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Modi's Karnataka visit Highlights: PM inaugurates projects worth 16,000 crore

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Karnataka on Sunday to dedicate and lay the foundation stones for projects worth 16,000 crore in the state, which includes the inauguration of the ambitious Bengaluru – Mysuru expressway.
PM Narendra Modi was on Karnataka visit on Sunday.
PM Narendra Modi was on Karnataka visit on Sunday.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visted poll-bound Karnataka to attend multiple programmes in Mandya and Hubballi-Dharwad on Sunday. He will dedicate and lay the foundation stones of projects worth around 16,000 crores, during his visit in which the inauguration of the ambitious 10-lane Bengaluru – Mysuru expressway built around a cost of 8,480 crore remains a major highlight. ...Read More

In all, the PM will also lay the foundation stone for the four-lane Mysuru – Kushalnagar highway to be built at the cost of around   4130 crores. The project is expected to reduce the travel time between the destinations from 5 hours to only 2.5 hours.

In the multiple events lined up for the PM’s visit to the state today, he will also inaugurate IIT Dharwad which was built at the cost of over 850 crore. 

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Mar 12, 2023 11:57 AM IST

PM Modi in Hubballi-Dharwad: We have increased number of AIIMS threefold

PM Modi says, “We have increased the number of AIIMS three times. In seven decades, the country only had 380 medical colleges. In the last 9 years, 250 new medical colleges have been opened.”

Mar 12, 2023 11:52 AM IST

PM Modi remembers Pandit Bhimsen Joshi, Gangubai Hanagal and other musical legends from Dharwad

PM says, “The soil of Dharwad is musical. This land has produced many music scholars. It has given music gems like Pandit Bhimsen Joshi, Gangubai Hanagal, Basavaraja Rajaguru, Mallikarjun Mansoor.”

Mar 12, 2023 11:49 AM IST

PM Modi in Hubballi-Dharwad: I can never forget this love and blessing from all of you

PM Modi says, “My salutations to all the brothers and sisters of Karnataka in this land of art, literature and culture. I can never forget this love and blessing from all of you. I am indebted to the friendship shown by all of you from every corner of Kannada. I will repay that debt by serving the Kannadigas.”

Mar 12, 2023 11:41 AM IST

PM Modi in Hubballi-Dharwad: Double engine government of BJP is making sincere efforts

PM says, “The double engine government of BJP is making sincere efforts for the complete development of every district, every village and every town in Karnataka.”

He continued, “Today, a new stream of development is coming out on this land of Dharwad, which along with Hubli-Dharwad will work to irrigate the future of entire Karnataka.”

Mar 12, 2023 11:39 AM IST

PM Modi says the development projects would enhance 'Ease of Living' for the citizens

PM Modi says, "Big day for Hubballi-Dharwad as it gets multiple development initiatives to enhance 'Ease of Living' for the citizens."

Mar 12, 2023 11:34 AM IST

PM begins his address at Hubballi-Dharwad

After inaugurating various development projects, PM now delivers speech at public rally at Hubballi-Dharwad. 

Mar 12, 2023 11:33 AM IST

PM Modi flags two new trains

PM Modi inaugurates various rail projects.  (DD News)
PM Modi inaugurates various rail projects. (DD News)

PM Modi inaugurates multiple development project in Hubballi-Dharwad including two new trains.

Mar 12, 2023 11:27 AM IST

PM Modi launches open world longest railway platform at Hubballi station

Siddharoodha Swamiji Railway Station (DD News)
Siddharoodha Swamiji Railway Station (DD News)

PM Modi inaugurated the 1.5-km railway platform of the Siddharoodha Swamiji Railway Station at Hubballi station.

Mar 12, 2023 11:10 AM IST

PM Modi reaches Dharwad

Foundation laying program of various development projects will be done by prime minister Narendra Modi in Dharwad.

