Thursday, March 29, 2007

Over 11,800 acres to be acquired for industrial use

Over 11,800 acres to be acquired for industrial use
New Indian Express

BANGALORE: The Karnataka government will acquire over 11,800 acres of land in and around the city for the development of industries, Large and Medium Scale Industries Minister Katta Subramanya Naidu informed the legislative council on Wednesday.

Replying to a query from Congress member Dr L Hanumanthaiah during question hour, he said the state government, through its nodal agency Karnataka Industrial Area Development Board (KIADB), had acquired 38,274 acres of land for the purpose and had taken steps to acquire another 11,889 acres in and around the city.

Naidu said the kiadb had initiated steps to acquire land in Kanakapura, Nelamangala, Malur, Doddaballapur, Tumkur, Anekal and neighbouring areas to develop hardware, apparel, aerospace and aircraft component units and for other industrial purposes.

He assured to take care of the interests of the dwellers before acquiring their land for industrial purposes.


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