PM Modi lays foundation stone of Purvanchal Expressway in UP’s Azamgarh today

Modi lays foundation stone of Purvanchal Expressway in UP

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Uttar Pradesh on July 14, Saturday for two day visit with the purpose to lay foundation stone of the India’s longest Expressway as the Purvanchal Expressway.

So, he laid foundation stone of the Purvanchal Expressway in Uttar Pradesh’s Azamgarh today that will connect UP’s Lucknow to Barabanki, Amethi, Sultanpur, Faizabad, Ambedkar Nagar, Azamgarh, Mau and Ghazipur.

Apart from this, The Expressway will also connect Agra to Delhi and will considerably bring down the travel time between Delhi and eastern Uttar Pradesh. The Purvanchal

Expressway, which is 340-km-long project, will be completed with the worth of Rs 23,300 crore in three years.

An air-strip will be constructed in Sultanpur district to facilitate landing of Indian Air Force aircraft in emergency situation.