Laxmi Hebbalkar MLA Belagavi Rural in a statement has said that Rs.3.5 crore has been disbursed out of the 15 crores sanctioned for the development of the Rajhuns Gad as a tourist spot in Phase 1.
15 Crore was sanctioned by the previous govt out of which under the tourism department 5 crores have been sanctioned.
The Department of Kannada and Culture has proposed to install a statue of Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj at the gad and 50 lakhs have been allocated for the same.
A monument, Heritage Park will be established and also the road will be developed to facilitate tourists.
“It is my hope that this project will provide employment to the people of Sulaga, Yallur, Desur, and Nandihalli,” Lakshmi Hebbalkar said.
Also the damaged fort walls, stairs will be repaired in due course.