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Agra-Lucknow Expressway: India’s longest greenfield expressway

November 22, 2016

The Agra-Lucknow expressway was inaugurated on November 21, 2016.  The 302-km long six lane Greenfield Agra-Lucknow expressway is India’s longest expressway till date. The expressway will reduce travel time between Delhi-Lucknow to 5-6 hours and further cut down the travel time between Agra and Lucknow to just 3.5 hours from...

PM launches Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Gramin (Rural Housing Scheme)

November 21, 2016

Prime Minister Modi has launched the government’s flagship housing scheme ‘Pradhan Mantri Gramin Awas Yojana (PMAY-G)’ in Agra. PMAY-G is an ambitious housing scheme meant for rural poor. In March 2016, the Union Cabinet had approved to replace the existing Indira Awas Yojana with Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Gramin as...

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