By Accommodation Times News Services The National Capital Region Planning Board (NCRPB) in intend to improve transportation in Uttar Pradesh and Haryana announced to support nine transport infrastructure projects costing Rs. 7, 838 crore in the two states. The Project Sanctioning & Monitoring Group of NCRPB chaired by Madhusudhan Prasad, Secretary, Ministry of Urban Development discussed these projects decided to support them with a total loan assistance of Rs.3, 113 cr. The decision was taken in order to reduce the traffic congestion and pollution benefiting Delhi and adjoining areas. Two infrastructure projects in Uttar Pradesh will cost Rs.6, 681 cr for which NCRPB will provide a loan of Rs.2, 287 cr. Haryana has proposed projects 7 projects at a total cost of Rs.1, 157 cr and will get a loan of Rs.726 cr. NCRPB will provide a loan of Rs.700 cr towards development of six lane Elevated Road in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. This 10.30 km long six lane elevated road with a single pier is the first of its kind in the country, being developed by the Ghaziabad Development Authority at an estimated cost of Rs.1,148 cr and is targeted for completion by the end of 2016. NCRPB will also finance the 29.70 km long Rs.5, 533 cr Noida-Greater Noida Metro Project with a loan assistance of Rs.1, 587 cr. Of the projects proposed by Haryana Government for NCRPB assistance, development of 52.33 km long access controlled Manesar-Palwal Expressway at a cost of Rs.458 cr will get a loan support of Rs.343.85 cr from NCRPB. Improvement of 38.41 km Gurgaon-Pataudi-Rewari Road on State Highway-26 at a cost of Rs.354 cr will get a loan of Rs.265.50 cr from NCRPB. 5.80 km long Elevated road on NH-10 from Chottu Ram Chowk to Old Bus Stand in Rohtak at a cost of Rs.153 cr will decongest city roads. This project will get a loan of Rs.115 cr from NCRPB. Besides, Haryana Government will construct 4 ROBs at railway crossings 4 lane ROB at Lakhanmajra Meham Road on Delhi-Bhatinda line in Rohtak district at a cost of Rs.56 cr, 2 lane ROB on Jind-Panipat section along Delhi water carrier link channel, 2 lane ROB on Panipat-Kabri road on Jind-Panipat section at a cost of Rs.29 cr and construction of additional 2 lane ROB at Dabra Chowk, Hissar on Hissar-Sadalpur line at a cost of Rs.165 cr. NCRPB will provide loans totalling to Rs.102 cr for these ROB projects. This was the highest loan assistance approved by NCRPB in a single meeting of the Board.