Saturday, August 13th, 2016

UP govt allocates Rs 200 crore for 2nd-3rd phases of Agra Ring Road

Narada Desk | August 13, 2016 12:09 pm Print
In a bid to step up the construction work on the second and third phases, Uttar Pradesh government has made a provision of Rs 200 crore
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The second and third phase of construction works pertaining to Agra’s Ring Road, which has been going on for long but was not meeting the deadline due to lack of funds, have finally got a boost. The Uttar Pradesh government has made a provision of Rs 200 crore for the second and third phase. According to the plan, the inner ring roads would be constructed from Agra-Fatehabad to Agra-Gwalior Road.

All the necessary formalities were being completed for expeditious implementation of the project, the official told IANS.

The estimated cost of the first phase of the construction works added up to Rs 819.25 crore, the official said.

Under this, the official said, a 10.9 km stretch of road was being built from Kanpur to Fatehabad Road. The construction of the Ring Road was being done on Engineering Procurement Construction model.

The first phase of construction is being carried out by Agra Development Authority. Railway over bridge was being built by the Housing and Urban Planning department and Public Welfare Division is constructing the Yamuna bridge, the official said.

The foundation of the Agra Inner Ring Road was laid by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav in March 2014.