Global Investors’ Summit (GIS):-
Rs 126 crore is being spent on beautifying the capital to welcome the guests of the G-20 summit and the Global Investors Summit. Along with making roads, railings, dividers, horticulture, decorative lights are being installed.
Half a dozen departments including NHAI, PWD, Municipal Corporation, and LDA are doing development work in the city. Apart from the Shaheed Path, and Lohia Path, the work of beautifying Mahatma Gandhi Marg on the route of the Hussainabad area is on priority.
The Investors Summit is to be organized from 10 to 12 February at the Defense Expo site located in Vrindavan Yojna. After this, the G-20 conference will be held at the 5-Star Hotel The Centrum in Sushant Golf City from 13 to 15 February. The work of decorating Lucknow is underway to welcome the guests coming for both events.
Ensure quality in tent cities for GIS guests’ stay: Chief secy:-
The three under-construction tent cities being set up at the Global Investors’ Summit (GIS) venue in Vrindavan Yojana here for the stay of guests will be decked out with flowers and plants apart from their reception areas having watches of all participating countries’ time zone. These tent cities have been named Ayodhya, Kashi, and Prayag- raj.
Chief secretary (CS) Durga Shankar Mishra issued directions to officials in this regard while making a spot inspection of the GIS venue on Saturday. He asked officials to complete the work with quality in the tent cities and at other related places and also ensure rehearsals and trials of arrangements before the summit.
Mishra suggested that the park being developed near the summit venue be named ‘Naimish Kund GIS Park’ and get the same inaugurated by the chief minister on February 6. Mishra said thousands of foreign and domestic delegates who would be participating in the three-day summit next week must not face any inconvenience. Later, the CS visited the 5-Star Hotel The Centrum to review ongoing preparations for the G20 summit events there.