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2-day national conference on road technology in Lucknow from Friday

Lucknow, Dec 7 (UNI) Uttar Pradesh government will hold a national-level conference of the experts to deal with the new technology on road development here from Friday.
This would be the first time any state is organising such conference which has been named as " Lucknow Conference".
Experts in the field of road construction and equipment development from almost all IITs and other renowned organisations from the country are likely to participate in the conference. Besides, experts from foreign countries like UK, Germany and Netherlands would also participate in the technical sessions to aware the delegates about the development of road in their countries.
The Lucknow conference would be inaugurated tomorrow jointly by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Union Surface Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar along with Yogi Adityanath and several ministers from other states are also expected to participate in this conference.
Brief mediapersons here on Thursday, state deputy chief minister, who holds the charge of the PWD department Keshav Prasad Maurya said that this would be for the first time in the country that any conference of such magnitude is being held for road development.
Announcing that very soon UP will bring a policy on only constructing two-lane road in the state, the Minister said that the conference will discuss in detail about construction of quality and cheaper road in the state.
"UP has already started using latest technology in road construction. The new technology, used in Unnao for the first time has decreased the cost by around 30 per cent with increasing the life of the road up to 50 years," he claimed.
Mr Maurya said that the recommendations of the conference would be adopted by the UP government, so that people can get good road and government, could make it by using latest technology.
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Rafale Case: J&K BJP demands resignation of Rahul Gandhi

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