Business News Desk, Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari has said that before the end of the year 2024, the road infrastructure in Uttar Pradesh will be like America and the development of roads will change the picture of the state. Gadkari said in his address on Monday after inaugurating and laying the foundation stone of seven national highway projects at a cost of six thousand five hundred crore rupees in Chitbadgaon town of Ballia district that Uttar Pradesh is moving forward very fast. He called upon the farmers to become food providers as well as energy donors, so that Uttar Pradesh plays a major role in the export of energy.
no false assurance
Gadkari said that before 2014 the condition of roads in Uttar Pradesh was not good. After the coming of the Narendra Modi government, the national highway has increased from 7,643 km to 13,000 km. He claimed that before the end of the year 2024, Uttar Pradesh would have road infrastructure like America. Gadkari said that “I don’t give false assurances, I will work what I say, media should record everything they say, if even a single thing doesn’t work they should run breaking news.”
construction of new highway
Gadkari said that with the construction of the Ballia Link Expressway, it would be possible to reach Patna from Lucknow via Purvanchal Expressway in four and a half hours and with the construction of the new highway, eastern Uttar Pradesh would have better connectivity with Bihar’s Chhapra and Patna. , Buxar. will get. Chandauli of Uttar Pradesh and Kaimur district of Bihar will be connected to the Delhi-Kolkata GT Road by the new route being built from Chandauli to Mohania at a cost of 130 crores.
announcement of ring road
On this occasion, he announced construction of 28 kilometer greenfield spur road between Ballia-Ara at a cost of 1500 crores and ring road from Gorakhpur to Gorakhpur at a cost of 2381 crores.