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India International Centre
The India International Centre (IIC) is very famous non-official centre located in the heart of New Delhi, India. It was established in the year 1960 by “the legend Emperor Akihito, head of the Imperial Family of Japan. He was come to travel India with his wife for his honeymoon and after two years the building was inaugurated by Dr. Karan Singh with the objective to promote communication and goodwill between various communities of the world. In short, the organization was established with aim to improve amity in the world for its promotion and social well-fairness. IIC have 9 directors who was appointed by the Board of Trustee.
Aim and Purpose
Now the place become main hub where people with different fields like scientists, employers, politicians, scholars, authors, artists, civil society, army/navy, journalist, jurists , etc, gather to exchange new ideas and information for economic and social growth. The venue’s dedication to the morals of liberal humanism is the effectively reflected in its activities and schedule of events.
These incorporate national to international business meetings, cultural events, national or international music program, traditional folk music programs, panel discussion and many more. These events are full of knowledge and very interesting. The best part about the events of the place is entry in these events is available for all people. Therefore, people from different part of the world come to attend these functions.
Some more objectives of IIC are:-
To organize and uphold, limited residential area under no-profit/ no-loss basis schemes.
To launch and uphold libraries and information services to simplify study of world cultures.
The luxurious interior of the building attack people of different age and community. The building was architect by the architect Joseph Allen Stein in the year 1960. The IIC complex or India International Centre contains three wings, design with the purpose of organizing different kinds of events. Luxurious entrance is much enough to catch the attention of visitors.
-Facilities at IIC: The complex also has-
The C. D. Deshmukh Auditorium
The Publication Division
Two Conference Rooms
Three seminar room
Two Committee Rooms
The main administrative offices
25 double rooms and two Fellows’ Flats.
The Annexe houses two Lecture Halls
An Art Gallery.
Kamaladevi Complex houses
International level catering services
The place also have big resident’s areas so that visitors can take rest and can prepared for their events. The residents area is in the north wind and in the west you will get dining place. The third place was designed for administrative, auditorium and contain great library area where guest can sit and take benefits of world's interesting and famous books.
The refinement of ethnic ideas in the modern approach like use of rugged quartzite stone and blue Kota flooring with beautiful blue tiles and intricate patterns, makes the place ideal in the world. The curving front of the residential wing matches to the curving paths and pathways in the neighboring Lodi gardens. The huge windows of the dining hall and meeting room on the second floor supervise the extensive vistas of tombs and gardens. Generally, there is a beautiful combination of the IIC complex with Lodi Gardens.