Several ambitious projects are coming to the State under PPP policy laid out for the development
of infrastructure with max imum involvement of private investors. Brief information regarding these areas
are given in concerned sectors:-
State Government proposes to actively pursue certain major road sector projects in the PPP mode
during the Eleventh Plan. The total road length in Uttar Pradesh is 1,33,105 kilometers out of which 5570 kilometers are National Highways, 8551 kilometers are State Highways, 7345 kilometers are Major District Roads, 29179 kilometers are Ordinary District Roads and 82459 kilometers are Village Roads.
Some of the important initiatives/ innovative measures are given below:-
A couple of years earlier, the State Government had shared a dream with people - a 165 km. long
Delhi-Agra Taj Expressway proposed to be built on land for development model. The construction work on the 165 km. Expressway is in full swing. This 6-lane access controlled Expressway costing Rs.9,935 cr. shall soon be a reality and is scheduled to be open for commercial operation by October,2010. The Developer has been granted tolling rights for 36 years with development rights for 90 years over the land
for development along the Expressway.
The Yamuna Expressway experience enabled the State Government to launch a more ambitious
and innovative Ganga Expressway. Planned along the river Ganga, this 1047 km long 8-lane access controlled expressway from Greater Noida to Ballia, shall reduce the travel time from Delhi to Uttar
Pradesh - Bihar border to 10 hours.
The Developer for the Rs. 30,000 crores Ganga Expressway project has been selected through an
open and transparent competitive bidding process. The Developer has been granted tolling rights for 35 years with development rights for 90 years over 12300 hectares of land for development along the
Expressway. The state Govt. shall acquire all the necessary land at Concessionaire's cost.
121. The Kanshiram
Expressway will pass Nagar, Ferrukhabad,
through districts Gautambudh Nagar, Bulandshahar, Aligarh, Badaun, Shahjahanpur, Hardoi, Unnao, Raibareli, Pratapgarh, Allahabad,
Santravidas Nagar, Mirzapur, Varanasi, Ghazipur and Ballia. Links from major towns namely Fatehgarh, Lucknow and Mirzapur have also been proposed to be constructed to provide access from these districts to
the Expressway. of local people.
Toll free service road shall also be constructed along the Expressway for the convenience
An innovative Rehabilitation & Resettlement Policy exclusively for the project affected people has
been evolved. All the Rehabilitation & Resettlement cost shall be borne by the Concessionaire.
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