‘New projects scripting a new development story’

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PM dedicates key projects in Hubballi-Dharwad to the nation

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi on 12 March, 2023 dedicated and laid the foundation stone of key development projects in Hubballi-Dharwad, Karnataka. The projects include dedicating to the nation IIT Dharwad (whose foundation stone was also laid by the Prime Minister in February 2019), the longest railway platform in the world at 1507m in length at Shree Siddharoodha Swamiji Hubballi Station which has been recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records recently, the electrification of Hosapete – Hubballi – Tinaighat section and the upgradation of Hosapete station, for boosting connectivity in the region. The Prime Minister also inaugurated and laid the foundation stone for various projects of Hubballi-Dharwad smart city. He also laid the foundation stone of the Jayadeva Hospital and Research Centre, the Dharwad Multi Village Water Supply Scheme, and Tupparihalla Flood Damage Control Project.

Addressing the gathering, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi said, “I am indebted to the overwhelming love and affection shown by the Kannadigas and the government will work towards fulfilling the needs of the people by making their lives easier, creating many employment opportunities for the youth, empowering the women of the region as a way of repayment”.

“The double-engine government of Karnataka strives for the complete development of every district, village and hamlet of the state with utmost honesty”, the Prime Minister said.

New Benguluru Mysuru expressway inaugurated

The Prime Minister mentioned his Mandya visit earlier in the day. He said that the new Benguluru Mysuru expressway will pave the way to take the software hub identity of Karnataka even further. Similarly, Shri Modi said, many development projects were either dedicated or their foundation stones were laid in Belagavi. He also mentioned Shivamogga Kuvempu Airport.

Shri Modi said these projects are scripting a new development story of Karnataka.