NH24 is a growth highway. National Highway 24 is a lifeline for people living in Ghaziabad & Noida, as it links both these locations and ensures easy connectivity to Delhi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had launched Rs. 7,566 Crore project to widen the expressway in December 2015.
- “The project is divided into four packages. Package-1 from the Nizamuddin Bridge to the UP border, of 8 “km, has already been awarded and Welspun, a company from Gujarat, has won the bid”, said Raghav Chandra, chairman, National Highway Authority of India (NHAI).
- Package two of the widening project between the Delhi border to Dasna is still pending with the Cabinet for approval.
- The third package, from Dasna to Hapur, had been awarded to a company called Apco Chetak (Apco is based in MP and Chetak in Rajasthan).