New Delhi, Feb 21 (ANI): Defence Minister Rajnath Singh laid the foundation stone for the Thal Sena Bhawan in the national capital on Friday.
Also, present on the occasion was Army Chief General MM Naravane.
“The foundation stone of the Thal Sena Bhawan will work as a source of inspiration for all of us,” Singh said and added that because of our brave soldiers, India is known as a competent nation in the world today.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Army Chief MM Naravane at the foundation stone laying ceremony of the Thal Sena Bhawan in Delhi. pic.twitter.com/j40irxefBd
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A multi-faith prayer was held at the foundation stone laying ceremony of the Thal Sena Bhawan.
आज जिस पत्थर को हमने रखा है वह उन जवानों का भी प्रतिनिधित्व करेगा जो कि इतिहास की गुमनामियों में खो गये। नए सेना भवन का यह पहला पत्थर एक प्रेरणा के श्रोत के रूप में हम सबके लिए काम करेगा। pic.twitter.com/TXR8Nq12m8
— Rajnath Singh (@rajnathsingh) February 21, 2020
Approximately 7.5 lakh square meter of the area will be constructed to house the office complex and parking. A total of 6,014 offices will be constructed which will house offices for 1684 officers both military and civilian, and 4330 sub staff.
It will generate minimum 2 lakh hours of skilled and unskilled work and generate jobs for youth.