All set for Shiradi Ghat road work

Saturday, January 20th, 2018

Mangaluru: The National Highway division of Public Works Department is all set to start the second phase of the work on Shiradi Ghat stretch from Saturday. The 12.38 km from Kempuhole to Addahole will be concreted while the remaining 21 km of the stretch will be asphalted. A sum of Rs 85.28 crore was sanctioned […]

Community or religion should not be mixed with politics: CM

Friday, January 19th, 2018

Mysuru: Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Thursday said that no one should use community or religion for gaining political benefits. In his valedictory address of the annual festival of the 11th century pontiff Sri Shivarathreeshwara at Suttur village, located on the banks of Kabini River at Suttur in Nanjangud taluk, Siddaramaiah, recited the lines of Kannada […]

DPR for Mangaluru-Bengaluru tunnel road soon

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

Mangaluru: A detailed project report (DPR) for the proposed tunnel road with six lanes to Shiradi Ghat on the Mangaluru-Bengaluru National Highway is expected to be completed by the end of this month. The Union ministry of road transport and highways has already approved the alignment for the tunnel road project from Addahole to Heggadde […]

12 ports in the state to be developed soon : H C Mahadevappa

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

Mangaluru : Minister for PWD and Ports Dr H C Mahadevappa on Tuesday said that the department has sought Rs 500 crore to Rs 600 crore from the state government for development of ports and coastal areas. The minister, who inspected Phase I of the works under Asian Development Bank (ADB) project, said “In the last 10 years, there […]

Make medical info available in Kannada: Minister

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016
H C Mahadevappa

Mysuru: District in-charge Minister Dr H C Mahadevappa has said that even medical information should be made available in Kannada so that the people can understand their health problems and the remedies easily. He was speaking during the celebration of Kannada Rajyotsava, near Kote Anjaneyaswamy temple, North gate of Mysuru Palace, here on Tuesday. “Most […]

Mahadevappa urges JK Group to invest more in Mysuru

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

Mysuru: Minister for Public Works H C Mahadevappa on Monday urged JK Group to set up their plants in the district as the region has a good climate, skilled manpower in abundance and quality infrastructure. Addressing the gathering as an event to mark unveiling of 10 millionth truck radial tyre from the company’s Vikrant plant […]

Panel finalises Kanavi’s name to open Dasara

Wednesday, August 10th, 2016

Mysuru: Poet Channaveera Kanavi will inaugurate the 406th Mysuru Dasara celebrations on October 1. District in-charge and PWD Minister Dr H C Mahadevappa said here on Tuesday the members of the high-powered committee suggested names of a few dignitaries for inaugurating Dasara and the name of Kanavi had been finalised. He was speaking to mediapersons after taking part […]

Govt releases Rs. 218 crore for maintenance of State highways and major district roads

Friday, November 28th, 2014

Kalaburgi : The Public works Minister H C Mahadevappa said that the state government has released a total of Rs 218 core for taking up maintenance and repairs of the State highways and major district roads in the districts coming under the North Zone of the Public Works Department. Speaking to the reporters on Friday, […]

Online Road Information System to be launched in a fortnight

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014
H.C. Mahadevappa

Bangalore : In a bid to bring transparency and accountability to the development and maintenance of roads, the Public Works Department will launch the ‘Road Information System’, an online mechanism that provides details to the public on the status of all the roads in the State, including the physical and fiscal progress of ongoing works. […]

State highways to be developed at a cost of Rs 1,500 crore

Thursday, December 19th, 2013
state highway

Bangalore: The State government will take up development of 3,745 km of State Highway (SH) at a cost of Rs 1,500 crore under the second phase of State Highway Development Project (SHDP), Public Works Minister H C Mahadevappa said on Wednesday. Speaking to reporters, he said widening of narrow stretches, asphalting, pothole filling and construction […]