14 January 2020
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today inaugurated a state-of-the-art ultramodern Convention Centre at the Lokseva Bhavan here.
The Convention Centre built over two floors takes pride in having state-of-the-art equipment and facilities.
The facility has a main hall with seating capacity for about 400 persons. It is equipped with video wall displays and sound system with line array speakers etc.
Besides, the main hall, the facility's ground floor has a banquet hall with a seating capacity of 80-90, a break-out space of about 60 seating capacity and a well-furnished VIP lounge.
The first floor of the Convention Centre has a 100 seater conference hall, two mini conference halls of 30 and 15 seating capacities and food plaza having a seating capacity of 100.
"A longstanding requirement was fulfilled today. The Chief Minister today dedicated it. This has been named as the State Convention Centre. This facility has an auditorium with a seating capacity of 400 and has three break-out conference halls and a food court," said Chief Secretary Asit Kumar Tripathy speaking to newsmen after the inauguration of the Convention Centre.
The two-storey Convention Centre which has been built over an area of 5,180 sq mts on the backside of the Panchayati Raj department has cost the State exchequer about Rs 40 crore, Works department sources revealed.
The Convention Centre apart from being eco-friendly has the facility to run on solar power. Besides, it has water conservation facilities, the sources added.