India’s first Coast Guard academy to come up at Mangaluru

Sunday, September 20th, 2020

Bengaluru : India’s first Coast Guard academy will be established at Mangaluru, Defence Spokesperson (PRO) Bengaluru said on Saturday. Around 158 acres Karnataka Industrial Area Development Board (KIADB) land has been taken over for setting up ICG Academy. “India’s first Coast Guard academy to come up at Mangaluru. 158 acres KIADB land taken over for […]

MRPL expansion: Farmers seek action against KIADB official

Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

Mangaluru: Several farmers of Permude and Kuthethur, whose lands are sought to be acquired for the Phase IV expansion of Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemical Ltd. (MRPL), held a demonstration at the Karnataka Industrial Area Development Board office, against the alleged high-handedness of a KIADB official. Coming together under Krishi Bhoomi Samrakshana Samiti, around 60 farmers […]

Final notification issued to acquire 960 acres for MRPL

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018

Mangaluru: The State government has issued final notification for acquiring 960 acres of private and government land in Mangaluru taluk for the fourth phase expansion of Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited (MRPL). The notification has been issued under Section 28 (4) of the Karnataka Industrial Area Development Act 1966. The State government had issued preliminary […]

Prez calls for channelising youth power towards nation building

Friday, December 30th, 2016
Pranab Mukherjee

Mysuru: President Pranab Mukherjee said, studies have proved that developing countries can benefit from a non-formal education system like Scouting and hence Scouting has a global responsibility to meet the challenges of development. Delivering his inaugural speech, during the 17th national jamboree of the Bharat Scouts and Guides at Adakanahalli, on KIADB Industrial Area, on […]

UPCL’s three units to produce 2,800 MW power by 2020

Thursday, September 1st, 2016

Padubidri: The Udupi Power Corporation Limited (UPCL), a subsidiary of Adani Power Limited, has commenced acquisition of 724 acres to set up two more units of 800 MW each at a total cost of Rs 11,500 crore. UPCL executive director Kishore Alva told the media on Wednesday that out of the 724 acres, the main plant […]

CM to kick-start works on clusters in Mysuru soon

Friday, May 27th, 2016

Mysuru : According to K Ratna Prabha, Additional Chief Secretary for industries, who inspected the sites identified for the aforementioned projects on Thursday, said, women’s cluster is intended to be developed on 50 acres of land, while 60 acres is required for SC and ST cluster. For pharma park and cluster a vast area of 200 acres […]

Transport Dept. dragging its feet on registering land allotted to it

Monday, December 14th, 2015

Mangaluru : Nearly six months after the Karnataka Industrial Areas Development Board (KIADB) provided all documents required for the registration of 10 acres of land near Konaje allotted to it, the Transport Department is yet to get the same registered in its name. Consequently, the central part of Mangaluru, where the office of the Senior […]

State government sanctioned 1,050 acres for MRPL expansion

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

Mangaluru : The State government has approved a request by the Mangalore Petrochemicals and Refineries Ltd. (MRPL) for another 1,050 acres of land, even as the Karnataka Industrial Area Development Board (KIADB) is entrusted with the task of acquiring of the land. “We want the additional land to be contiguous to the existing facility as […]

Mangaluru industrial estate will be improved soon : Satish Jarkiholi

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015
Mangaluru industrial estate will be improved soon : Satish Jarkiholi

Mangaluru : Minister for Small Scale Industries Satish Jarkiholi on Monday said that road infrastructure in all industrial estates in the State, including the ones in Mangaluru, will be improved in a phased manner. Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has set apart Rs. 100 crore for the current financial year and it will be equally distributed among […]

ISPRL pipeline: forum to continue fight against land acquisition

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015
pipe line

Mangaluru : A forum of villagers, affected by acquisition of land for ISPRL (Indian Strategic Petroleum Reserve Limited) pipeline being laid between Padur in Udupi and Thokur near Mangaluru, has decided to continue its fight against the way land was being acquired. In a meeting held on Sunday, Chittaranjan Bhandary, the convenor of Dakshina Kannada […]