A central green panel has given environment clearance for developing the Rs 151.60-crore Jakkasandra industrial area in Kolar district, Karnataka.
The final clearance will be given by the Union Environment Ministry, which takes a decision on the basis of the recommendation of the green panel, Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC).
As per the proposal, the Karnataka Industrial Area Development Board (KIADB) will develop an industrial area in 627.47 acres in Jakkasandra village of Kolar with an aim to support start-ups, new enterprise incubation and development of knowledge-based business.
The project cost is estimated to be Rs 151.60 crore.
Industries related to warehouse and logistics, furniture making, general engineering, automobile parts, steel sheets/pipes, plastic units and LPG bottling — will come up there.
With inputs from: The Economic Times