Yogi inaugurates six-lane elevated road in Ghaziabad
Ghaziabad: In a major infrastructural development, the much-awaited country's longest six-lane elevated road connecting Ghaziabad's Raj Nagar Extension to the border of Delhi at UP Gate near Vaishali has been thrown open to the commuters on Friday. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath inaugurated the 10.30-km long elevated road built on 227 single pillars. The road has been constructed by the Ghaziabad Development Authority with a total cost of Rs 1,241.60 crore.
On Friday morning, Chief Minister Yogi thoroughly inspected the road from Raj Nagar to Vasundhra and after inspecting the road, the CM reached at Raj Nagar Extension for its inauguration. He addressed a public meeting at Ramlila Ground, Kavinagar.
Addressing the public meeting in Kavinagar Ramlila Ground on Friday, Adityanath said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government is committed to prosperity and security of the public and has been making efforts to maintain law and order in the state.
"Unlike previous governments, the BJP government is focused on development and is running various development and welfare schemes for the state as well as the public. The state government has provided 37 lakh connection under Saubhagya Scheme and 7.70 lakh connections have been given in Ghaziabad," Adityanath said.
On the issue of home buyers, the CM said that 50,000 flats will be delivered to home buyers of Noida and Greater Noida by next month while another 50,000 units will be handed over to the home buyers in the next six months.
The CM also appreciated the work done by the Ghaziabad police in solving the robbery incident of jewellery worth Rs 3 crore from a Mumbai-based jeweller.
Besides the inauguration of the elevated road, the chief minister inaugurated a total of eight projects out of which four projects belong to the Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA). The total worth of these projects is Rs 1,261.37 crore.
The CM also inaugurated the Saubhagya Yojana worth Rs 149.73 crore of Power Corporation and inaugurated the strengthening of Bandha Road from GT Road to Raj Nagar Extension as well as drainage work worth Rs 70.64 crore.
CM Yogi Adityanath also laid the foundation stone of 11 projects worth Rs 355.89 crore. These include the foundation laying of 856 EWS houses at Madhuban Bapudham under PM Awas Yojana worth Rs 131 crore, an Integrated Power Scheme worth Rs 112.24 crore, mid-day meal scheme and RCC bridge over Hindon.