The Karnataka Chief Minister, BS Yediyurappa, has said that more than ₹3,000 crore will be invested in the development of two greenfield ports in the State.
Speaking at a session on ‘Investment opportunities in Karnataka’, as part of the Maritime India Summit 2021, Yediyurappa said that the State government, along with the Karnataka Maritime Board, is committed to develop the maritime infrastructure and inland water transport in Karnataka.
He said that a greenfield port is being developed under PPP model at Honnavar in Uttara Kannada district at the cost around ₹600 crore.
In addition to this, more than ₹3,000 crore is likely to be invested in greenfield ports such as Belekeri and Pavinakurve in Uttara Kannada district.
Apart from this, projects worth about ₹1,172 crore are also being developed under the Sagarmala scheme in the State, he said.
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