Foundation stones laid for projects worth Rs 160 bn in Karnataka
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Foundation stones laid for projects worth Rs 160 bn in Karnataka

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday laid the foundation stone of over a dozen projects worth around Rs 16,000 crore during his sixth visit to poll-bound Karnataka this year. He also inaugurated the 118 km-long Bengaluru-Mysuru Expressway, a new campus of IIT Dharwad, and the longest railway platform in the world at Shree Siddharoodha Swamiji Hubballi Station.

Bengaluru-Mysuru expressway

PM Modi inaugurated the 118-kilometer Bengaluru-Mysuru motorway in Karnataka on Sunday. The project, which involved 6-laning of the Bengaluru-Nidaghatta-Mysuru section of NH-275, was developed at a total cost of around Rs 8,480 crore.

It will cut the travel time between Bengaluru and Mysuru from approximately 3 hours to approximately 75 minutes and will serve as a catalyst for socioeconomic development in the region. At the inauguration event of the motorway, PM Modi said that all these projects will pave way for 'sabka saath, sabka vikaas'. He went on to say that connecting Bengaluru and Mysuru is critical because the former is known for technology and the latter for tradition.

PM dedicates projects worth Rs 16,000 crore

During his visit, the Prime Minister dedicated and laid the groundwork for projects worth approximately Rs 16,000 crore. Various development initiatives in Hubballi-Dharwad will improve people's quality of life by creating sanitary, safe, and functional public spaces, as well as transforming the town into a futuristic urban centre.

The Prime Minister also laid the groundwork for a four-lane highway connecting Mysuru and Kushalnagar. The project will be built over 92 kilometres and will cost around Rs 4,130 crore. The project will play an important role in improving connectivity between Kushalnagar and Bengaluru, reducing travel time from about 5 to 2.5 hours.

PM inaugurates new IIT Dharwad campus

PM Modi also dedicated the campus of IIT Dharwad to the nation. The Prime Minister laid the foundation stone for the institute in February 2019. The institute, built at a cost of over Rs 850 crore, currently offers 4-year B.Tech. programmes, an inter-disciplinary 5-year BS-MS programme, M.Tech. and Ph.D. programmes. The longest platform in the world In addition, the Prime Minister dedicated the world's longest railway platform at Shree Siddharoodha Swamiji Hubballi Station.

The Guinness Book of World Records recently recognised the record. The 1,507-meter-long platform cost approximately Rs. 20 crore to construct. He also practically signalled the departure of two new trains from the platform. Earlier in the day, the PM also launched the Hubballi-Dadar Express, which is powered by an electric engine.

Upgradation of Hosapete station

PM Modi also dedicated the electrification of the Hosapete-Hubballi-Tinaighat section, as well as the upgrade of the Hosapete station, to improving regional connectivity. "The electrification project, which cost more than Rs 530 crore, establishes seamless train operation on electric traction. The redeveloped Hosapete station will provide travellers with convenient and modern amenities. It was designed to look like the Hampi monuments "It stated.

Jayadev Hospital

PM Modi laid the groundwork for the Jayadeva Hospital and Research Center. The hospital, which will cost around Rs 250 crore, will provide tertiary cardiac care to the people of the region.

Dharwad water scheme and Flood damage control project

In order to improve water supply in the region, the Prime Minister laid the groundwork for the Dharwad Multi Village Water Supply Scheme, which will cost more than Rs 1,040 crore to build. He also laid the groundwork for the Tupparihalla Flood Damage Control Project, which will cost around Rs 150 crore to build. The project involves the construction of retaining walls and embankments to mitigate flood damage.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday laid the foundation stone of over a dozen projects worth around Rs 16,000 crore during his sixth visit to poll-bound Karnataka this year. He also inaugurated the 118 km-long Bengaluru-Mysuru Expressway, a new campus of IIT Dharwad, and the longest railway platform in the world at Shree Siddharoodha Swamiji Hubballi Station. Bengaluru-Mysuru expressway PM Modi inaugurated the 118-kilometer Bengaluru-Mysuru motorway in Karnataka on Sunday. The project, which involved 6-laning of the Bengaluru-Nidaghatta-Mysuru section of NH-275, was developed at a total cost of around Rs 8,480 crore. It will cut the travel time between Bengaluru and Mysuru from approximately 3 hours to approximately 75 minutes and will serve as a catalyst for socioeconomic development in the region. At the inauguration event of the motorway, PM Modi said that all these projects will pave way for 'sabka saath, sabka vikaas'. He went on to say that connecting Bengaluru and Mysuru is critical because the former is known for technology and the latter for tradition. PM dedicates projects worth Rs 16,000 crore During his visit, the Prime Minister dedicated and laid the groundwork for projects worth approximately Rs 16,000 crore. Various development initiatives in Hubballi-Dharwad will improve people's quality of life by creating sanitary, safe, and functional public spaces, as well as transforming the town into a futuristic urban centre. The Prime Minister also laid the groundwork for a four-lane highway connecting Mysuru and Kushalnagar. The project will be built over 92 kilometres and will cost around Rs 4,130 crore. The project will play an important role in improving connectivity between Kushalnagar and Bengaluru, reducing travel time from about 5 to 2.5 hours. PM inaugurates new IIT Dharwad campus PM Modi also dedicated the campus of IIT Dharwad to the nation. The Prime Minister laid the foundation stone for the institute in February 2019. The institute, built at a cost of over Rs 850 crore, currently offers 4-year B.Tech. programmes, an inter-disciplinary 5-year BS-MS programme, M.Tech. and Ph.D. programmes. The longest platform in the world In addition, the Prime Minister dedicated the world's longest railway platform at Shree Siddharoodha Swamiji Hubballi Station. The Guinness Book of World Records recently recognised the record. The 1,507-meter-long platform cost approximately Rs. 20 crore to construct. He also practically signalled the departure of two new trains from the platform. Earlier in the day, the PM also launched the Hubballi-Dadar Express, which is powered by an electric engine. Upgradation of Hosapete station PM Modi also dedicated the electrification of the Hosapete-Hubballi-Tinaighat section, as well as the upgrade of the Hosapete station, to improving regional connectivity. The electrification project, which cost more than Rs 530 crore, establishes seamless train operation on electric traction. The redeveloped Hosapete station will provide travellers with convenient and modern amenities. It was designed to look like the Hampi monuments It stated. Jayadev Hospital PM Modi laid the groundwork for the Jayadeva Hospital and Research Center. The hospital, which will cost around Rs 250 crore, will provide tertiary cardiac care to the people of the region. Dharwad water scheme and Flood damage control project In order to improve water supply in the region, the Prime Minister laid the groundwork for the Dharwad Multi Village Water Supply Scheme, which will cost more than Rs 1,040 crore to build. He also laid the groundwork for the Tupparihalla Flood Damage Control Project, which will cost around Rs 150 crore to build. The project involves the construction of retaining walls and embankments to mitigate flood damage. Also Read Adani group prepays financing for Ambuja cement Punjab Government to provide 25,000 EWS houses in phased manner

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