Bengaluru Metro’s Phase II- A (Central Silk Board to KR Puram) and Phase II- B (KR Puram to the Kempegowda International Airport), with a total distance of 58.19 km, gets a nod from The Bengaluru Metropolitan Planning Committee (MPC).
To lessen the burden on the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), the cabinet has decided to set up the Bengaluru Solid Waste Management—an administratively and financially independent entity—to manage the city’s solid waste.
A 3,200 acre industrial park would be set up in Karnataka's Kolar Gold Fields after acquiring the land from state-run Bharat Gold Mines. The state mines and geology department will survey the land in six months.
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa recently laid the foundation stone for the construction of a `2.20-bn airport project in Shivamogga, which is expected to give a boost to tourism, industries and economic activities in the region.