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UP govt to speed up land acquisition for Rs 100-bn Bundelkhand Expressway

The Adityanath government has made a budgetary provision of Rs 6.50 billion in the annual budget for the mega infrastructure project, which is aimed at boosting the socioeconomic development

Bundelkhand Expressway
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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath addresses a press conference on completion of four years of Narendra Modi government at the Centre, at the party office in Lucknow on Saturday | Photo: PTI

Virendra Singh Rawat Lucknow
Amid the high pitch Ram temple voices emanating from the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) dispensation in Uttar Pradesh, the Yogi Adityanath government is gearing up to expedite land acquisition for the proposed Bundelkhand Expressway.

The 293-km Expressway will be developed in the arid and backward Bundelkhand zone spanning Jhansi, Chitrakoot, Banda, Hamirpur, Jalaun, Auraiya and Etawah districts. 
The project is estimated to cost nearly Rs 100 billion. The Adityanath government has made a budgetary provision of Rs 6.50 billion in the annual budget for the mega infrastructure project, which is aimed at boosting the socioeconomic development in the laggard region.

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First Published: Nov 05 2018 | 5:10 PM IST

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