Next week, Uttar Pradesh can get its fifth expressway— this one to attach the remote region of Bundelkhand— with its inauguration by Prime Minister Narendra Modi projected on July twelve.
This 296-km-long motorway is exclusive because it has been completed prior point in time at intervals twenty eight months of its inauguration by the PM on day, 2020, once a target of thirty six months was fastened. However, despite the Covid waves, the project has been completed well prior time. The Yogi Adityanath government has conjointly saved Rs one,132 crore, that is sort of twelve.72% of the originally calculable price, through e-tendering. The multilane motorway is expandable to six-lane within the future, has thirteen interchange points, and can connect seven districts of the state.
The PM can jaunt village Katheri in Jalaun district on the motorway to inaugurate it.
Another USP of the new motorway is that it’ll hook up with the operational Agra-Lucknow motorway close to Etawah, and thus offer direct property from Delhi-NCR similarly as Lucknow to Bundelkhand. The Yamuna motorway connects Delhi-NCR to the Agra-Lucknow motorway.
The Bundelkhand motorway is additionally crucial to the success of the approaching defence passageway within the state. Work on associate industrial passageway has conjointly begun within the Banda and Jalaun districts. On the opposite finish in Chitrakoot, the motorway can finish at the national highway-35, that connects Jhansi with Prayagraj.
“This new motorway can facilitate within the all-around development of the Bundelkhand region, as well as social and economic development, and increase financial gain in areas of agriculture, tourism, and business. it’ll act as associate industrial passageway for the region to Delhi-NCR,” Awanish Kumar Awasthi, the chief operating officer of UP Expressways Industrial Development Authority, said.
Two nodes of the approaching defence passageway can come back up close to the new motorway in Jhansi and Chitrakoot. On Nov nineteen last year, PM Modi had set the muse stone of a India Dynamics restricted (BDL) unit in Jhansi wherever associate investment of Rs four hundred large integer within the initial section is projected.
UP already has four operational expressways: the Noida-Greater Noida motorway, the Yamuna motorway that connects bigger Noida with Agra, the 302-km-long Agra-Lucknow motorway, and also the 341-km-long Purvanchal motorway from Lucknow to Ghazipur that was inaugurated by the PM last year. Work has conjointly started on UP’s approaching longest e-way, the 594-km Ganga motorway from Meerut to Prayagraj.