Dr. Ambedkar International Centre at 15 Janpath, New Delhi was inaugurated by the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi on 7th December 2017. As per the announcement of the Hon’ble Prime Minister this Centre is be a Centre of Excellence for study, research, analysis and Policy making in the field of Socio-Economic Transformation. The main focus of the Centre will be to reduce Socio-political and economic inequalities by conducting rigorous and authoritative research.
The total area of the state-of-the-art Centre is 3.25 acre and built up area is 22443.00sq. metre with two level basement parking for 200 cars.
Outdoor Features:- Thousands of plants, green grass belts, planters, 18 feet bronze status of Dr. Ambedkar facing eastern Toran Gate, Small Amphi-Thearte, 2 Chitiya Arches, Red Stone Toran Gates, Buddha Statue facing southern Toran Gate and Divyangjan friendly entry track are some of friendly entry track are some of the outdoor key features of the Centre.
Library:- There is a world class library at 2nd floor having 15 work stations with accessibility to our e-library with around one million e-resource. Besides this, a special section on Dr. Ambedkar and Buddhism in the Library has been created for study and research for scholars and readers. A eparate reading room near lift on 2nd floor has also seen created which remains open from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm.
VIP Lounges:- On the first floor, there are two VIP Lounges in the North East and South West corners with standardized seating arrangement for VIPs. The lounges can also be used as VVIP lounges.
Exhibition area:- In the South-east corner on the first floor, a wide open space is available with a spectacular view outside. This is meant for exhibition cum dining area.
Food Court:- A spacious food court outside the library on 2nd floor has been provided for the visitors of the library and DAIC staff.
Atrium:-The centre is having a huge circular area under the dome on ground floor. In this area there is a large statue of Dr. Ambedkar sitting cross legged on the chair. For programme information or other digital display, DAIC has the facility of LED display at the reception near the entrances which enhances the beauty of the Centre. The outer circle of the atrium may be used for exhibition for various programmes at DAIC.
Auditorium and Conference Halls:- On ground floor, there are three Auditorium Bhima (700 seats), Nalanda and Samrasta (100 seats each) with attractive interior and comfortable seats. DAIC also has four round table conference rooms on 2nd floor (with capacity of 70,25, 25 and 12
people) which are also available for public on rent.
The Dome:- DAIC has the biggest dome in Delhi with 24 spikes covered with poly carbon sheets. It has been designed as per Buddhist architecture to enhance beauty of the place and to allow natural light and energy entre the whole building.
Vertical Gardens:- Two vertical gardens along the lift tracks have been maintained in the
atrium area from ground floor to the top which help in reducing carbon foot prints and filtering pollutants. This natural tapestry is pleasing and creatively stimulating.
Haryana Police Academy Officers sensitised at DAIC
DAIC officers welcoming the New Joint Secretary Dr. R P Meena, IPS
Sh. Sudhir Bhargav, CIC of India on a visit to DAIC Library
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