Karnataka To Build Marina Facilities In Coastal Areas To Boost Leisure Tourism

by Sanmita A
Karnataka To Build Marina Facilities In Coastal Areas To Boost Leisure Tourism

Karnataka will soon have marina facilities in the coastal areas of the state. This will automatically increase the number of tourists in Karnataka. Karnataka Chief Minister, also told that the state will soon issue tenders to develop and construct state-of-art marina facilities at Byndoor, Mangalore and Malpe. These marinas will be developed on the lines of Singapore marinas under the public-private partnership model, as per news reports.

Marina Facilities In Karnataka’s Byndoor, Mangalore and Malpe

As told by Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai, the marina facilities will encourage people to visit the state and enjoy the benefits of leisure tourism and even, promote business development activities. A harbour project in Kanwar too is in the pipeline after receiving a nod from the Centre. This harbour project is worth ₹250 crores. Additionally, five ring roads around the areas of Raichur, Kopla, Gulbarga, Gadag and Belgaum will also be done by the state government.

Things You Can Do In A Marina

There are tons of things you can do at a marina facility and the Karnataka government is aiming to monetise on those lines. Starting from recreational boating, like cruising, inland river, canal boating, canoeing, kayaking, rafting, jet skiing etc. With the opening of marinas in Karnataka, the places will become exciting and adventurous for travellers who wish to combine travel and cruising. As per reports, Karnataka will also appeal to the Centre to remove coastal regulations from Karnataka as in Goa and Kerala.


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Other Significant Progress In The State

During a meeting with Piyush Goyal, CM Bommai also sought the building of textile parks. The textile parks, if approved, will be constructed Bijapur and Gulbarga in Karnataka. These textile parks will boost employment in the mentioned districts. These textile parks by the Indian government will allow people to start from the spinning and weaving process to the final product under a world-class infrastructure.

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