MES Thal Sena Bhawan, Delhi Cantonment

Rutuja Kedare Mar 08, 2023 0

The proposed project envisages the construction of a new Army Headquarters ‘Thal Sena Bhawan’ at Delhi Cantonment. The project will be located on 39 acres of land and will consolidate the Army headquarters offices currently scattered across New Delhi.

Army headquarters, New Delhi

ITD Cementation, an engineering and construction firm, announced on 15 February 2023 that it has won a contract to construct the new headquarters building for the Indian Army in Delhi Cantonment. The contract, which is worth approximately INR 833 crore, will be executed on an Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) basis. The project is expected to be completed within 27 months.

The Thal Sena Bhawan, for which the foundation stone was laid by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh in February 2020, will be a six-story high-quality construction with a Dharma Chakra atop it. The new building will serve as the Department of Military Affairs’ operating base, while the Army Chief will retain his office in South Block.

Project Details

Name of the ProjectMES Thal Sena Bhawan, Delhi Cantonment
Latest StatusPre-construction
Latitude, longitude28.591054, 77.143679
LocationNew Delhi
DescriptionThe building will have 6,014 offices, a residential complex with basic amenities.

Building Block:

Multi-storey Office Complex
Facility Zone & Medical Facility Includes Food Court, Creche, CSD, Gym, Bank
UG Ops Room with EMP protection
Basement Engineering Services Zone includes AC Plant Room, VCV Room, MEP etc
Construction Cost (INR)INR 832 Crore
Construction Area (in SqFt)8,072,932 SqFt
General Turnkey ContractorITD Cementation India Limited
Building use Commercial, Residential, Healthcare
Owner – Developer Military Engineer Services (MES)
Construction start2023
Project completion (Estimated timeline)2026


Military Engineer Services

The Military Engineer Services is an inter-service organization with military and civilian components of its officers and subordinate staff. MES is one of the oldest and largest government defense infrastructure-development agencies in India.

ITD Cementation

ITD Cementation India is a leading construction company in India operating for over eight decades and has established its prowess across multiple lines of business: Maritime Structure, Highways, Bridges & Flyovers, TBM & NATM Tunnels, Foundation & Specialist Engineering, Airport, Industrial Structure & Building, Mass Rapid Transit Systems, Hydroelectric Power, Dams & Irrigation, Water & Waste Water.

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