Lucknow has always made a special place for itself in India. There have been many developmental projects that were carried out in the city in past few years. Certain projects made records for being completed in the least time. The city has never failed to live up to the expectations of the people, making national and world records are something the city is killing at. This city of nawabs has earned a place for itself in the country as well as in the world. Being one of the fastest growing cities, Lucknow is just a few steps away from becoming one of the metropolitan cities of India.
1. Agra – Lucknow Expressway
A project that left the people all over flabbergasted was the Agra-Lucknow Expressway. Inaugurated on 21st November 2016 by the then chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, Akhilesh Yadav. Lucknow expressway that has been highly appreciated by the citizens as it reduces the distance between Lucknow to Agra to just 3 hours 30 minutes. Being the stone turner Agra-Lucknow Expressway is is the Longest expressway of India with the Length of 302 Km. A 6-lane expressway which can be expanded to 8-lane in the future was completed in a record time of 22 months.
2. Janeshwar Mishra Park
Another marvel of Lucknow that has made the city what it is today! The Janeshwar Mishra Park today is the biggest park of Asia. This park stands as a marvelous structure in the Gomtinagar area of Lucknow. Janeshwar Mishra park has left everyone in awe of itself. The park has one of the highest monumental Tricolor of 207 feet installed in it. This beautiful park serves as a recreational center as well as is made in a way to serve as a home for the migrating birds.
3. International Cricket Stadium
Lucknow International Cricket Stadium or Ekana International Cricket Stadium is a cricket stadium of International Standard in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. It is the second largest cricket stadium in India, after Eden Gardens with a seating capacity of 50,000 people. Marking its presence in Uttar Pradesh as the second International cricket stadium in the state, It has won over the hearts of cricket fans. Calling for records the stadium is the newest feather in the cap of Lucknow!!
4. Metro project
The Lucknow Metro project is a spectacle in itself. The dream of Lucknow’s own metro has finally come to life with the first phase of Lucknow metro for public use. The Metro construction has set a record of being developed within the time span of 2 years and 2 months which is a record in itself as nowhere a metro has ever been constructed with this speed. The Lucknow Metro is the fastest built and commissioned metro system in the world. Lucknow is just a few steps away from being regarded as one of the metropolitan cities as it in every way deserves that title!!
5. Gomti Nagar Lucknow
Lucknow is a rich and highly developing city. It has several areas which are important in their own ways. One of the jewels of Lucknow is the Gomti Nagar area, as it’s one of the largest upcoming areas of Lucknow. Gomti Nagar and Gomti Nagar Extension jointly is the largest well planned developed township of India. Gomti Nagar has gained a lot of recognition lately as the area has shone in all the sectors making the city proud.
6. Fastest growing city
Lucknow the dream city, has never disappointed its people. A city where many people come with different dreams always growing and improving itself, Lucknow has earned a place as one of the top 20 fastest growing, job-creating cities in India. Lucknow is developing with a fast speed, making its place among the metropolitan cities of India.
7. Gomti Riverfront Project
In order to protect Gomti River, the water body that serves as the lifeline for the city, which was under the threat of being reduced to nothing but a dead river, this project came under construction i.e the riverfront project. This project focused on creating recreational parks on the banks of the Gomti River, giving it a recreational look while trying to keep it clean and away from encroachment. The Gomti riverfront took its inspiration from the Wetlands area, Putrajaya Lake.
These projects have brought glory to the city bringing it just a few steps away from being one of the best cities in the country. So, Lucknowites its time for you to be proud and rejoice as your home city is shining and you are the reason it is developing so fast!!