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Expressways pave the way for Uttar Pradesh's trillion-dollar dream

UP accounts for nearly 38 per cent of the total expressway network in the country

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The state government is working on a multi-pronged strategy to harness the economic potential of expressways by developing industrial corridors, food processing hubs, warehouses, cold-chain infra, and real estate arcades along their routes

Virendra Singh Rawat Lucknow
Uttar Pradesh (UP) may still have a lot of catching up to do with the rest of the country on social parameters, but it is giving others tough competition in one area — roads. In Yogi Adityanath’s UP, expressways are scripting a silent transformation in the state otherwise known for its abysmal infrastructure (infra).

Owning the largest network of operational and under-construction expressways in India, UP is looking to leverage these mega infra projects to reinforce industrial development.

According to officials, UP accounts for nearly 38 per cent of the total expressway network in the country. The expressway projects criss-crossing

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First Published: Jul 28 2022 | 7:42 PM IST

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