126 MLA’s have given their consent for the starting of the IIT at Belgaum said Belgaum South MLA Abhay Patil yesterday at a meet held at IMER.
Earlier in the month meets were held in Belgaum in which a draft memorandum was prepared and ground was prepared for approaching the State and central governments to start an IIT here.
Veerappa Moily is said to be trying to get IIT to Chikkaballapur and that is why we should all get together and tell the Prime minister and others why Belgaum needs an IIT and what are the advantages of establishing it here, MLA further added.
A crucial meeting will be held with CM Yedurappa on 29th in which all the ministers and MLAs will attend. MLA’s and MP’s of Bagalkot, Bijapur and also Kolhapur and Goa have agreed for the establishment of an IIT here.
An internet web portal must be started for this cause to encourage the youth and others to know about Belgaum was also discussed.