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Complete Ganga Expressway By December 2024: Yogi Tells Officials

The Uttar Pradesh government said in a statement that the chief minister reviewed the progress of ongoing expressway projects and the development works of Industrial Cluster and the Uttar Pradesh Defence Industrial Corridor at a high-level meeting at his official residence here.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday directed officials to complete the Ganga Expressway project by December 2024 so that devotees coming for the 2025 Kumbh in Prayagraj can use it.

The Uttar Pradesh government said in a statement that the chief minister reviewed the progress of ongoing expressway projects and the development works of Industrial Cluster and the Uttar Pradesh Defence Industrial Corridor at a high-level meeting at his official residence here.

"Land acquisition for the Ganga Expressway connecting Meerut to Prayagraj has been completed. This expressway should be made available to the public by December 2024 so that devotees coming to the 2025 Kumbh from the country and across the world can use it." he said.

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He also directed that land for the industrial cluster on the sides of the Ganga Expressway should be identified. The 594-kilometre six-lane Ganga Expressway will pass through 12 districts in the state.

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