PM to add new strength for development of coastal area;CM Bommai

Yogesh K Porwar & Avanth Kumar Kankariya

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will add a big strength to the development of coastal belt,said Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai.

Talking to reporters at Mangaluru Airport here on Friday, he said the PM was visiting the Coastal Karnataka after many days and has sanctioned many projects while coming here.

He will dedicate to the nation projects worth Rs. 3800 crore and lay foundation for the new schemes which will help in the development of this region.

These schemes are aimed at increasing economic activities,strengthening ports, improving business and creating employment. Modi has sanctioned 100 deep sea fishing boats under Pradhan Mantri Masthya Sampada scheme.

Besides, he has extended Kisan Credit Card scheme to the fishermen.Many projects sanctioned by the State government for this region will also be launched today, he added.