Karnataka budget: Shettar announces creation of 43 new taluks
Karnataka Government today announced creation of 43 new taluks and allocated Rs 86 crore funds for creating infrastructure in them.
Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar, who is also in-charge of Finance Department, presenting the 2013-14 budget proposals said "based on reports submitted to the government in the recent years, demand from public and due to geographical factors, it is proposed to create 43 new taluks".
Rs two crore will be provided to each of the new taluk, he said.
New Taluks created are: Guledgudda, Rabakavi-Banahatti, Ilkal (Bagalkot district), Nippani, Moodalgi, Kagwada (Belgaum), Hanoor (Chamarajnagar), Nymathi (Davanagere), Chitaguppa, Hulasur, Kamalanagara (Bidar), Kurugod, Kottur, Kampli (Bellary), Annigeri, Alnavara, Hubli City (Dharwad), Gajendragad, Lakshmeshwar (Gadag), Kalagi, Hunasagi, Kamalapura, Yadravi, Shahabad, Vadagera, Gurumitkal (Gulbarga and Yadgir), Kuknur, Kanakagiri, Karatagi (Koppal), Maski, Sirvar (Raichur); Brahmavara, Byndur (Udupi), Moodabidare, Kadaba (Dakshina Kannada), Yelahanka (Bangalore Urban), Bableshwar, Nidagundi, Tikota, Devarahippargi, Talikote, Chadachana and Kolhar (Bijapur).