UP Expressway News: The Uttar Pradesh Expressways Industrial Development Authority (UPEDA) has identified and marked the sites for the industrial corridor. According to the plan, UPEDA will set up industrial hubs along five expressways in the state. These include Agra-Lucknow Expressway, Purwanchal Expressway, Bundelkhand Expressway, Gorakhpur Link Expressway and Ganga Expressway.
There will be industrial hubs at 11 locations along the Ganga Expressway.
The Yogi government of Uttar Pradesh will spend an estimated amount of more than 7000 crores on these five expressways. 11 locations on the Ganga Expressway connecting a total of 12 districts of the state have been selected for industrial corridors, covering a total area of 1522 hectares. It is estimated to cost around Rs 2300 crore.
Choice of 6 locations on Bundelkhand Expressway
Similarly, 6 points connecting 7 districts along Bundelkhand Expressway have been identified. Its proposed area is 1884 hectares with an estimated cost of over Rs 1500 crore. Similarly, 5 locations have been selected in 10 districts connected by Agra-Lucknow Expressway. It has a total area of 532 hectares, which is estimated to cost around Rs 650 crore for development.
5 locations have been identified for Industrial Corridor on Purvanchal Expressway.
Also, 5 locations have been identified for the Industrial Corridor on the Purvanchal Expressway connecting 9 districts, the proposed area of which is 1586 hectares and is likely to cost Rs 2300 crore.
Choice of 2 locations on Gorakhpur Link Expressway
The fifth and last expressway is the Gorakhpur Link Expressway. 2 locations in its 4 districts have been selected for industrial hubs, which will have a total area of 345 hectares and is likely to cost Rs 320 crore.
30 locations were identified on five expressways.
In total, 30 locations have been identified on these five expressways, covering a total area of more than 5,800 hectares. 108 villages attached to all 30 locations identified by UPEDA have been notified by the state government. Along with this, Rs.200 crore has also been released to the concerned 6 DMs for the purchase of land. Apart from this, orders have also been issued to release Rs 1500 crore on the lines of Bundelkhand Industrial Authority for purchase of land. Currently, the process of determination of land purchase rates is going on at the district level.
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