The proposed national tax headquarters being set up on 5.65 acre-plot at Kasturba Gandhi Marg in New Delhi, is likely to be ready in the next 24-30 months, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said today. The same will be known as Rajaswa Bhawan.
The proposed building, which will house the tax department of the country, will set new standards for public access.
The first prize for the design of the proposed building was given to Siddharth Shirur of Vistaar Architects & Planners of Mumbai. While the second and third prize went to S R Sikka (Sikka Associates) and Manit Rastogi (Morphogenesis), respectively.
The country’s revenue department is right now located in North Block, headquarters of the finance ministry here.