Vijayapura, Sept.30: Funds for the construction of textile parks in Kalaburagi and Vijayapura will be released. The textile parks are coming up on one thousand acres of land and provide jobs to around 25,000 youths.
Speaking after inaugurating ‘Jnanayogi Sri Siddeshwar Swamiji Super Speciality Hospital’ in the premises of JSS Hospital on behalf of Sri Siddeshwara Lok Kalyan Charitable Trust on National Highway on Friday, he said development works worth Rs 400 crore were initiated today and more funds has been reserved for the overall development of North Karnataka. The government is anticipating orders from the court to facilitate all works under the UKP-3rd stage. Once the verdict comes, it has been decided to take up R&R of villagers which will submerge in UKP third stage scheme, at a cost of Rs 10,000 crore. Already, Rs 35 crore has been released to Karnataka Grape and Grapevine Board towards the improvement of grape cultivation and processing. The capacity of cold storage will be increased for the benefit of grape growers.
Jobs from North Karnataka Tourism Circuit.
Bommai said tourism circuits are formed in North and South Karnataka. The North Circuit consists of Hampi, Badami, Pattadakal and Vijayapura district and domestic and foreign tourists will be attracted by providing all facilities. Development of tourism in Vijayanagar, Bagalkot and Vijayapura districts will create employment opportunities for local youths. All these five gifts will be given to the North Karnataka region. Along with Revanasiddeshwara Lift Irrigation scheme will be implemented.
Opening of Vijayapura airport before February, 2023
The CM said the State Cabinet has given a nod to release Rs 125 crore grant for the development of Vijayapura Airport in Vijayapura within next three months and it will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi before February next year. Permission will be obtained from the Union Government to name this airport after 12th century social reformer Basavanna. There is a demand for the general hospital. Two new government hospitals will be sanctioned for Vijayapura and Bagalkot on PPP model.
Sri Siddeshwara Swamiji, Union Coal, Mining and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi, Ministers, C.C.Patil, Anand Singh, Govind Karjol and MLA Basangouda Patil Yatnal were present.