An MoU between the UP government and Container Corporation of India (Concor) of the railway ministry is to be signed soon to develop a Rs 4,500-crore logistic park along the countryÂ´s longest Agra-Lucknow Expressway.
To fund infrastructure projects in the state like Lucknow Metro, Agra-Lucknow Expressway and rural electrification, the Uttar Pradesh government on December 10 tabled the current year's second supplementary budget of Rs 3,619.76 crore. In last September, the State government had tabled the first supplementary budget worth Rs 7,112.39 crore.
To build the proposed Agra-Lucknow expressway, a Malaysian firm has come forward. The proposed expressway is expected to reduce travel time between the two cities by almost half. A delegation from MalaysiaÂ’s Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) met Uttar Pradesh government officials last week and expressed their interest in the multi-million-dollar project, an official said.
For the proposed Agra-Lucknow expressway Uttar Pradesh government on January 3 selected a consortium of feedback infrastructure services and Redecon India as the project development consultant. The project is estimated to cost Rs 10,500 crore. The selection was finalised in a meeting chaired by the State Infrastructure & Industrial Development Commissioner (IIDC) Anil K Gupta.
The consultant evaluation committee for the greenfield six lane access controlled Agra to Lucknow expressway project has finalised consultant for the project. At a meeting headed by Infrastructure & Industrial Development Commissioner (IIDC) Anil K Gupta, the com