What’s in it for you in Karnataka Budget 2017-18

Published: 15th March 2017 03:21 PM  |   Last Updated: 15th March 2017 03:21 PM   |  A+A-

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah | EPS | Vinod Kumar

By Express News Service

BENGALURU: The following are the main decisions presented in Karnataka’s budget for 2017-18.

* Several projects to be taken up to improve road infrastructure in Bengaluru. These projects include upgrading roads corridors, skywalks and funds to improve existing roads. 

* One Namma Canteen in each ward, with food provided at affordable prices.

* Rs 150 crore for railway overbridge and underbridges.

* Pending water bills of slum dwellers to be waived.

* Five superspeciality hospitals to come up.

* 42 new taluks announced in state.

* Centres to study robotics, machine learning and artificial intelligence to come up.

* Skill development to get more thrust.


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