Home Minister Rajnath Singh addressing the event in Lucknow on Thursday..
Home Minister Rajnath Singh addressing the event in Lucknow on Thursday..

Rajnath Singh inaugurates, laid foundation stone of various projects in Uttar Pradesh

ANI | Updated: Mar 07, 2019 23:54 IST

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Mar 7 (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday inaugurated and laid the foundation stones for National Highways projects worth Rs 1,10,154 crore in state’s capital Lucknow on Thursday.
“There are many projects started for the new employment opportunities and other facilities. This is only become possible because of the efforts including MLA, ministers, and local councillors. The projects started in Lucknow will also reduce the level of pollution,” the Home Minister said.  
Singh was accompanied by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari and the Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
Singh laid the foundation stone for construction of various projects including Lucknow-Kanpur Expressway, construction of four lane Aligarh-Kanpur road in five packages on NH-91, construction of four lane Unnao-Lalganj road on NH-232A, widening to six lanes of Chakeri (Kanpur)-Prayagraj road on NH-2 and construction of Amethi Bypass, and widening and construction of important sections of highways in the State.
Other projects include construction of flyover at IIM crossing, construction of Ghazipur-Phephna-Majhighat road on NH-31A, construction of flyovers, bypasses, FOBs, underpasses for road safety on different highways, and construction of four lane Mathura-Hathras-Badaun road on NH-530B.
The Home Minister inaugurated four-laning of Lucknow-Sultanpur section on NH-56, four-laning of Kursi Road–Ayodhya Road section of Lucknow ring road, four-laning of Ghaghra Bridge to Budhanpur section on NH-233, widening to two-lane with paved shoulders of Sonoli-Gorakhpur section on NH-29E, widening to two-lane with paved shoulders of Barabanki-Jarwal Road Junction on NH-28C.
The other projects inaugurated included widening to two-lane with paved shoulders of Rudauli-Basti section on NH-233, widening to two-lane with paved shoulders of 55 kms section on NH-730A, widening to two-lane with paved shoulders of Pilibhit-Puranpur section on NH-730, widening to two-lane with paved shoulders of Puranpur-Khutar section on NH-730, and reconstruction and upgradation of Sisiya-Nanpara section on NH-730.
The home minister also inaugurated/laid the foundation stone for several works under Namami Gange programme worth over Rs 1969.57 crore. (ANI)

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