Mar 12, 2023 9:54 AM IST

PM Modi pays tributes to social reformer Ayya Vaikunda Swamikal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tributes to social reformer Ayya Vaikunda Swamikal on his birth anniversary, saying he devoted himself to serving others and nurturing a society that is inclusive and just. Ayya Vaikunda Swamikal was a thinker and social reformer of the 19th century. "Tributes to Sri Ayya Vaikunda Swamikal on his birth anniversary. He devoted himself to serving others and nurturing a society that is inclusive and just," Modi said in a tweet.

Mar 12, 2023 9:25 AM IST

In Congress rule people had to wander for facilities, says PM Modi

PM Modi in Karnataka's Mandya says, “In Congress rule there was a situation where they had to wander for facilities, in BJP rule the government is coming to the people.”

Mar 12, 2023 9:18 AM IST

PM Modi attacks Congress, says before 2014 country had looting government

PM Modi in Karnataka's Mandya says, “Congress did not strive for the welfare of the poor. Before 2014 the country had a looting government. He did not respond to the sorrows and pains of the common people. Apart from looting thousands of crores of rupees, Congress did not do anyone's welfare.”

Mar 12, 2023 9:10 AM IST

PM Modi explains why an improved connectivity highway between Bangalore and Mysore is necessary

Mar 12, 2023 9:07 AM IST

Watch| Iconic Bengaluru-Mysuru expressway

Mar 12, 2023 9:03 AM IST

PM Modi inaugurates Bengaluru-Mysuru expressway| All you need to know

The foundation stone of Bengaluru-Mysuru expressway 119 kilometers was laid in 2018 and it took almost five years to begin the complete operations. It costed Rs. 8,478 crores to the government. The expressway has six lanes with additional two-lane service roads on both sides. Read more

Mar 12, 2023 8:58 AM IST

Next in the line-up: PM Modi to inaugurate IIT Dharwad

PM Modi will inaugurate IIT Dharwad which was built at the cost of over Rs. 850 crores. The foundation stone of the institute was laid by Prime Minister Modi in February 2019. The institute currently offers four-year B.Tech programmes, inter-disciplinary five-year BS-MS programmes, M.Tech. and Ph.D. programmes. Read more

Mar 12, 2023 8:53 AM IST

Watch| PM Modi's full speech from Mandya's public rally

Mar 12, 2023 8:46 AM IST

PM Modi in Karnataka's Mandya: Despite Corona, an investment of ₹ 4 lakhs crore in Karnataka shows our hard work

PM Modi says, “Despite Corona period, an investment of 4 lakhs crore has been made in Karnataka. This shows our hard work.”

Mar 12, 2023 8:35 AM IST

Congress dreaming of digging my grave doesn't know I am shielded by blessings of Indian mothers-sisters: PM Modi

“Congress, dreaming of digging Modi's grave. doesn't know that Modi's biggest security shield is the blessings of crores of mothers and sisters of the country, said PM Modi in Karnataka's Mandya.

Mar 12, 2023 8:31 AM IST

PM to launch IIT, world's longest railway platform during Hubbali-Dharwad visit

After inaugurating key road infrastructure projects, PM Modi is set to visit Hubbali-Dharwad later today where he will launch various projects which includes the inauguration of IIT Dharwad and the world's longest railway platform at Sri Siddharoodha Swamiji Hubballi station.

Mar 12, 2023 8:25 AM IST

PM to lay foundation stone and dedicate development projects in Hubballi-Dharwad during Karnataka visit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday will dedicate IIT Dharwad to the nation. He will also inaugurate the longest railway platform in the world at Sri Siddharoodha Swamiji Hubballi station. In addition, he will also lay foundation stone for various projects of Hubballi-Dharwad smart city.

Mar 12, 2023 8:19 AM IST

PM Modi's praise for ‘double-engine’ govt in Karnataka

PM Modi hailed the ‘double-engine’ government in Karnataka as he said that under PM-Kisan Samman Nidhi, the central govt provides 6,000 and the Karnataka govt adds 4000 to it. “This benefits the farmers twice, giving solutions to their problems,” he said.

