470 acres for IIT Dharwad at Kelageri

The State Cabinet on Wednesday decided to allot 470 acres of land for Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Dharwad, at Kelageri village adjunct to Mammigahtti Industrial Area in Dharwad district.

The plot has been acquired by the Karnataka Industrial Area Development Board and it would be handed over to the IIT Dharwad. The IIT would start functioning from this academic year. The Finance Department would provide the acquisition cost to the KIADB, sources told The Hindu .

Panel to study Bill

The Cabinet also decided to set up a Cabinet sub-committee headed by Revenue Minister Kagodu Thimmappa for studying the Karnataka Prevention and Eradication of Human Sacrifices and other Inhuman Evil and Aghori Practices and Black Magic Bill, 2016.

It was decided to refer the Bill to the sub-committee following a stiff opposition to some its provisions by some Ministers.

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