UP acquires 95% of land for 595-km Ganga Expressway mega project

The mega project is estimated to be commissioned in November 2025

Ganga Expressway’s deadline is June 2025 but the land aquisition process has not been completed yet. Photo: Nitin Kumar

Ganga Expressway’s deadline is June 2025. (Photo: Nitin Kumar)

Virendra Singh Rawat Lucknow
At a time when hordes of infrastructure projects in the country are stuck and in danger of being shut down owing to land acquisition delays, the Uttar Pradesh government has already acquired almost 95 percent of the land required for the mega 595-km Ganga Expressway project. In addition, 77 percent of the clearing and grubbing of the land has already been achieved, said the state's industrial development minister, Nand Gopal Gupta Nandi.

“We have received the environment and forest clearances for the project, while more than 52 percent of the shifting of utilities has been done. We have also appointed independent engineers for all the four groups of the expressway,” Nandi said.

First Published: Nov 16 2022 | 11:04 PM IST

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