Purvanchal Expressway to be inaugurated by PM Modi today: All you need to know
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Purvanchal Expressway to be inaugurated by PM Modi today: All you need to know

Newsdesk |
November 16, 2021

The 341-km Purvanchal Expressway at Karwal Kheri in Sultanpur district, set to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday, is one of the biggest completed infrastructure projects by the Yogi Adityanath government.


New Delhi, 16 November 2021

As per news report of The Indian Express, Prime Minister Modi along with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will be landing at the airstrip in a C-130 Hercules plane for the inauguration today. The launch comes almost 3 years after the prime minister laid its foundation stone in Azamgarh in July 2018. The infrastructure project, which is one of the biggest completed by the Yogi Adityanath government and cost an estimated Rs 22,496 crore, has been billed as the “carrier of development” to the underdeveloped Purvanchal region. The expressway starts from Chandsarai village in the district of Lucknow located on the Lucknow-Sultanpur road and ends at Haidaria village on National Highway 31 in Ghazipur district. It is currently a six-lane wide highway and can be expanded to eight-lane in the future.

Source - The Indian Express

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