NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the National Emblem cast on the roof of the New Parliament Building on Monday.
The officials have said that the National Emblem is made of bronze with a total weight of 9500 Kg and is 6.5 m in height.
It has been cast at the top of the Central Foyer of the New Parliament Building. A supporting structure of steel weighing around 6500 Kg has been constructed to support the Emblem.
He also interacted with the ‘shramjeevis’ involved in the work of the new Parliament.
The concept sketch and process of casting the National Emblem on the roof of the New Parliament Building went through eight different stages of preparation, from clay modelling/computer graphics to bronze casting and polishing.