UP Expressway News: Uttar Pradesh Expressways Industrial Development Authority (UPEDA) has identified and marked the site for the industrial corridor. According to the plan, UPEDA will establish industrial centers along five expressways in the state. These include Agra-Lucknow Expressway, Purvanchal Expressway, Bundelkhand Expressway, Gorakhpur Link Expressway and Ganga Expressway. There will be industrial centers at 11 places on Ganga Expressway. p>The Yogi government of Uttar Pradesh will spend an estimated amount of more than seven thousand crores on these five expressways. 11 places on the Ganga Expressway connecting total 12 districts of the state have been selected for industrial corridor, whose total area is 1522 hectares. The estimated expenditure on this is estimated to be around Rs 2300 crore.
6 places were selected on Bundelkhand Expressway
Similarly, Bundelkhand Expressway connecting 7 districts. Six places have been identified along the expressway. Its proposed area is 1884 hectares, on which the expenditure is estimated to be more than Rs 1500 crore. Similarly, 5 sites have been selected in 10 districts connected to the Agra-Lucknow Expressway. Its total area is 532 hectares, the expenditure on its development is estimated to be around Rs 650 crore.
5 places identified for industrial corridor on Purvanchal Expressway
There 5 locations have been identified for the Industrial Corridor on the Purvanchal Expressway connecting 9 districts, the proposed area of which is 1,586 hectares and the estimated cost is likely to be Rs 2300 crore.
Gorakhpur. 2 places selected on Link Expressway
The fifth and last expressway is Gorakhpur Link Expressway. 2 places in its 4 districts have been selected for industrial centres, whose total area will be 345 hectares and the estimated expenditure is likely to be Rs 320 crore.
30 places have been identified on the five expressways.
In total, 30 sites have been identified on these five expressways, whose total area is more than 5,800 hectares. 108 villages associated with all the 30 sites identified by UPEDA have been notified by the state government. At the same time, Rs 200 crore has also been released to the concerned 6 DMs for purchasing land. Besides, orders have also been issued to release Rs 1,500 crore on the lines of Bundelkhand Industrial Authority for land purchase. The process of fixing the rates for purchasing land at the district level is currently going on.
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