Increasing the pace of development of Uttar Pradesh, the Union Minister for Road, Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari inaugurated two national highway projects with an investment of more than Rs 3,300 crore in Lucknow on Monday (17 July).
The inaugurated project includes the Madiyav-IIM of Lucknow-Sitapur section on National Highway-24.
The newly constructed four-lane elevated corridor at the crossing has been completed six months ahead of time.
This will provide better connectivity from Lucknow to Sitapur, avoid heavy traffic jams at Bhitauli Tiraha and Jankipuram Extention and will save more than 30 minutes of time and fuel.
Additionally, pilgrims will be facilitated to visit Chandrika Devi and Naimisharanya.
The construction of a four-lane road from Naviganj to Mitrasenpur of Aligarh-Kanpur section will facilitate traffic between Naviganj, Kannauj, Mitrasenpur and further to Delhi. Economic development will get a boost in the perfume hub of Uttar Pradesh, Kannauj and surrounding areas.
Small and medium industries are expected to get a boost in areas like Chhibramau, Gursahaiganj, Jalalabad, Manimau. Farmers of Kannauj will have ease of transport till Chhibramau, Naviganj Mandi and direct access to Delhi will be easy.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Union Minister of State General (Retd) V K Singh and Deputy Chief Minister Brajesh Pathak along with other MPs, MLAS and senior officials, were also present on the occasion.