Inauguration of an International Cooperation and Convention Centre in Varanasi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday, July 15, 2021, inaugurated an International Cooperation and Convention Centre in the historic city of Varanasi, which has four universities and several higher educational institutions and is considered as one of the most holy cities for Hindus, Buddhists and Jains around the world.

The Varanasi International Cooperation and Convention Centre (VCC) named ‘Rudraksha’, will be a well-equipped convention centre, comprising of a main hall with a full flying tower, a seating capacity of 1,200, a gallery, meeting rooms, and parking for 120 cars. The main hall may be partitioned into smaller spaces when required. VCC is also planned to be an environment-friendly building making it an ideal destination for holding all types of international conventions. As many as 108 Rudraksha have been installed at the two-storey convention centre and its roof is shaped like a Shivaling.