PM Inaugurates YashoBhoomi Convention Centre and Metro Extension in Delhi

  • 18 Sep 2023

On 17th September, 2023, India’s Prime Minister inaugurated the first phase of the International Convention and Expo Centre (IICC), known as YashoBhoomi, in Delhi's Dwarka on his birthday.

Key Points

  • Metro Line Extension: The Delhi Airport Metro Express line was extended from Dwarka Sector 21 to a new metro station named 'YashoBhoomi Dwarka Sector 25,' providing connectivity to YashoBhoomi.
  • YashoBhoomi will be directly linked to the Delhi Airport Metro Express line through this new station.
  • Significance of YashoBhoomi: YashoBhoomi is poised to become one of the world's largest MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Exhibitions) facilities.
  • It covers an expansive project area of over 8.9 lakh square meters and boasts a total built-up area exceeding 1.8 lakh square meters.
  • The convention centre features 15 convention rooms, including the main auditorium, a ballroom, and 13 meeting rooms with a combined capacity of accommodating 11,000 delegates.
  • Notably, the main auditorium is equipped with innovative automated seating arrangements to accommodate different seating configurations.
  • The ballroom, characterized by its distinctive petal ceiling, can host approximately 2,500 guests, with additional open seating for up to 500 individuals.
  • YashoBhoomi also houses one of the world's largest exhibition halls, spanning more than 1.07 lakh square meters, complete with support facilities like media rooms, VVIP lounges, cloakrooms, visitor information centers, and ticketing counters.