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NBCC roped in to construct Mahatma Gandhi International Centre in Niger

The plan is to complete the entire project in 12 months with the help of new technologies, NBCC CMD said

NBCC roped in to construct Mahatma Gandhi International Centre in Niger
NBCC roped in to construct Mahatma Gandhi International Centre in Niger
  • NBCC (India) Ltd. to construct Mahatma Gandhi International Convention Centre (MGICC) at Niamey

  • NBCC (India) Ltd. will act as Project Management Consultancy (PMC) in the construction of Mahatma Gandhi International Convention Centre (MGICC) at Niamey

New Delhi: NBCC (India) Limited has been roped in by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) to construct Mahatma Gandhi International Convention Centre (MGICC) at Niamey, which is the largest city and capital of Niger in West Africa. A memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed in this regard by NBCC with MEA.

As a construction partner, NBCC will be working as a Project Management Consultancy (PMC), charging 7.5 percent of the total project. Day-to-day comprehensive supervision will also be done by NBCC, along with the other required approvals, ensuring adherence to the construction plan. The MoU was signed by Yogesh Sharma, executive director, Business Development, and Prashant Agarwal, Joint Secretary, Development Partnership Administration, MEA, the PSU said in a statement. “We are planning to complete the entire project in 12 months with the help of the latest technologies,” Dr Anoop Kumar Mittal, NBCC CMD, added.

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Besides Niger, eight more Mahatma Gandhi International Convention Centres will be constructed by NBCC across other African countries, namely Uganda, Malawi, Zambia, Liberia, Gambia, Burkina Faso, Togo, and Gabon. The government will spend Rs 2,000 crores in developing these conventional centres across Africa. Currently, NBCC is executing a number of projects in Mauritius, which includes a new Supreme Court building, valued at Rs 250 crores, and a housing unit valued at Rs 300 crores approximately. In the Maldives, it is developing the Institute for Security and Law Enforcement Studies (Isles) at Addu.

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