Chief Minister B.S.Yediyurappa chaired the Kittur Development Authority meeting today and approved an action plan worth Rs.10 crore.
Rs.50 crores were allocated in the budget for the development of historical places in Kittur and in the year 2021-22, Rs.10 crore has been released to the Authority.
Under this action plan, Approval was given for the construction of the memorial of Rani Chennamma, the development of Chowki Matt Gadduge, a replica of the palace belonging to Kitturu province.
Development of Chennamma’s samadhi, construction of Statue of Belavadi Mallamma and display board describing her life and history at Belavadi, preservation of documents pertaining to Kittur province, and other works were decided to be included in the action plan.
Officials of the Authority explained that they have taken up 106 projects at the cost of Rs.19 crore and 104 projects are completed. Instructions were given to take up reconstruction of Chennamma Palace in consultation with the State Archeological Department.
Authority should take action to create resources for the management of memorials.
The Chief Minister instructed to develop these historical places in order to encourage tourism.
Deputy Chief Ministers Govind Karjol and Dr.C.N.Ashwathnarayan, Basavaraj Bommai, Minister for Home, legislators of Belagavi district, Madivaleshwara Swamii , Manjunath Prasad,Principal Secretary to Revenue , members of authoriy and senior officials were present.