The Delhi government has announced plans to build a state-of-the-art Cultural Centre in Vikaspuri, West Delhi, aimed at promoting art and culture in the national capital. The 1.09-acre facility will provide a platform for artists from all over the country to showcase their talents and interact with the wider community.
At a review meeting held on Monday, Art, Culture and Languages Minister Atishi discussed the project with officials from the Sahitya Kala Parishad, the cultural wing of the Government of NCT of Delhi. The new Cultural Centre will feature an auditorium with a capacity of 260 seats, a multipurpose hall, conference rooms, guest rooms, academy offices, rehearsal and training halls, art galleries, a library, change rooms, and a green roof terrace.
The project is aimed at promoting the rich cultural heritage of India by creating a hub for various cultural activities, including music concerts, dance performances, theatre plays, art exhibitions, and workshops. The facility will provide emerging artists with a platform to showcase their talents and interact with established artists from across the country.
Minister Atishi said, "The new Cultural Centre in Vikaspuri will be a milestone in promoting art and culture in the national capital. Delhi government under the leadership of CM Arvind Kejriwal is committed to providing a platform for artists to showcase their talents and connect with the wider community. This state-of-the-art Cultural Centre will be a landmark destination for art lovers and enthusiasts." The SKP officials, who are handling the project, stated that the facility would have state-of-the-art facilities for music, dance, theatre, visual arts, and various other art forms, bringing together artists and art lovers from all over the country to share ideas and experiences.