Foundation Stone Laid For Poorvanchal Expressway At Azamgarh, Uttar Pradesh
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, laid the Foundation Stone of the Poorvanchal Expressway in Azamgarh in Uttar Pradesh.
He said that the 340-kilometre long Poorvanchal Expressway would transform the towns and cities that it passes through. It would also provide swifter connectivity between Delhi and Ghazipur, he added. He said new industry and institutions can develop along the Expressway. He said the Expressway would also boost tourism in the places of historical significance in the region.
Shri Narendra Modi said that connectivity is necessary for development. He said the National Highway network in Uttar Pradesh has almost doubled in four years. In this context, the Prime Minister also spoke of initiatives in air connectivity and water connectivity. He added that an effort is being made to make the eastern part of the country, a new corridor of development.