Mar 12, 2023 8:15 AM IST

PM Modi in Karnataka: 'Congress busy digging Modi's grave, while Modi busy working for poor'

PM Modi said Sunday in Karnataka's Mandya district that while his government was busy working for the poor people, the Congress party was busy digging his grave. His remark was an apparant reference to the Congress' ‘kabr khudegi’ slogan which had stirred a political controversy in February.

Mar 12, 2023 8:09 AM IST

PM Modi hails BJP's ‘double-engine’ govt model in Karnataka

PM Modi said Sunday in Karnataka's Mandya district that the BJP's double engine government was continuosly working for the betterment of the people. He also claimed that projects that were pending for decades, are being completed at fast paced under BJP led government.

Mar 12, 2023 8:03 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi inaugurates Bengaluru-Mysuru Expressway. Details

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the much-awaited Bengaluru-Mysuru expressway at a public meeting in the Mandya district. Details of expressway here.

Mar 12, 2023 8:01 AM IST

PM Modi: 40 lakh families benefitted from Jal Jeevan Mission in Karnataka

PM Modi while addressing a public rally in Karnataka's Mandya on Sunday, said BJP has always priortised "solution" and hailed his governement's work for the “benefit of the poor”. He also said Centre's ‘Jal Jeevan Mission’ has benefitted 40 lakh families in the state.

Mar 12, 2023 7:57 AM IST

'Our govt sensitive to needs of poor': PM Modi stings Congress

In 2014, when you voted me to allow to serve you, a sensitive government was formed which continued to work for the betterment of the poor. He further slammed the Congress party, alleging it has remained immune to the problems of the poor and never cared about them.

Mar 12, 2023 7:54 AM IST

Good infrastructure enhances 'ease of living': PM in Karnataka

Asserting that good infrastructure enhances the ease of living for the people, PM Modi while inaugurating the Bengaluru-Mysuru Expressway, said Sunday that these projects create new opportunities for progress.

Mar 12, 2023 7:52 AM IST

Bengaluru-Mysuru highway to boost local tourism: PM in Karnataka

“Bengaluru-Mysuru highway passes through important destinations which are of historical significance. It's launch will boost connectivity and increase local tourism,” said PM Modi in Karnataka on Sunday.

Mar 12, 2023 7:50 AM IST

Initiatives like 'Bharatmala' and 'SagarMala' are transforming India's landscape: PM in Karnataka

PM Modi on Sunday, while inaugurating the Bengaluru-Mysuru Expressway, said that initiatives like 'Bharatmala' and 'SagarMala' are transforming India's landscape.

Mar 12, 2023 7:31 AM IST

Historical Mysuru to be linked with IT capital Bengaluru: Nitin Gadkari hails ambitious highway project

 Union minister Nitin Gadkari, while addressing a public rally on Sunday in PM Modi's attendance, hailed the Bengaluru-Mysuru project and said that the historical Mysuru was being linked with IT capital Bengaluru.

Mar 12, 2023 7:24 AM IST

With PM in attendance, CM Bommai address public gathering on B'luru-Mysuru highway launch

After felicitating PM Modi, CM Bommai addressed a public gathering on Bengaluru-Mysuru highway launch in Karnataka's Mandya on Sunday.

Mar 12, 2023 7:14 AM IST

PM Modi felicitated by Karnataka CM Bommai

Mar 12, 2023 7:06 AM IST

PM Modi to shortly address public gathering in Karnataka's Mandya

PM Modi, after the conclusion of his roadshow in Mandya, will shortly address a public gathering on his one day state visit to Karnataka on Sunday.

Mar 12, 2023 7:00 AM IST

Ahead of inauguration, PM Modi inspects details about Bengaluru – Mysuru expressway

PM Modi with Union minister Nitin Gadkari in Karnataka's Mandya, being briefed about the newly built Bengaluru – Mysuru expressway. (Source/ DD News)
PM Modi with Union minister Nitin Gadkari in Karnataka's Mandya, being briefed about the newly built Bengaluru – Mysuru expressway. (Source/ DD News)
Mar 12, 2023 6:50 AM IST

PM Modi receives warm welcome during roadshow in Mandya

Traditonal dance performance, music and drums were played by artists to welcome PM Modi in Karnataka as he carried a roadshow in Mandya.

