Steel Authority of India Ltd on Wednesday said it has supplied around 50,000 tonnes of steel for the Purvanchal Expressway in Uttar Pradesh. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday inaugurated the 341-km-long Purvanchal Expressway, which connects Lucknow to Ghazipur in eastern Uttar Pradesh.
In a statement, the state-owned steel maker said it has “supplied 48,200 tonnes of steel for the Purvanchal Expressway, which has been inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi”.
The total products supplied for the project were TMT Bars, structurals and plates, it said.
The statement added that the expressway will substantially improve the road connectivity among several districts of Uttar Pradesh.
The company earlier supplied steel for projects like Eastern and Western Peripheral Expressways, Atal Tunnel, Bogibeel and Dhola Sadiya bridges.
SAIL, under the Ministry of Steel, is the country’s largest steel-making company having an annual capacity of over 21 million tonnes (MT).