World Trade Centre, Mumbai

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MVIRDC
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General information
Type Commercial
Location Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Completed 1970
Height
Roof 150 m (490 ft)[1]
Technical details
Floor count 30[2]
IDBI Tower
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General information
Type Commercial
Location Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Height
Roof 106 m (348 ft)[3]
Technical details
Floor count 26[1]

The Mumbai World Trade Centre at Cuffe Parade was built in 1970, it consists of two towers, the M Visvesaraya Industrial Research and Development Centre (MVIRDC)[4] and IDBI.[5] MRVDC was, at 156m, the tallest building in South Asia until the 2010 completion of The Imperial towers at Tardeo (252m), it was built by the Shapoorji Pallonji Group.[6]

In 1998 the Brihanmumbai Electricity Supply and Transport (BEST) started air conditioned bus services connecting the World Trade Centre with the suburb of Andheri.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Emporis GmbH. "MRVDC, Mumbai, India". SkyScraperPage.com. 
  2. ^ "MVRDC | Buildings". Mumbai /: Emporis. Retrieved 2012-01-12. 
  3. ^ SkyScraperPage.com. "IDBI Tower, Mumbai, India". Emporis.com. 
  4. ^ "About us - MVIRDC". Retrieved Mar 19, 2015. 
  5. ^ "IDBI Towers | Buildings". Mumbai /: Emporis. Retrieved 2012-01-12. 
  6. ^ "A quiet billionaire". India Today. 27 August 2012. Retrieved Mar 19, 2015. 
  7. ^ Mishra, Anshika (25 February 2003). "AC bus users to be given parking facility". The Times of India. Mumbai. Retrieved Mar 18, 2015. 

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