“Belagavi city is the fastest growing city in the state. It is growing in every sector, including industry and housing. In addition to this, the government is committed to provide all kinds of infrastructure, including water and electricity,” said Satish Jarakiholi, minister of public works department and in charge of Belagavi district.
Bhoomi puja for a 220 KV power distribution substation at a cost of 250 crores was held on Monday (August 7) in the premises of Macche power distribution center in the city.
Many works are to be done in Belagavi including the International Airport. Comprehensive development of Belagavi will be possible if everyone forgets the partisanship and works together. He assured that the government will provide all kinds of assistance in this regard.
Quality power supply: The installation of a new power station, catering to the demands of industrialists in the area, is currently underway. This center will prove beneficial as industries require a consistent and high-quality power supply. Minister Jarakiholi urged for the swift completion of this project, emphasizing the need to provide electricity to the industries.
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The ongoing construction of the power distribution center will accommodate a 220 KV capacity, with plans for a long multiple transmission line spanning 39 km. This project, costing Rs 250 crore, will facilitate the provision of reliable electricity to the industries in this region.
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MLA Abhay Patil, speaking on the matter, highlighted the positive impact the construction of this power station will have on the industries. He emphasized that it will provide a significant boost to their operations.
Furthermore, there are plans to establish a 400 KV power station in the near future. The identification of suitable land for this project is currently underway, and there is optimism that it will be implemented by this Government.
Belagavi North MLA Asif (Raju) Sait, District Collector Nitesh Patil and senior officers of HESCOM were present.