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Delhi-Meerut Package-3 inaugurated

Current context: The Delhi-Meerut Package-3 is to be inaugurated by Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways on 30th September.
Delhi-Meerut Package-3 inaugurated
  • The Delhi-Meerut Package-3 will connect Dasna in Ghaziabad to Hapur in UP.
  • The package is built with a cost of Rs1989 crore and will stretch to 22 kilometres.
  • The package includes the construction of a major bridge across the upper Ganga canal, which was a big challenge.
  • The Delhi-Meerut Expressway (82 kilometre-long) connects Delhi with Meerut in western Uttar Pradesh.
  • The project will help in decongesting National Capital Region and a considerable reduction in pollution level.
  • The Delhi-Meerut Expressway project is being implemented in four packages:
    1. 6-lane expressway/ 8-lane NH 24 from Sarai Kale Khan in Delhi to Ghazipur border.
    2. 6-lane expressway/ 8-lane NH 24 from Ghazipur border to Dasna in UP.
    3. 6-lane NH 24 from Dasna to Hapur in UP, which is being inaugurated.
    4. Greenfield 6-lane expressway from Hapur to Meerut.

Question: 

Q.1 The recently launched Delhi-Meerut Package-3 will connect? 
a. Dasna to Hapur 
b. Hapur to Meerut
c. Sarai Kale Khan to Ghazipur
d. Ghazipur border to Dasna
Delhi-Meerut Package-3 inaugurated Delhi-Meerut Package-3 inaugurated Reviewed by Neha Verma on September 29, 2019 Rating: 5

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