Agra inner ring road project may take off

Last Updated: Wed, Dec 05, 2012 13:50 hrs

Lucknow, Dec 5 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Wednesday selected a consultant for the development of the proposed 24.5 km Agra inner ring road - aimed at easing the traffic within the city, an official said.

The project will be developed through Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode.

"This road is aimed at easing the traffic within the Agra city, which has seen incremental rise in incoming vehicles after Yamuna Expressway became functional," Infrastructure and Industrial Development Commissioner (IIDC) Anil K. Gupta said.

M/s Casta Engineers Pvt. Ltd. of New Delhi will be required to expedite the technical feasibility and financial viability study among other things.

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