Jalaun (Uttar Pradesh) [India]: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated the Bundelkhand Expressway in Uttar Pradesh’s Jalaun.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath was likewise existing on the event.
Earlier, the Prime Minister arrived at the Kanpur airport where he was gotten by the Chief Minister and various other dignitaries.
The 296 kilometres four-lane Expressway has been built at a cost of around Rs 14,850 crore. The expressway would provide a significant boost to connectivity and also industrial growth in the region.
The Modi government has focused greatly on connectivity and also facilities, officials stated.
The financial appropriation of Rs 1.99 lakh crore for the Ministry of Road Transport as well as Freeways in Budget plan 2022-23 is the highest ever before. This is a dive of over 550 percent when contrasted to the allotment of about Rs. 30,300 crore in 2013-14.
In the last seven years, the size of National Freeways in the country has actually increased by more than 50 percent from 91,287 km (as on April 2014) to around 1,41,000 km (as on December 31, 2021).
The structure rock for the building of the Bundelkhand Expressway was laid by the Prime Minister on February 29, 2020. The work with the Expressway has been finished within 28 months.
The 296 km, four-lane expressway has been built at a price of around Rs 14,850 crore, under the aegis of Uttar Pradesh Expressways Industrial Development Authority (UPEIDA), and also can later be broadened as much as six lanes too.