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PM Modi inaugurates Bundelkhand Expressway in Uttar Pradesh's Jalaun

By | Written by Aryan Prakash
Jul 16, 2022 12:18 PM IST

The 296 kilometres-long four-lane Bundelkhand Expressway has been constructed at a cost of around ₹14,850 crore. The foundation stone of the expressway was laid by the prime minister in February 2020 and the construction was completed in 28 months.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday unveiled the Bundelkhand Expressway in Jalaun district of Uttar Pradesh.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets the crowd at Jalaun during the inauguration of Bundelkhand Expressway
Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets the crowd at Jalaun during the inauguration of Bundelkhand Expressway

“The Bundelkhand Expressway is a live example of the development of the Bundelkhand region. It will give a new identity to the region and will turn out to be a path for industrial investments,” Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath said.

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The 296 kilometres-long four-lane Bundelkhand Expressway has been constructed at a cost of around 14,850 crore rupees under the Uttar Pradesh Expressways Industrial Development Authority (UPEIDA). The foundation stone of the expressway was laid by the prime minister in February 2020 and the construction was completed in 28 months. 

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“The state-of-the-art Bundelkhand Expressway passes through 7 districts. The local economy will benefit tremendously due to it. There will be great industrial development in the region and this would bring more opportunities for the local youth,” the prime minister had tweeted on Friday.

The expressway originates in Bharatkoop in Chitrakoot and merges with Agra Lucknow expressway in Etawah. It reduces travel time to Delhi from Chitrakoot by 40%. One could reach Delhi in six hours against 10 hours earlier.

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