Infrastructure projects underway in Karnataka

  • A total of 87 infrastructure projects with a combined value of Rs.87,518.77 crore are underway in Karnataka and transportation projects are leading the way with around 52 projects worth Rs.36,237 crore currently underway.
  • Key focus areas for the state are agri-infrastructure, energy and urban and municipal infrastructure. In the coming years, the focus will be on social infrastructure, education and health according to Industries Department officials.

Some of the projects are

  1. Road network – Around 50 packages have also been launched for 10,000 km of core road network throughout the state to assist industry. Eight of these packages of 1302.53 km of roads are under implementation currently.
  2. Upgradation of distribution network – The electricity distribution network for the city is at least 20 years old and this network is now being upgraded by the government across the State. The total outlay for these works is Rs.5,100 crore and it will be used for the upgradation of lines and the installation of new sub-stations to cater to the demand.
  3. New thermal power plants– The next few years will see the addition of nearly 3100 mega watt of power as the Yermarus (1600 MW) station, Edlapura (800 MW) station and the third unit of the Bellary Thermal Power Station (700 MW) come on stream. To evacuate this power, three major 400 kV stations are being planned at Kalaburagi, Chikanayakanahalli and Ballari.
  4. Industrial areas– Recently, the Government also inaugurated three new industrial areas in Nanjangud taluk with a total land area of 2,315 acres which will be developed by the Karnataka Industrial Areas Development Board.The areas are expected to provide jobs to 25,000 people at an investment of Rs.15,000 crore.
  5.  Land bank– As part of its land bank project, the Government also has around 40,000 acres of land bank available for industrial projects.
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