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Infra projects lined up for Prime Minister Modi for inauguration

The second terminal of Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International airport capable of handling additional 25 million passengers per year will be commissioned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi soon

The exact dates will be finalysed by the Prime Minister’s office in consultation with Karnataka government

The airport authorities have requested the Prime Minister to inaugurate the rs 13,000 crore terminal. KIA, the country’s third biggest airport had recorded 33 million passengers in 2020 before Covid-19 struck.

Labour shortage and flying restrictions shrank patronage. 

 It will have a total built-up area of 2.54 lakh square meters. All arrivals have been planned on the ground floor while departures will happen on the first floor


Mr Modi is also expected inaugurate the suburban railway project in Bengaluru city intended to tackle the chronic congestion in Bengaluru’s road for the past several years. He will also inaugurate the Sir M V Vishveshvaraya coaching terminal at Byapanahalli, third of its kind in Bengaluru to decentralize the operation of trains to the city.

 The other terminals are city and Yeshwantpur.

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