Press Esc to close
Saturday 06 February 2016
News updated at 2:18 AM IST
Weather
Max: 29°C
Min : 17°C
In Bengaluru
Partially cloudy

NABARD sanctions Rs 236.18 cr to Karnataka

Bangalore, Nov 19, 2012 (PTI)

The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has sanctioned Rs 236.18 crore as loan assistance to the government of Karnataka for building 82 minor irrigation structures, 189 rural roads and 42 rural bridges in different districts.

These projects have been sanctioned under the Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF XVIII) by the Project Sanctioning Committee in its meeting earlier this month, S N A Jinnah, Chief General Manager, NABARD, Karnataka Regional Office, said.

With these sanctions, the cumulative sanction to the state under RIDF XVIII has reached Rs 264.68 crore, NABARD said.

"Implementation of 189 road projects with a total length of  728.59 km and 42 rural bridge projects with a length of 910.57 metres is expected to benefit 23.17 lakh rural population in 30 districts," according to a NABARD statement.

They will connect 1,049 villages with 379 marketing centres and generate non-recurring employment to the tune of 54.93 lakh mandays, it said.

The construction of 82 minor irrigation structures is expected to enhance irrigation potential to the extent of 5,852 hectare, the statement added.


Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Gurukiran team performing Jai Ho dance during valedictory ceremony of 8th Bengaluru...

Gurukiran team performing Jai Ho dance during valedictory ceremony of 8th Bengaluru...

Actor Rishika Sing(daughter of director Rajendra Sing Babu)...

Actor Rishika Sing(daughter of director Rajendra Sing Babu)...

Residents take part in a procession demanding for ban of plastics...

Residents take part in a procession demanding for ban of plastics...

People light candles to paying tributes to ten soldiers who died in...

People light candles to paying tributes to ten soldiers who died in...

U.S. Chief of Naval Operations John Richardson, second left, shares...

U.S. Chief of Naval Operations John Richardson, second left, shares...

Artists perform at the opening ceremony of 12th South Asian Games...

Artists perform at the opening ceremony of 12th South Asian Games...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the gathering at the opening ceremony...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the gathering at the opening ceremony...

The official mascot of 12th South Asian Games, 'Tikhor', a baby rhino...

The official mascot of 12th South Asian Games, 'Tikhor', a baby rhino...

The official mascot of 12th South Asian Games, 'Tikhor', a baby rhino...

The official mascot of 12th South Asian Games, 'Tikhor', a baby rhino...

Artists perform at the opening ceremony of 12th South Asian...

Artists perform at the opening ceremony of 12th South Asian...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523