Karnataka: PM Modi To Inaugurate Shivamogga Airport, Launch Projects Worth Over Rs 2,700 Crore In Belagavi On Monday


Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Shivamogga and Belagavi in Karnataka on Monday (27 February) to launch multiple devleopment projects.

In Shivamogga, PM Modi will inaugurate Shivamogga airport, which has been constructed at a cost of Rs 450 crore.

The airport’s Passenger Terminal Building can handle 300 passengers per hour. It will improve accessibility and connectivity for Shivamogga and neighbouring areas in the Malnad region.

PM Modi will also undertake a walkthrough and inspect Shivamogga Airport, according to a PMO release

In Belagavi, the Prime Minister will release the 13th instalment amount of about Rs 16,000 crore under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN), benefitting more than 8 crore farmers.

He will also dedicate to the nation the redeveloped Belagavi Railway Station building, which has been redeveloped at a cost of around Rs 190 crore and will provide world-class amenities to passengers.

Another railway project, the rail line doubling project between Londa-Belagavi-Ghataprabha section at Belagavi, developed at a cost of about Rs 930 crore, will be dedicated to the nation, enhancing line capacity along the busy Mumbai-Pune-Hubballi-Bengaluru railway line, promoting trade, commerce and economic activities in the region.

Additionally, he will lay the foundation stone of six multi-village scheme projects under Jal Jeevan Mission in Belagavi, which will be developed at a cumulative total of about Rs 1,585 crore, benefitting over 8.8 lakh people in more than 315 villages.