Uttar Pradesh Expressways Industrial Development Authority (known by its acronym UPEIDA) was set up by the State Government under U.P. Industrial Areas Development Act 1976, in December 2007 for development of Expressways in Uttar Pradesh. This is a newly established Organisation with lean and laborious employee base, on contract or on deputation basis from State Revenue Department/PWD, among them few are deployed on retainership basis or by service provider.
The prestigious Agra-Lucknow Expressway, a flagship project of Government of U.P. undertaken by UPEIDA, is complted in an unprecedented time. A fast corridor connecting the State Capital with Agra and further to the National Capital. Inauguration of this expressway has been done 21.11.2016.
This Expressway shall also catalyse development and setting up of Handlooms, Food Processing, Cold Storages, Warehousing and Milk based industries and will provide opportunities for setting up new Industrial Training Institutes, Educational Institutes, Medical Institutes and will help in establishment of New Satellite/Smart Cities.
Besides this Expressway Project, UPEIDA is also implementing another Access Controlled Expressway Project named the “ Purvanchal Expressway Project” in EPC mode. This Expressway Project has been conceived as a critical high speed access controlled road infrastructure between Eastern Uttar Pradesh and the State Capital.