Purvanchal Express Way News:- 341 km long has been completed from Lucknow to Ghazipur, the capital of Uttar Pradesh. Purvanchal Expressway The formal launch is being done by Prime Minister Narendra Modi today. Let us know the importance of this expressway for the people of UP and what benefits they are going to get from it –
PM Modi inaugurated Purvanchal Expressway
On 16 August 2021, PM Modi has started the UP Purvanchal Expressway for the common people. Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the people while inaugurating the Purvanchal Expressway from Karwal Kheri in Sultanpur. On this occasion, 11 fighter jets of the Indian Air Force including Sukhoi, Mirage, Jaguar also did an air show while landing on the airstrips built on the expressway.
What are the special features of Purvanchal Expressway?
- This express highway is 6 lane wide and 341 km long.
- A 3.2 km long airstrip has also been built on this highway in Sultanpur district.
- The state government has allocated a budget of Rs 22,500 crore for its construction.
- This expressway passes through Lucknow, Barabanki, Amethi, Ayodhya, Sultanpur, Ambedkarnagar, Azamgarh, Mau and Ghazipur districts of UP.
- It took a total of 36 months i.e. three years to make it.
- The speed limit of vehicles on the expressway has been fixed at 100 kmph.
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What will be the benefits to the common people –
The common people of Uttar Pradesh are going to benefit a lot from Purvanchal Expressway. With the construction of this 6-lane highway, the movement of people will become much easier and safer. This will not only benefit Uttar Pradesh commercially, but the state government will also get toll tax of Rs 202 crore annually.
According to the news, it is being told that now it will take only 10 hours for vehicles to go from Ghazipur to Delhi. On the other hand, it will take only 4 hours to go from Lucknow to Ghazipur or from Ghazipur to Lucknow.
Small and big industries will develop rapidly due to the connectivity of the big cities of Uttar Pradesh. Because now it will be easier for them to bring raw material and sell the goods.
Toll tax will not have to be paid for a few days –
You can enjoy the new Purvanchal Expressway for free for the coming few days. The state government will not charge toll tax on four wheelers for several days now. At the same time, the movement of two wheelers will be completely free.
Fighter aircraft will also be able to make emergency landing
PM Modi Along with the opening of the expressway, the National Highway Authority of India has also inaugurated the landing strips of fighter aircraft. Now in any emergency, Air Force fighter aircraft will be able to land or take off on the landing strip on Purvanchal Expressway.
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