Roads of 150 kilometres around Bengaluru, the capital city of Karnataka, will be developed at a cost of Rs 1,455 crore.
Karnataka Road Development Corporation Ltd (KRDCL) will take care of the project and the recent budget has made allocations for the task.
Some of the roads that need to be developed include Hoskote-Budigere-Mylenahalli-Devanahalli (Kempegowda International Airport), Nelamangala-Madhure-Byatha Road, Anekal-Attibele-Sarjapur-Varthur-Whitefield-Hoskote Road, Harohalli-Uruganadoddi-KIADB Industrial Area-Jigani-Anekal Road.
In addition to this, the Karnataka State Highway Improvement Project (KSHIP)-III will develop core road network of 418.5 km at a cost of Rs 5,310 crore.
The project, a Deccan Herald report said, will help in developing the Kollegal-Hanur Road (23.8 km), Chintamani-Andhra Pradesh border road (39.8 km), Bengaluru-Magadi-National Highway 75 (Nelamangala-Mangaluru) (50.7 km), Magadi-Somwarpet road via Huliyurdurga-Nagamangala-KR Pet (166 km) and Gadag-Honnali Road (138.2 km)