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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. The Chief Minister of Karnataka has also said that the state will soon launch tenders to develop and construct state-of-the-art marina facilities in Byndoor, Mangalore and Malpe. These marinas will be developed on the model of Singapore marinas under the public-private partnership model, according to news reports.

Marina facilities at Byndoor, Mangalore and Malpe in Karnataka

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

Things you can do at a marina

There are tons of things you can do in a marina and the Karnataka government aims to monetize on these lines. From recreational boating, such as cruising, inland river, river boating, canoeing, kayaking, rafting, jet skiing, etc. With the opening of marinas in Karnataka, the places will become exciting and adventurous for travelers who wish to combine travel and cruising. According to reports, Karnataka will also appeal to the Center to remove Karnataka’s coastal regulations like in Goa and Kerala.


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Other significant progress in the state

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

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