Speed up of handing over the Defence Land to facilitate building an IT park – Ashwath Narayan

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Minister of Science and Technology C N Ashwath Narayan met Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, he made a plea to hand over 750 acres of land that exists adjacent to the National Highway in Belagavi to set up an IT park.

He apprised the minister that representatives of the Belagavi region, as well as the Chamber of Commerce & Industry of the region, have been pursuing this matter very rigorously.

The Raksha Mantri was briefed about the government’s vision to expand our IT sector Beyond Bengaluru which would involve setting up an IT Park in Belagavi.

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Department of Electronics, IT/BT, and S&T, GoK is very keen on developing an IT park in the said land, he added.
On January 16, 2021, as well C N Ashwath Narayan had met the Defense minister for the same.

In light of this, a request for the handover of 750 acres of Revenue Department land is currently under the authority of the Department of Defence to build the Park.

It may be recalled that Abhay Patil MLA South had introduced a private members bill for IT park.
Abhay Patil had identified government open land of 745 acres along Pune-Bengaluru National Highway from Survey No 1304 to 1349 near Kanbargi for establishing IT Park. This was first taken into consideration for the Suvarna Soudha from the Military but SVS was shifted to Halaga and this land now is in the name of the State Govt.

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