YASHOBHOOMI (Syllabus: GS Paper 3 – Economy-Infrastructure)

News-CRUX-10     19th September 2023        

Context: The Prime Minister of India recently inaugurated the India International Convention Centre first phase, Yashobhoomi, in New Delhi's Dwarka.


  • About: It is also known as the India International Convention and Expo Centre (IICC), is a contemporary convention centre.
  • Situated in:  Dwarka, New Delhi.

o It ranks among the world's largest MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Exhibitions) destinations.

  • Objective: To elevate India’s reputation in hosting conferences, conventions, and exhibitions by offering world-class infrastructure for such gatherings
  • Facility: Convention Center, multiple Exhibition halls, and various amenities.
  • Convention Center: Covering more than 73 thousand square meters, it houses 15 convention rooms, including the Main Auditorium, the Grand Ballroom, and 13 meeting rooms, accommodating up to 11,000 delegates.

o Yasho Bhoomi boasts the largest LED media facade in the country.

  • Sustainability Features: Wastewater treatment system, rainwater harvesting, Platinum certification from CII’s Indian Green Building Council (IGBC).