The Uttar Pradesh Government has received a sanction letter of Rs. 5,100 crore loan from Punjab National Bank (PNB) for 594 Km Ganga Expressway project. Ganga Expressway will start from NH-334 in Meerut and end at Prayagraj bypass on NH-2.
Estimated cost of Ganga Expressway project is Rs. 36,230 crore. Around 92% of the land required for the project has been acquired.
This six-lane expressway will be expandable up to eight lanes. This will be the longest expressway in Northern India and the second-longest in India.