In pics! PM Narendra Modi inaugurates Purvanchal Expressway; take a tour of this 341-km expressway

ZeeBiz WebTeam | Nov 16, 2021, 03:35 PM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday inaugurated the 341-km Purvanchal Expressway in Uttar Pradesh. Check these pictures of Purvanchal Expressway.

 

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Purvanchal Expressway: 341 km long

Purvanchal Expressway: 341 km long

The Purvanchal Expressway is 341 Km long. It starts from village Chaudsarai, district Lucknow located on Lucknow-Sultanpur road (NH-731) and ends at village Hydaria located on National Highway No. 31, 18 km east of UP-Bihar border. Source: Narendra Modi Twitter

 

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6-lane wide expressway

6-lane wide expressway

The expressway is 6-lane wide which can be expanded to 8-lane in future. Source: Narendra Modi Twitter

 

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Cost of construction

Cost of construction

Constructed at an estimated cost of about Rs 22500 crore, the Purvanchal Expressway is going to give a boost to the economic development of eastern part of Uttar Pradesh especially the districts of Lucknow, Barabanki, Amethi, Ayodhya, Sultanpur, Ambedkar Nagar, Azamgarh, Mau and Ghazipur. Source: Narendra Modi Twitter

 

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi at inauguration

Prime Minister Narendra Modi at inauguration

A PTI report stated that PM Narendra Modi landed on Purvanchal Expressway airstrip in IAF C-130 Hercules plane to inaugurate 341-km highway in Uttar Pradesh. Source: ANI Twitter

 

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Importance of balanced development

Importance of balanced development

At the inauguration Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, "For the all-round development of the country, the balanced development of the country is equally important. Some areas marching ahead in the race of development and some areas lagging decades behind isn't right for any country." Source: ANI Twitter