Karnataka CM discusses highways projects with Baalu
New Delhi, Aug 9 (UNI) Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy called on Shipping, Road Transport and Highways Minister T.R.Baalu here today and sought the Centre's full cooperation in speedy execution of various projects in the state.
During their meeting, Mr Kumaraswamy apprised Mr Baalu about the progress made in various ongoing projects undertaken by the Shipping, Transport and Highways Ministry in Karnataka.
The Karnataka Chief Minister requested the minister for the provision of rigid pavement to NH-48 at Shiradi Ghat and four-laning of NH-48 from Hassan to B.C.Road and of NH-206 passing through Arasikere town.
Mr Baalu assured the Chief Minister that these projects would be taken into consideration after getting the detailed project reports as well as conducting technical study and traffic survey to see the feasibility.
Mr Kumaraswamy praised the Centre and the Shipping, Road Transport and Highways Ministry for various steps being taken for carrying out the projects in his state within the timeframe.
He said the state government would render full cooperation to the Centre for the early completion of these projects.
Mr Baalu assured Mr Kumaraswamy that his Ministry was committed to overall development of infrastructure in the field of Shipping, Road Transport and Highways in all the states, including Karnataka.
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