Mar 12, 2023 6:45 AM IST

Huge wave of BJP supporters at PM Modi's roadshow: Video

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Karnataka and started his day-long schedule with a road show in Mandya, which is roughly 100 kilometers from the capital city. Watch video here.

Mar 12, 2023 6:35 AM IST

PM Modi's roadshow in Mandya held amid tight security

PM Modi embarked on a roadshow in Karnataka's Mandya on Sunday as made a visit to the state. 

Mar 12, 2023 6:27 AM IST

In pic: PM Modi showered with flowers during roadshow in Karnataka's Mandya

Mar 12, 2023 6:22 AM IST

PM Modi holds roadshow in Karnataka's Mandya

On his one day visit to Karnataka, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a roadshow in Mandya on Sunday. He will launch several projects worth thousands of crores in the poll bound state today.

Mar 12, 2023 6:10 AM IST

IIT Dharwad - set to be inaugurated today - offers these courses

IIT Dharwad currently offers 4-year B.Tech. programs, inter-disciplinary 5-year BS-MS program, M.Tech. and Ph.D. programs. The institute will be inaugurated by PM Modi in Karnataka today.

Mar 12, 2023 6:02 AM IST

Shree Siddharoodha Swamiji Hubballi station holds world record for longest railway platform 

Shree Siddharoodha Swamiji Hubballi station which will be dedicated by PM Modi to the nation, during his trip to Karnataka on Sunday, is recognized in the 'Guinness Book of World Records'. The platform is built at a cost of about 20 crores.

Mar 12, 2023 5:58 AM IST

PM Modi to dedicate IIT Dharwad to nation during Karnataka visit

PM Modi, during his Karnataka visit, will dedicate IIT Dharwad to the nation. The foundation stone for the institute was laid in 2019 and it has been built at a cost of over 850 crores.

Mar 12, 2023 5:55 AM IST

Bengaluru-Mysuru expressway to reduce travel time between two destinations to 75 min

Bengaluru-Mysuru expressway to be inaugurated by PM Modi today in Karnataka will reduce the travel time between Bengaluru and Mysuru from around 3 hours to about 75 minutes, a PMO press release read.

Mar 12, 2023 5:50 AM IST

PM Modi to launch ₹1,000 crore multi-village water supply scheme on K'taka visit

PM Modi, during his visit to Karnataka on Sunday, will lay the foundation stone of ‘Dharwad multi-village water supply scheme’, which will be developed at a cost of over 1040 crores.

Mar 12, 2023 5:35 AM IST

PM to lay foundation stone of Jayadeva Hospital and Research Centre in Karnataka

PM Modi, during his visit to Karnataka on Sunday, will lay the foundation stone of Jayadeva Hospital and Research Centre to be developed at a cost of about 250 crores, a PMO release stated.

Mar 12, 2023 5:25 AM IST

PM Modi to launch various projects of Hubballi-Dharwad smart city estimated at ₹520 crores

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during his visit to Karnataka on Sunday, will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone for various projects of Hubballi-Dharwad smart city. The total estimated cost of these projects is about 520 crores, a PMO release said.

Mar 12, 2023 4:59 AM IST

10 things to know about Bengaluru-Mysuru expressway

The Bengaluru – Mysuru expressway costed 8,478 crores to the government and is 118 kms long. Read more.

Mar 12, 2023 4:33 AM IST

Newly built 118-km Bengaluru-Mysuru Expressway's toll price set at ₹255

The Bengaluru-Mysuru Expressway in Karnataka set to be inaugurated by PM Modi today has been built at a cost of about 8,480 crore while its toll price has been set at 255. Check more details.

Mar 12, 2023 4:28 AM IST

In pic: Ambitious 10-lane Bengaluru-Mysuru Expressway