) as well as the India Gate Memorial and the civic gardens on either side of the Rajpath.

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Here are some things kids should know about this project of national importance:

1. Central Vista Avenue stretches from Rashtrapati Bhavan to India Gate.

2. The section which was earlier known as Rajpath will be known as Kartavya Path from today.

3. This section is one of the most visited places in Delhi and also witnesses events of cultural and national prestige like Independence Day and Republic Day.

4. Kartavya Path is equipped with lawns, 16.5 km of red granite walkways, public facilities, vending zones and signage.

5. It also has an amphitheater along with 16 food stalls.

6. It has parking space for up to 1,000 cards and also has four pedestrian underpasses.

7. The avenue comprises a 3 km long tree-lined section from the Viceroy’s House to the All India War Memorial.

8. It will also have rain water harvesting system at designated places.

9. The overall greenery coverage of Central Vista Avenue has been increased from 3,50,000 square meters to 3,90,000 square metres.

10. So far the redevelopment scheme has generated 7,71,842 employment days.

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