Rajiv Gandhi Bhawan

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Rajiv Gandhi Bhawan

Rajiv Gandhi Bhawan (Hindi: राजीव गाँधी भवन) is the corporate headquarters of Airports Authority of India (AAI).[1] AAI which functions under the Ministry of Civil Aviation and manages most of the airports in India. The Indian Ministry of Civil Aviation is co-located in the same building. This building is said by some to be an engineering marvel, with both the blocks alike, each for the AAI & MCA.

Mehro Consultants was involved in the design of the building.[2]

It has been used as a metonym for the Ministry of Civil Aviation.[3]

It is named after Rajiv Gandhi.

Design of the building[edit]

The building has a unique plan. This can be seen on the picture opposite, showing the aerial view as seen from the satellite . This building is on the Aurobindo Marg, with Safdarjung's Tomb adjacent on the right-hand side and the Aero Club of India on the left, and near to Safdarjung Airport.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact Information Search." Airports Authority of India. Retrieved on 9 September 2010. "Airports Authority of India, Rajiv Gandhi Bhawan, Safdarjung Airport, New Delhi - 110003"
  2. ^ "Project Gallary" [sic] (Archive) (the building is the one with the filename: "Rajiv-Gandhi-Bhawan-Airport.gif"). Mehro Consultants. Retrieved on 24 August 2014.
  3. ^ Seth, Rabindra. Tourism In India: An Overview (2 Vols.). Gyan Publishing House, January 1, 2005. ISBN 8178353288, 9788178353289. p. 153. "Open-skies continues to be a dirty word at Rajiv Gandhi Bhawan."

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