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Jewar airport has potential to transform Noida's real estate market

Its proximity to popular tourist destinations like Agra, which attracts 45 per cent of the international passenger traffic at IGI, could be diverted to Jewar

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No construction has begun in the region. The only physical evidence of the airport project is a range of green metal boards standing on the barren fields, placed by the Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority

Arnab Dutta Jewar (UP)
About a kilometre from the Yamuna Expressway, on the two-lane connector near Jewar, a bunch of young men in high-visibility orange vests were busy collecting data from all vehicles coming and going. When our car stopped near a small, make-shift structure that housed their supervisor, we were welcomed with a broad smile. Prakash Kumar, the surveyor in charge of the programme, mistook us for state government representatives, arriving for their protection.

Kumar, in his early 30s, is a junior surveyor at a private agency the Uttar Pradesh government has hired to map the traffic flow on the road that connects the

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First Published: Dec 29 2019 | 11:21 PM IST

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