Karnataka Funded Rs 776 cr for its Smart City Mission Project

Karnataka State Governor Vajubhai Vala has announced that the state has released a total of Rs 776 crore to implement its Smart City Mission project into six cities.

The Smart City Mission project aims to enhance connectivity within the city by utilising smart solutions to have seamless delivery of services and best architectural infrastructure. The selected cities for this project are Mangaluru, Belagavi, Shivamogga, Hubballi-Dharwad, Tumakuru and Davanagere.

With IT and BT sectors creating new 70,000 jobs annually, Karnataka has been at the top among all the states to have invested a good amount of funds with an intention to generate enormous employment opportunities. The state has a vision of ‘Power to all by 2020’ and in order to achieve it, new projects have been launched. It also came up with Ganga Kalyan scheme and strengthened its transmission network to extend the generation capacity by 3657 MW.

“Karnataka had been the torch-bearer of the development agenda of the country and my government is striving hard to take the state to a greater height in its pursuit to make India a great powerhouse,” Vala added.

Source: ET Realty

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