Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi visits GIFT-IFSC and laid the foundation stone of the IFSCA’s Headquarters Building. Conceptualised as an iconic platinum rated green building with a highly efficient and sustainable structure, reflective of the growing prominence and stature of GIFT-IFSC as a leading international financial centre, the ‘IFSCA Tower’ is planned to have a built-up area of 3,00,000 square feet spread across 27 floors with best-in-class modern amenities and a magnificent panoramic view. When completed in 2024, the IFSCA Tower will emerge as a monumental edifice in GIFT City and symbolise the dreams and aspirations of a New and Aatma Nirbhar Bharat.
Hon’ble Prime Minister said, “Today, in GIFT City, the foundation stone of the International Financial Services Centres Authority - IFSCA headquarters building, has been laid. I believe, as grand as this building is in its architecture, it will also create unlimited opportunities to make India an economic superpower.”
The event was also graced by Shri Bhupendra Patel, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Gujarat; Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, Hon’ble Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs; Shri Pankaj Chaudhary, Hon’ble Union Minister of State for Finance; Dr. Bhagwat Kishanrao Karad, Hon’ble Union Minister of State for Finance and Shri Kanubhai Desai, Hon’ble Minister of Finance and Energy, Government of Gujarat.
During the event, the Hon’ble Prime Minister also launched India International Bullion Exchange (IIBX) and NSE IFSC – SGX Connect. The Hon’ble Prime Minister also presided over the ceremony for exchange of Memorandums of Understanding with regulatory authorities of Singapore, Luxembourg, Qatar and Sweden. IFSCA also exchanged a MoU with the Department of Space, Government of India to unlock the enormous opportunity of convergence between FinTech and SpaceTech.
Further, several significant milestones were announced during the event.
The initiatives launched by Hon’ble Prime Minister and the several milestones announced during the event have the potential to catapult India as a leading financial services provider in the regional and global landscape.
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