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Nitin Gadkari inaugurates and lays foundation stone of about 1200 kms long 33 NH projects worth nearly Rs 11,000 crore in Karnataka

Says, Union Government to invest about Rs 1,16,144 crore in Karnataka in coming years

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Bengaluru , 19 Dec 2020

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari inaugurated and laid foundation of 33 NH projects in Karnataka today thru virtual mode. These projects include 1197 kms long roads worth Rs 10,904 crore. The event was presided over by Chief Minister Shri Y S Yeddiyurappa, and was attended by former Prkme Minister Shri H D Devegowda, Union Ministers Shri Prahlad Joshi, Shri Sadanand Gowda, Gen Dr V K Singh, ministers from the State and senior officers.Speaking on the occasion, Shri Gadkari informed that over 900 km NH length has been added in Karnataka during last six years, and it now stands at 7652 kms. He said, a total of 71 works are in progress in length of 2,384 kms at a cost of Rs. 37,311 Crore. Out of these, more than 70% progress has been achieved in 26 works amounting to Rs 12,286 Crore covering a length of 1,127 Km. He said, upto 70% progress has been achieved in 45 works amounting to Rs 25,025 Crore covering a length of 1257 Km.The Minister added that for providing smooth connectivity to the ports for the benefit of trade and economy, 4-laning of the entire coastal road from Goa Border to Kerala Border connecting port city of Belekeri, Karwar and Mangalore covering a length of 278 Km have been taken up at a cost of Rs 3443 crore and the work has been substantially completed. Further, in view of the safety of road users, 3 works for improving the safety by providing protective measures on Hill slopes in Shiradi Ghat on NH-75, Charmadi Ghat on NH-73 and Sampaje Ghat on NH-275 have been sanctioned amounting to Rs.115 crore.Shri Gadkari further informed that the Union Government shall invest approximately an amount of Rs 1,16,144 crore in Karnataka State in the coming years. He said, 11 road projects of 275 kms worth Rs 5083 crore have been awarded in the State during the financial years 2019-21.The Minister informed that CRF works worth Rs 8,330 crore have been sanctioned till now for the State. 

Annual Accrual during this year is Rs 435 crore, while total release during this year is Rs 217 Crore. Shri Gadkari declared release of this year's remaining Rs 218 Crore under CRF.Shri Gadkari called upon the State to take up production of Ethanol in a big way, as it is one of the largest producer of sugarcane in the country. He said, the country is already over-producing sugar and rice, and sufficient stock are available with the government. The surplus may be converted to Ethanol, which can be used as an alternative fuel for vehicles. He said, this will not only improve farmers' income, but will also be an indigenous source of fuels for the country.Former Prime Minister Shri H D Devegowda praised the steps taken by the government in developing the Road network in the State. He said, New technology has entirely changed the developmental scenario. He said, what we see today, is unbelievable.Chief Minister Shri Yediyurappa assured to take forward all the suggestions given by the Union Minister. He said, his government is committed to development of the State, and uplifting of the life style of its people. He said, he is working in co-operation with the Centre to achieve his government's targets.Union Minister Shri Sadanand Gowda enumerated the list of development works taken up by the Centre in Karnataka during last 6 years. He praised Shri Gadkari for planning the coastal road network from Goa to Thiruvanantpuram. Union Minister Shri Prahlad Joshi also appreciated the development efforts in NH sector, and said, road connectivity is now a basic necessity like food, clothing and shelter.Shri Mallikarjun Kharge, MP and former leader of Congress party in LS, too praised the co-operative nature of Shri Nitin Gadkari, calling him pro-development. He requested the Union Minister to release CRF amounts to all projects in the State equally.MoS-RTH Gen Dr V K Singh said, the projects being inaugurated today will provide better connectivity between major cities in Karnataka region. Inter state connectivity will be faster and hassle free. These will have transformational impact on agriculture, fisheries and health sectors. He said, theses project aim to improve economic corridors, costal and remote areas with rapid growth and safe movement of passengers and cargo. Further, the development of NH 66 will give a  boost to economic relation of the State and link to provide connectivity to ports.


Tags: Nitin Gadkari , BJP , Bharatiya Janata Party , New Delhi , Bengaluru , Karnataka , DV Sadananda Gowda , BS Yeddyurappa , Prahlad Joshi



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