New Delhi, Oct. 20 -- The final contract for designing the ambitious revamp of New Delhi's Central Vista, or Rajpath, the seat of power in the national capital, is likely to be awarded in the coming week, government officials aware of the development said.

After the government met on September 12 with 15 architects interested in the contract, six submitted bids for the project, said the officials, who requested anonymity . Five of the six made it to a short list after qualifying for the contract on financial parameters -- HCP Design, Planning And Management Private Limited, Ahmedabad; Mumbai-based Hafeez Contractor; and New Delhi-based CP Kukreja Architects, Sikka Associates Architects and Arcop Associates Pvt Limited

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