Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the ambitious Purvanchal Expressway project under Uttar Pradesh Expressways Industrial Development Authority, (UPEIDA), in the Sultanpur district of the state on Tuesday.
The Purvanchal Expressway, which is over 340km long, will reduce travel time from Lucknow to Ghazipur by reducing it to 3.5 hours instead of 6 hours. The expressway starts at Chandsarai village, Lucknow, and ends at Haidaria village on National Highway 31 in Ghazipur, 18 km from the UP–Bihar border.
In the future, the six-lane-wide expressway could be extended to eight lanes. The Purvanchal Expressway, which was built at an estimated cost Rs 22,500 crore will certainly boost the economic development in the eastern part.
According to the government, the Purvanchal Expressway will boost the economic development in the eastern part of Uttar Pradesh.
All farms around the area have been cleared for this event. A number of Airforce officers are making final arrangements for the Purvanchal Expressway airportstrip landing. Safety and medical emergencies will be met by 16 ambulances, 16 cattle catchers’ vehicles, and police vehicles.