Govt to come out with list of proposals for investors' meet

Govt to come out with list of proposals for investors' meet

The State government is in the process of coming out with several proposals ahead of the Invest Karnataka Summit, scheduled to be held in Bengaluru, to attract investment in the infrastructure development sector.

Speaking to reporters in Bengaluru on Monday, Infrastructure Minister R Roshan Baig said the departments of agriculture, energy, health, industries, information technology, tourism, transport and urban development were in the process of finalising proposals to attract investment. The final list of proposals in the form of a handbook will be made public in a few days, he said. Companies and entrepreneurs from across India and abroad are expected to participate in the investors’ meet.

Listing out a few proposals, Baig said the government was keen on upgrading the Tumakuru district hospital to super-speciality status at an estimated cost of Rs 158 crore.

Construction of a waste-to-power plant in Vidyaranyapura in Mysuru, construction of multi-level parking lots in various places in Bengaluru are other proposals on the cards.

Construction of skywalks at 40 places in Bengaluru, 250 toilets in the BBMP jurisdiction will also be offered to be taken up under private-public partnership, he said.