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AAI appoints spl officer to monitor Mysore Airport work

Written by: Staff

Mysore, Apr 5 (UNI) The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has appointed a special officer to look after the upgradation work of the Mysore Airport, senior BJP leader C H Vijayashankar, MP, said today.

Speaking to newspersons here, he said the special officer had already assumed charge. The process would further boost the overall development of the palace city. In all 280 acres of land required for the upgradation work had been acquired by the Karnataka Industrial Area Development Board (KIADB) and handed over to the AAI, he added.

On the Mysore-Bangalore Railway double line project, Mr Vijayshankar pointed out that the state government had already earmarked Rs 25 crore in the budget for the project and Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy and Deputy Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa had promised to release more funds. The work on the project would commence soon, he assured.

Mr Vijayashanker, who inspected the industrial areas, informed the KIADB had already started the process of acquiring 6,500 acres of land in and around the city for providing it to various investors. The district administration had assured to provide basic facilities like water, roads and power to these investors, he added.


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