President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated the dynamic façade lighting of Rashtrapati Bhavan on Friday evening.
The dynamic façade lighting of Rashtrapati Bhavan, that has been introduced to highlight its elegance, was inaugurated by the President in the presence of Union Minister of State (Independent charge) of Housing and Urban Affairs, Hardeep Singh Puri and other dignitaries.
A total of 628 light fittings have been installed for illumination of the building. Lenses of narrow to wide range are used on these fittings to spread light.
A narrow beam lens has been used to highlight specific objects such as the lotus on the Jaipur Column and a wider beam lens to spread light on a larger area.
Features that have been highlighted prominently in the lighting are the Jaipur Column, dome of the main building, chattris, fountains at terrace and ground level, as well as loggia columns.