From Central Vista to Kashi Vishwanath Corridor, why did architect Bimal Patel meet PM Modi’s dream project?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi 8 September i.e. today from India Gate to Rashtrapati Bhavan Central Vista Project will inaugurate It will be opened to the general public from 9 September. The view here will be seen to have changed. This entire project has been designed by Dr. Bimal Patel. Dr. Bimal Patel is from Ahmedabad and apart from being an architect, he is also an urban planner.

Not only Central Vista, Dr. Bimal Patel has taken over the reins of many big projects of the country. This includes from Mumbai Port Trust to Kashi Vishwanath and beautification of Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad. Bimal Patel has worked on many such projects which have been PM Modi’s dream projects. Worked on many of these projects when he was the Chief Minister of Gujarat.

PM Modi’s project due to which Bimal Patel remained in discussion

According to media reports, Bimal Patel has been Narendra Modi’s favorite architect since the time when he was the Chief Minister of Gujarat. This was because he worked on many big projects in Gujarat and lived up to the expectations. 61-year-old Bimal Patel, who studied at the University of California Berkeley, designed the 2001 Swarnim Sankul. This is the Secretariat of the Government of Gujarat which is in Gandhinagar.

After this, he was given PM Modi’s dream project Sabarmati Riverfront and Varanasi’s Kashi Vishwanath corridor. Apart from this, the reins of development of Mumbai Port Trust and beautification of Sabarmati Ashram spread over 32 acres in Ahmedabad were also handed over. According to The Print report, it was PM Modi’s idea to convert Sabarmati Ashram into a world class memorial.

This has been the reason that in October 2019, he was also given PM Modi’s dream project Central Vista Redevelopment Plan. Central Vista plan costing 25 thousand crores was announced in September 2019. Its foundation was laid by PM Modi on 10 December 2020.

The quality of grooming and grooming inherited from the father

Bimal Patel got the inspiration he is today from his father, Hasmukh Patel, who built the Gujarat High Court in 1992. In the same year, Bimal Patel was given the Aga Khan Award, which is given for the best architecture. At that time, Bimal was the youngest architect to receive this award. Bimal Patel started his career in 1992. In 2001, he designed the New Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad building.

Padma Shri awardee Bimal Patel was born on 31 August 1961 in Ahmedabad. He did his early studies from St. Xavier’s School in the city. After this, joined the School of Architecture and Center for Environmental Planning and Technology for higher studies. After completing his studies, he started participating in building projects with his architect father.

Read more – News of Knowledge

Get the more Knowledge information