UP receives environmental nod for 594 km Ganga Expressway project
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UP receives environmental nod for 594 km Ganga Expressway project

The State Level Environment Impact Authority released environmental approval for the 594-km Ganga Expressway project, for which the bidding process has already begun.

The predicted cost of the project is Rs 36,230 crore. It will be developed in PPP mode, and tenders have been floated for design, build, finance, operate and transfer.

The expressway will commence at Bijauli village in Meerut district from the Meerut-Bulandshahr highway and end at the Prayagraj bypass near the Joodapur Dandu village in Prayagraj district.

It will include 12 districts, comprising Hapur, Meerut, Amroha, Rae Bareli, Bulandshahr, Badaun, Sambhal, Hardoi, Shahjahanpur, Unnao, Pratapgarh and Prayagraj.

It will be a six-lane expressway, expandable to eight lanes. Work on land procurement for the project is on, and they have procured around 94% of the land. It is assessed that approximately 12,000 people will obtain temporary employment during the project construction, while another 1,000 people will obtain employment during the construction of toll plazas on this stretch.

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Also read: How Purvanchal Expressway accelerates prosperity for Uttar Pradesh

The State Level Environment Impact Authority released environmental approval for the 594-km Ganga Expressway project, for which the bidding process has already begun. The predicted cost of the project is Rs 36,230 crore. It will be developed in PPP mode, and tenders have been floated for design, build, finance, operate and transfer. The expressway will commence at Bijauli village in Meerut district from the Meerut-Bulandshahr highway and end at the Prayagraj bypass near the Joodapur Dandu village in Prayagraj district. It will include 12 districts, comprising Hapur, Meerut, Amroha, Rae Bareli, Bulandshahr, Badaun, Sambhal, Hardoi, Shahjahanpur, Unnao, Pratapgarh and Prayagraj. It will be a six-lane expressway, expandable to eight lanes. Work on land procurement for the project is on, and they have procured around 94% of the land. It is assessed that approximately 12,000 people will obtain temporary employment during the project construction, while another 1,000 people will obtain employment during the construction of toll plazas on this stretch. Image Source Also read: How Purvanchal Expressway accelerates prosperity for Uttar Pradesh

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