Users of Yamuna expressway may have to pay more toll as the YEIDA has decided to set up solarlights on the 165-km stretch connecting Greater Noida to Agra and recover the cost from them. The cost of the project is nearly Rs 94 crore which will be met by increasing the toll tax, said sources.
The move comes after chief minister Yogi Adityanath recently directed the Yamuna expressway to improve safety along the expressway. Arunveer Singh, CEO, YEIDA, said the Authority had communicated to Jaypee Infratech, the concessionaire, to install lights on the entire stretch.
“Earlier, there was a proposal to install LED lights on the expressway. We have now decided to install solar lights as it is energy efficient and also green energy,” he said. Read More
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