The Uttar Pradesh
Cabinet gave its nod to the construction of the Rs 36,230-crore, 594-km Ganga
Expressway, the longest road link in the
country. This is the fourth expressway to come up in the state in the last few
The state Cabinet
gave its nod to the Request for Proposal (RFP) and Request for Quotation (RFQ)
of four packages of the project which will pave the way for the construction of
the six-lane expressway.
The UP CM directed
all relevant departments, including UP Expressway Industrial Development
Authority (UPEIDA), to work in 'mission mode to execute the project between
Meerut and Prayagraj covering the districts of Meerut, Hapur, Bulandshahr,
Amroha, Sambhal, Badaun, Shahjahanpur, Hardoi, Unnao, Rae Bareli, Pratapgarh
and Prayagraj along the river Ganga.
Ganga Expressway was approved on November 26, 2020.
spokesperson and Cabinet Minister Siddharth Nath d Cabinet Minister Siddharth
Nath Singh said that the Ganga Expressway was approved on November 26, 2020.
With its completion,
economic activities in Uttar Pradesh will increase manifold. For this project,
Rs 19,754 crore has been provisioned for the civil work, while Rs 9,255 crore
is earmarked for land purchase. More than 92 percent of the land has been
Ganga Expressway will be of six lanes and it can be increased to eight
Expressway will be of six lanes and it can be increased to eight lanes in the
future. A 30-year agreement has been signed for this project to be built on the
PPP model. The speed of the vehicles has been fixed at 120 kmph. There will
also be an airstrip and industrial The state
The state Cabinet
also approved the construction of a big airport in Lalitpur. The approval came
given the construction of Bulk Drug Park in Lalitpur and the Defense Corridor
in Bundelkhand. Small aircraft will be landed here in the first phase. It will
be developed as an international airport in the future. The cost of the airport
project is Rs 86.65 crore. -The cost of the total 91.77 hectares of land
required for the airport is Rs 7,786 crore.
construction, 12.79 hectares of land is also being taken from the Ministry of
Defence. Later, the land will be given to the Ministry of Defence from the land
of the Gram Samaj.