If the unit is set up, Kidwai Institute will join the league of Tata Memorial Hospital of Mumbai and AIIMS which have similar facilities.
As per the new budget by Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy, rate of tax for petrol and diesel has been increased from 30 per cent to 32 per cent and 19 per cent to 21 per cent respectively.
The budget doles out schemes after schemes for districts of South Karnataka including Bengaluru but leaves North Karnataka.
In order to generate revenue for the massive loan waiver, the State has decided to increase excise duty on both fuel and alcohol, apart from the raise in road tax.
The budget proposes a hike in power tax from 6% to 9%. Petrol prices will increase by Rs 1.14 and diesel by Rs 1.12 per litre. H D Kumaraswamy announced farm loan waivers up to Rs 2 lakh too.