Karnataka Bangalore News September 27, 28, 29 Highlights: The Karnataka government has decided to release Rs 2,500 crore for land acquisition and compensation for the two stages of the Upper Krishna Project (UKP) in the state.
Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said the government has decided to use 173 TMC of water under the UKP by taking it to those regions where it has not reached yet. “We will take the water to the last level. We have decided to release Rs 2,500 crore for land acquisition and compensation to four villages,” Bommai said.
The Chief Minister also said those villages where the land acquisition process has not started yet for the UKP will be speeded up.