Pothole-free roads in UP to have 'saffron' boards with Narendra Modi, Yogi Adityanath pics

Picture showing Prime minister Modi with UP Chief minister Yogi Adityanath. Photograph:( Zee News Network )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Jan 24, 2018, 12.49 PM (IST)

The roads in Uttar Pradesh will soon display saffron coloured boards featuring Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya. 

The boards which will be put up on pothole-free roads will have the slogan " sarkar ka sankalp, sadak ka ho kayakalp" which means " Government's oath to revive the roads".

Citing PWD officials a media report stated that the department is working on constructing a total of 2.6 lakh kilometres of roads in the state. 

The Deputy Chief Minister had said that the UP government had inherited 1.21 lakh kilometres of pothole-riddled roads from the previous government. 

He said they have repaired most of the stretches by new techniques improving the age of the road from five to 25 years. 

According to him, more than 3 lakh kilometres of roads were constructed by them. 

After repairing and constructing of the roads, the government will also place unipole which will provide details of the roads and also display information about the assembly, Lok Sabha and constituencies.

Every singleboard that will be put up on each road will cost around Rs 15,000.