Yamuna Expressway Industrial development Authority solar plants on unused land

Yamuna Expressway Industrial development Authority solar plants on unused land

The Yamuna Expressway Industrial development Authority (YEIDA), in its board meeting on Tuesday, sought permission from the Uttar Pradesh government to set up solar plants across 100 hectares of unused land.

While the board of YEIDA gave its approval for the project, it will be set in motion only after the final nod from the government, officials said. The board also gave its go-ahead for several other sops for the public.

According to YEIDA officials, green agricultural land and land earmarked for riverfront area in YEIDA in keeping with Master Plan 2031 will be used for setting up solar plants. “Chairman Sanjay Agarwal has asked us to prepare a proposal so that this land can be put to use to generate solar electricity,” Arunvir Singh, YEIDA chief executive officer (CEO), told TOI. Read More…

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