KARNATAKA

Work on projects to be completed soon

BELGAUM, FEB. 26. Work on 230 railway projects in different parts of the country, including 43 railway bridges in the State, will be completed soon, the Union Minister of State for Railways, Basavaraj Patil R. Yatnal, has said. Addressing a gathering after laying the foundation stone for a Rs. 3-crore underpass near Kapileshwar Temple Road here on Wednesday, he said the Government would spend Rs. 12 crore each on the construction of two overpasses — one on Old Dharwad Road and the other over the third railway gate on Belgaum-Goa Road in the city. He said the Centre and State Government would contribute Rs. 215 crore each for the construction of the 43 railway bridges in the State.