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CPWD to install �fancy 3D illuminated name plates at MP bungalows

CPWD to install �fancy 3D illuminated name plates at MP bungalows

New Delhi, Nov 3 (PTI) The CPWD will soon install fancy illuminated name plates having 3D appearance at official bungalows of MPs in Lutyens' Delhi after some of them raised concerns that the existing ones are not visible at night.A senior official in the Central Public Works Department, a prime construction agency of the central government, said that in first phase, the work to install fancy plates with embossed letters will start with bungalows located in North Avenue.The official said the process has started to hire an agency which has expertise in installing such names plates, adding that once the tender is awarded, works will be completed in two months.According to the proposed plan, name plates will have 3D appearance, LED lights capable of antiglare display, single colour and message style bold."The decision to install fancy illuminated name plates was taken after some MPs raised concern that the existing names plates at their residence are not visible."These fancy name plates will be installed at official bungalows of all MPs who were elected in the recent Lok Sabha polls," official told PTI.The entire base of name plates will have projected backwards for 1.5 inch with requisite or preferably black colour acrylic, official said.The back side of the entire structure will be sealed with aluminium composite panel.Recently, the CPWD decided to renovate the bungalows of MPs in North Avenue at an estimated cost of Rs 44 lakh.It also constructed 36 new duplex flats which have four bedrooms each, a lift, modular kitchens and an office area. These flats have a view of the Rashtrapati Bhavan.It has also planned to construct 36 more new duplex flats for MPs in North Avenue, which will come up in place of old bungalows built after the country's Independence. PTI BUN DVDV