Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai met Union Defense Minister Shri Rajnath Singh and discussed various issues including the request to hand over 732.24 acres of land in Belagavi to the state in possession of the Defense Department to build an IT park.
An area of 732.24 acres of Tukamatti village near Belagavi belonging to the state government is under the custody of the Defense Authority and no development work can be undertaken.
The Chief Minister requested the Union Defense Minister to give appropriate direction to the defense authorities to hand over this land area to the District Collector of Belgaum for the purpose of development.
Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Manjunath Prasad, and Additional Chief Secretary, Water Resources and Urban Development Department Rakesh Singh were present.
On previous occasions as well similar submissions have been made to the Defense Minister.