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Yogi govt in UP acquires over 10,000 hectares of land for flagship projects

These infrastructure projects are estimated to involve a total investment of Rs 80,000 crore

Yogi Adityanath. Photo: PTI
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Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath | Photo: PTI

Virendra Singh Rawat Lucknow
Giving its flagship infrastructure projects a push, the Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government has acquired more than 10,000 hectares of land across the state. These mega projects, estimated to cost nearly Rs 80,000 crore, aim to boost the basic road and air connectivity infrastructure, apart from creating a modern defence industrial hub in Bundelkhand region.

Among these are the under-construction Purvanchal Expressway project and the proposed ones like Bundelkhand Expressway, Gorakhpur Link Expressway, Jewar International Airport and Defence Manufacturing Corridor.

These projects are estimated to require an acquisition of more than 15,000 hectares of land. Of this, state government agencies

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First Published: Oct 31 2019 | 5:46 PM IST

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