Maharashtra Government on 24 February 2016 finalised a Project Management Consultant (PMC) for the proposed Chhatrapati Shivaji Memorial in the Arabian Sea. The project scheduled to be completed by 2018 will be executed at an expense of 84 crore rupees.
The consultant was finalised at a meeting headed by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. As per the decision a consortium of Egis India Consulting Engineers Pvt Ltd and Design Associates were appointed as the PMC.
PMC will finalise the concept design, float tenders and oversee the implementation of the project. Chairperson of the Oversee committee MLC Vinayak Methe said that the agreement will be signed with the consortium within a week’s time.
The JJ School of Art had submitted a schematic diagram for the memorial on the 16 hectare rocky terrain.
Union MoEF approved the construction of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj statue in Arabian Sea
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Where: Arabian Sea
When: 24 February 2016