There are various ways you could commute to Bangalore Airport. Special Volvo Bus for the airport is very convenient to commute to and from the Bangalore Airport. Meru, Easycabs and KSTDC (govt) cabs are the popular taxi services to commute to and from Bangalore Airport. A detailed list can be seen here. Commuters must note that […]
One of the fastest developing states in India, Karnataka also houses a technology cluster which is the fourth biggest in the world. The favorable policies of this state have resulted in the setting up of a number of research and development centers (R and D Centres) by different industries. There are 401 R and D centers in the state which is the highest in India. A totally Aadhaar enabled airport that could boast of a biometric boarding system is being set up in Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru, which is the first of its kind in India.
The Government of India has chosen Belagavi and Davangere from Karnataka as part of the 100 smart city initiative, the funding of which is a thousand crore. The Government of Karnataka has also decided to introduce 50 electric buses in Mysore and 150 electric buses in Bangalore. A 300-acre industry for precision engineering and manufacturing supply has been established in Belgaum. A new industrial park has been approved by the state government to be started in Harohalli and 6 elevated road projects have been approved by the state government to be set up in Bengaluru. The second largest metro network in India, that’s operational, is the Bengaluru Metro. Karnataka's infrastructure, policy incentives, and natural resources are the important factors favoring investments in different sectors like engineering, IT, electronics, textile and many more.
Some Other Important [and forgotten] Dates Project conceived in 1991 Tatas-led consortium walks out over delay in clearance May 1999: MoU signed betwen KSIIDC and Airport Authority of India June 1999: Expression of interest invited November 8, 2000: Bidders asked to submit detailed project report October 29, 2001: Seimen’s led consortium selected by Government of […]
The Monorail is finally turning into reality after many ayes and nays. It would be implemented in two phases with an estimated length of 60 Kms. The cost is estimated at Rs 140 crore per Km, taking the total cost of the project to around Rs 8,400 crores. Many felt Bangalore should have gone for […]
Promoters: Siemens-Zurich Airport-L&T consortium, Airports Authority of India (AAI) and Karnataka State Investment and Industrial Development Corporation [KSIIDC]. The cost of the project will be $230 million [it was lowered by $20 million]. The state will be pitching in $80 million [instead of $95 million] The Airports Authority of India (AAI) will contribute 13% equity […]
After Bangalore witnessed an IT boom air travel increased a lot to and from Bangalore. The old Airport near HAL wasn’t able to handle the traffic as it was the same airport for domestic and international flights. It was time for Bangalore to get a new international airport.me Start Date: July 2, 2005 End Date: […]
Destination 2010-11 2014-15 2029-30 Domestic 8.9 13.6 43.3 International 2.2 3.6 12.2 Total 11.1 17.2 55.5 PROJECTED TRAFFIC ON NH-7 Projected annual passenger flow:1.14 crore Passenger average daily flow based on 450 flights per day :1,14,00,000/365 = 31,232. As per data from HAL airport, 75% of passengers are domestic and 25% international. Domestic […]
On August 19, 2010 unveiled designs and details of the Terminal 1 (T1) expansion with enhanced capacity to cater to the rapidly growing passenger traffic in Bangalore. The expansion of the existing T1 has been designed to enhance the operational performance in order to handle the increase of passenger traffic between now and 2015. The […]
The Mysore Mandakalli Airport is said to be functional by March 2009. The airport is almost set for operating ATR charter flights with the first phase of upgradation of the airport is in the final stages. There is major work to be done on the air traffic control tower, terminal building, parking lot and various […]
During the State Assembly Elections in 2008 one politician came up with a new “Election Promise” – dedicated power station(s) for Bangalore! Not sure if that promise will be met but one has to congratulate BSY for coming up with this in the agenda. We are sure the public was bored of the usual election […]
In June 2008, the state government approved more than 2,400 hectares of land for setting up 45 special economic zones (SEZs) in Karnataka. This is expected to attract an investment of Rs 24,000 crore. A total of 6,244.4 hecatares is needed for SEZs in Karnataka. The government expects about 10 lakh (1 million) jobs to […]