This building, known as the Gem Capital of the world, will remain like a ‘one stop destination’. Here all kinds of facilities will be provided for polishers, cutters and other traders associated with diamond trade.
In Gujarat’s Surat city, such a building has been completed, which is being described as the world’s largest office building. The name of this building is Surat Diamond Bourse. Earlier, the Pentagon, the Defense Department building located in the city of Arlington in the US state of Virginia, had the status of being the world’s largest office building.
3000 crore rupees were spent in making the 15-storey building spread over 35 acres.
Spread over 35 acres, more than 7.1 million square feet of land and 15 floors, a total of Rs 3000 crore has been spent in the construction of this building. It took four years to make it. The business and other businesses will start permanently in the building on 21 November 2023. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will formally inaugurate it on 21 November itself.
The entire structure of the building is in the form of nine rectangular pillars.
This building, known as the Gem Capital of the world, will remain like a ‘one stop destination’. Here all kinds of facilities will be provided for polishers, cutters and other traders associated with diamond trade. The entire structure of the building is in the form of nine rectangular pillars. All these nine buildings are connected to each other.
65 thousand diamond traders will be able to do business together
The design of this building has been prepared by the Indian firm Morphogenesis. Even before this building was built, many big diamond traders had bought their space. There is a commercial complex, entertainment area and parking area inside the building. The special thing is that more than 65 thousand diamond traders will be able to do their business together in this building.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted when this building was ready. He said, “The Surat Diamond Bourse showcases the dynamism and growth of Surat’s diamond industry. It is also a testimony to the entrepreneurial spirit of India. It will serve as a hub of trade, innovation and collaboration, thereby boosting our economy and creating employment opportunities.”
All the facilities of the world are available in Surat Diamond Bourse. After its construction, traders will not need to go anywhere for any work. Solutions for all kinds of needs are available here. The best quality material has been used in its making.
BJP leader and former Union Minister Col Rajyavardhan Rathore tweeted, “Surat Diamond Bourse has captured the title of the world’s largest office building, surpassing the iconic Pentagon in the United States. This glittering center will strengthen Surat’s reputation as the diamond-cutting capital of the world and prove to be a shining landmark for India’s diamond, gems and jewelery industry.”