Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari has announced that the Noida International Airport being built at Jewar in Gautam Budh Nagar district will be connected with the Delhi-Mumbai Expressway. The Union Minister said that apart from this, Jewar Airport will also be connected with Haryana.
There are also plans to develop this airport as an Asia Pacific transit hub. The Union Minister said that the Ministry has approved the Greenfield Connectivity Project, which would require an investment of over Rs 2,400 crore.
He said in a tweet that the Central Government has approved the construction of a road connecting Jewar Airport under construction in Gautam Budh Nagar district of Uttar Pradesh to Haryana.
Gadkari said that a budget of Rs 2,414 crore has been approved for the construction of this road. Under Bharatmala project, this road will connect Jewar airport with DND Faridabad-Ballabgarh bypass KMP link.
He said in a series of tweets that this 31.425 km long road will be built on the hybrid annuity (annuity) model. The construction of this road is expected to be completed within two years. This road will serve to connect the areas of Agra, Mathura and Western Uttar Pradesh.
Flyover gift to Kushinagar
Along with this, Nitin Gadkari said in another tweet that the construction of two flyovers of 2.5 km length has also been approved in Kushinagar. A budget of Rs 42.67 crore has been approved for these flyovers.
Gadkari said that the completion of the construction of these flyovers at Kushinagar, the place of Mahaparinirvana of Mahatma Buddha, will not only bring relief to the local people from traffic jams, but will also facilitate domestic and foreign tourists. The Union Minister said that these flyovers will be ready in 18 months.