The Delhi-Mumbai Expressway being built under the Bharatmala project is also being called Greenfield Expressway. About 10 lakh saplings will be planted on this 1350 km long highway to reduce pollution. The special 5 types of plants to be planted on the highway will reduce pollution.
Officials say that on the longest highway of the country, these five varieties of exotic Neem, Snake, Erica, Gerbera, and Xylene will be planted. These plants will keep the environment clean as well as reduce pollution. In these, Erica palm takes in carbon dioxide and then releases oxygen. At the same time, the snake plant observes the poisonous gases. These plants will be installed on the side and middle of the highway.
Tanks will be built to save rainwater
The specialty of this highway will be that water harvesting tanks will be built here to save rainwater. However, about 130 tanks will be made in the Dausa district. It is being estimated that about 2000 tanks will be built at a distance of 500 meters on the entire highway. Each tank will have a capacity of 700 liters. That is, about 14 lakh liters of rainwater will be saved every year. The same water will be used for these plants.
Length will be 374 KM in Rajasthan
The target has been set to complete the work of this expressway by 2023. So far 350 km of the expressway has been completed. The length of this expressway passing through the Alwar, Bharatpur, Dausa, Sawai Madhopur, Tonk, Bundi, and Kota districts of Rajasthan is 374 km. In which 16 thousand 600 crores will be spent. Also, this expressway is being built to reduce the distance between Delhi and Mumbai.
Travel from Delhi to Mumbai in 12 hours
Presently the distance from Delhi to Mumbai is about 1510 km by road. After the construction of the expressway, this distance will be reduced to 1350 km. In such a situation, after the construction of the expressway, you will be able to travel from Delhi to Mumbai in just 12 hours by car.
Its construction will cost about 90 thousand crore rupees. At the same time, 70 percent of work of expressway from Delhi to Dausa has been completed. The work of constructing a circle and toll plaza on Bhandarej Bandh connecting the expressway with Jaipur-Agra National Highway 21 is going on here. However, this will facilitate people to go towards Jaipur, Agra, and Karauli. Expressway from Delhi to Dausa is expected to start by the end of this year.
Expressway to connect economic hubs
This expressway passing through 5 states of the country will also provide excellent connectivity to the economic hubs of the state like Jaipur, Kishangarh, Ajmer, Kota, Chittorgarh, Udaipur. This expressway will be built in 5 years. The specialty of this expressway is that it will pass through most of the backward areas of five states.