UPEIDA – Upper Ganga Canal Expressway – Uttar Pradesh - Project Profile
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The State Government of Uttar Pradesh through Uttar Pradesh Expressways Industrial Development Authority (UPEIDA) is planning to undertake the Upper Ganga Canal Expressway (UGCE) project in Uttar Pradesh, India.
The project involves the construction of eight-lane, 212km expressway. It includes the construction of 148km main road with 68.5km link roads.
The 148km long 8-lane access controlled expressway includes construction of Sanouta Bridge starting from in Greater Noida is passing through western Uttar Pradesh and will connect National Capital Region (NCR) to Uttarakhand border near Purkazi.
The project includes the construction of expressway, 7 Hydro Electric Power Stations (HEPS) and navigation facilities, ancillary works of rehabilitation of Upper Ganga Canal, service road, access road, raising of NH bridges, railway bridges, connecting roads and interchanges.
The project will require 797ha of land, of which 655ha has already been acquired from the irrigation department.
The proposed project will be built on Design Built Finance Operate and Transfer (DBFOT) basis and will built on Public Private Partnership (PPP) model.
In April 2010, based on the Request for Qualification (RFQ), UPEIDA has prequalified six bidders including Corsan Concessiones S. A., Era – Sibmost J.V, DSC – Apollo JV, IRB Infrastructure Developers Limited, Jaiprakash Associates Limited and Reliance Infrastructure Limited –Reliance Infraventures Limited.
In July 2010, Request for Proposal (RFP) was invited for the qualified bidders include Jai Prakash Associates, Consortium of Reliance Infrastructure and Reliance Infraventures, Sibmot JV and DSC-Apollo Joint Venture with August 20, 2010 as the bids submission date.
The development works has been slowed down due to some political issue. However, UPEIDA is yet to receive a final environment clearance from the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF).
In September 2013, the project was put on hold due to environmental clearance issues.
In September 2015, UPEIDA is in the process of reviving the project and in April 2016, the project was under review for environmental clearance.
Planning activities are underway.
Planning Authority: UP Expressways Industrial Development Authority (Upeida)
Consultant: Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS) Infrastructure Development Corporation (IIDC)
The project involves the construction of 212km eight-lane expressway from Sanauta Bridge in Greater Noida to Purkazi on the Uttar Pradesh-Uttarakhand border beside the Upper Ganga Canal in Uttar Pradesh, India.
The US$1,758 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of 147.8km main road with 68.5km link road.
2. Construction of other related facilities
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