By Subhajit Sankar Dasgupta
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Bundelkhand Expressway within the Jalaun district of Uttar Pradesh on July 16, 2022. Releasing a press release, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) stated the federal government is dedicated to bettering connectivity throughout India. The key characteristic of the identical is the federal government’s work in the direction of bettering the street infrastructure within the nation.
Releasing a press release, the PMO stated, “A significant endeavor towards this was the laying of the foundation stone for the construction of Bundelkhand Expressway by the Prime Minister on February 29, 2020. The work on the Expressway has been completed within 28 months and it will now be inaugurated by the Prime Minister.”
According to the federal government, the Uttar Pradesh Expressways Industrial Development Authority (UPEIDA) has constructed the 296 km lengthy four-lane expressway at the price of Rs 14,850 crore. This freeway might be expanded as much as six lanes sooner or later.
This freeway extends from NH-35 in Uttar Pradesh’s Gonda village in Chitrakoot district to Etawah district. In Etawah, the freeway merges with the Agra-Lucknow expressway. The expressway passes by means of seven districts, together with Chitrakoot, Banda, Mahoba, Hamirpur, Jalaun, Auraiya and Etawah.
In its assertion, the PMO stated that other than bettering connectivity, the expressway can even assist in boosting financial improvement within the area. This can even assist in the creation of hundreds of jobs for locals. Next to the expressway, the work has already began on the event of n industrial hall in Banda and Jalaun districts.
Earlier, giving particulars of the venture, Awanish Kumar Awasthi, the CEO of UPEIDA, stated that the brand new expressway will scale back the journey time between Delhi and Chitrakoot to 6 hours. It can even act as an industrial hall for the area to Delhi-NCR.
“The Expressway will transform the economy of the region and will act as a stimulant to economic development and boost the growth of the agriculture, industry, commerce, and tourism sectors. It will serve as an industrial corridor, allowing the products of manufacturing units, development centres and the agricultural economy of these areas to be transported seamlessly to the state capital and the national capital. It will also act as a catalyst for setting up of handloom units, food processing units, storage plants, mandis and milk-based industries,” he was quoted to have stated.