Government approves solar park in Pavagad

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The High Level Clearance Committee (HLCC) headed by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Monday cleared industrial projects worth Rs 23,382 crore, including a solar park in Tumakuru.

A proposal by Minera Steel Pvt Ltd to set up a 0.5 MTPA capacity steel plant at Sandur taluk in Ballari district with an investment of Rs 1,889.30 crore and  another proposal by Wadi Cement for setting up a cement factory at Chittapur in Kalaburagi district with an investment of Rs 1,352 crore were also cleared.

The High Level Clearance Committee okayed the Karnataka Solar Power Development Corporation’s proposal to set up a 2,000 MW solar plant at Pavagada taluk in Tumakuru district at a cost of Rs 14,800 crore.

Other proposals cleared

The committee also cleared three expansion proposals by Udupi Power Company, Kirloskar Toyota, Textile Machinery Pvt Ltd and Tata Power, according to an official release.

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