Pur­van­chal e-way: Over a dozen con­struc­tion ma­jors sub­mit bid

Hindustan Times (Lucknow) - - Uttarpradesh - HT Cor­re­spon­dent let­ters@hin­dus­tan­times.com ▪

LUC­KNOW: The state govern­ment has re­ceived bids from more than a dozen con­struc­tion ma­jors for the pro­posed Pur­van­chal Ex­press­way, found­taion stone of which will be laid by Prime Min­is­ter Naren­dra Modi on March 19 on the com­ple­tion of one year of the Yogi Adityanth Govern­ment.

“We have pur­chased 88 per cent land re­quired for the ex­press­way. A de­ci­sion was taken by the state govern­ment to start work only af­ter 90 per cent of land was pur­chased and made avail­able for the project,” said a UP Ex­presway In­dus­trial De­vel­op­ment Au­thor­ity (UPEIDA) of­fi­cial.

Start­ing from Chand Sarai in Luc­know, the 353 kilo­me­tre ex­press­way would con­nect sev­eral cities of east­ern UP cul­mi­nat­ing at Haideriya in Ghazipur.

Work on the Rs 12000 crore project would be com­pleted in eight pack­ages, bids for which were in­vited by the state govern­ment. “We have re­ceived tech­ni­cal bids from more than a dozen con­struc­tion ma­jors,” said the of­fi­cial. He said the bids were be­ing ex­am­ined and would be sent to the govern­ment for ap­proval.

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