Highway projects worth over Rs 1 trillion to be launched in Uttar Pradesh
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Highway projects worth over Rs 1 trillion to be launched in Uttar Pradesh

Rajnath Singh will be reportedly laying foundation stones for Lucknow-Kanpur Expressway and Namami Gange projects. He is also expected to lay the foundation stone for 80 projects worth nearly Rs 20 billion in Uttar Pradesh. 

Besides, he will be also inaugurating and laying the foundation stones for national highway projects worth Rs 1,101.54 billion in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. Under the Namami Gange programme, Singh is also expected to inaugurate several works worth over Rs 19.69 billion. 

Reportedly, he will be inaugurating four-laning of Lucknow-Sultanpur section on NH-56, four-laning of Kursi Road–Ayodhya Road section of Lucknow ring road, four-laning of Ghaghra Bridge to Budhanpur section on NH-233, widening to two-lane with paved shoulders of Sonoli-Gorakhpur section on NH-29E, widening to two-lane with paved shoulders of Barabanki-Jarwal Road Junction on NH-28C, widening to two-lane with paved shoulders of Rudauli-Basti section on NH-233, widening to two-lane with paved shoulders of 55 km section on NH-730A, widening to two-lane with paved shoulders of Pilibhit-Puranpur section on NH-730, widening to two-lane with paved shoulders of Puranpur-Khutar section on NH-730, and reconstruction and upgradation of Sisiya-Nanpara section on NH-730.

That said, he will also be inaugurating several projects under Namami Gange programme, including laying of sewerage network of 214.88 km in Prayagraj at a cost of Rs 2.60 billion, laying of sewerage network of 69 km including two STPs of 9 MLD capacity in Garh Mukteshwar at a cost of Rs 465.1 million, laying of sewerage network of 98.5 km and 13 MLD STP works in Kannauj at a cost of Rs 806.6 million, and laying of sewerage network of 21.03 km and 4 MLD STP in Bulandshahr at a cost of Rs 484.5 million. In all these projects, sewerage will be collected from households and will be lifted to STPs directly.

Other than that, foundation stones will be reportedly laid for several projects on the main stem of river Ganga, Yamuna, Gomati, Ramganga and Kali. These include interception and diversion (I&D) of drains and 17 MLD STP in Mirzapur, I&D of drains and 17 MLD STP in Ghazipur, and I&D of drains and 35 MLD STPs in Farrukhabad on river Ganga with a total STP capacity of 73 MLD at a cost of Rs 4.1936 billion. On Yamuna, the projects include I&D of drains and 21 MLD STP in Etawah and I&D of drains in Ferozabad with total STP Capacity of 21 MLD worth Rs 1.91 billion. At Gomati, I&D of drains and 30 MLD STPs in Jaunpur, I&D of drains and 7 MLD STP in Sultanpur and I&D of drains and 40 MLD STP as well as rehabilitation of 42 MLD STP in Lucknow with total STP capacity of 87 MLD worth Rs 5.68 billion. Besides, foundation stones will be reportedly laid for I&D of drains and 63 MLD STPs in Barelli along river Ramganga and I&D of drains and 15 MLD STP in Kasganj along river Kali.

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