New Delhi, Feb 21 (HS): Defence Minister Rajnath Singh laid the foundation stone for construction of a new Army headquarters building in Delhi Cantonment on Friday.
A total of 6014 offices will be constructed which will house offices for 1684 officers both military and civilian, and 4330 sub staff.
The complex is expected to generate a minimum of 2 lakh hours of skilled and unskilled work while generating jobs for youth. It is believed that this building will be ready in five years.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said We have the strength to face the biggest challenges. India has stood in the line of powerful countries in the world. The credit goes to the brave soldiers.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said that the foundation stone of the Sena Bhawan headquarters is being laid on the occasion of Maha Shivratri and religious leaders of all religions are present here.
The Army said, “The complex will house offices, a residential area for security personnel and basic amenities. Approximately 7.5 Lakh square meters of the area will be constructed to house the office complex and parking. A total of 6,014 offices will be constructed which will house offices for 1684 officers both military and civilian said a source in defense Ministry.