Agra: Apart from existing 54 roads for interstate connectivity, 10 new roads are destined to come up in Agra under state government’s interstate connectivity scheme.
These new roads will provide Agra a way better connectivity and connect Shamsabad, Khandauli, and Fatehabad areas to some other parts of the state. And actively, the state government has also released the first installment of Rs 199.8 crore for the speedy work.
Under the same plan of providing better connectivity to the visitors and residents of the state, other districts will also get new roads, according to Sameer Verma, secretary of the public works department. Gorakhpur will get 15 roads, Jhansi will have 14, 7 in Varanasi, 2 for the districts of Meerut and Moradabad, and other districts like Azamgarh, Lucknow, Bareilly, and Faizabad will have road each.
As experts have always been echoed this idea, this move will provide a breakthrough in business and employment opportunities in the state.
Deputy chief minister Keshav Prasad Maurya, who is also the incumbent PWD minister, has also directed officials in a recent meeting to identify some more routes to be developed for an efficient interstate connectivity.
Recently, under the same move to boost the state of road connectivity, 26 Uttar Pradesh roads will soon get the tag of National Highway. UP government has already sent this proposal to the center and just waiting for their approval.