Mangalore to get Golf course, Hotel institute

26 November 2009

Karnataka Government has decided to set up a golf course and an institute of Institute of Hotel Management (IHM) in Mangalore to tap tourism potential in coastal Karnataka. This was announced by Minister for Tourism G Janardhana Reddy here after releasing a new KarnatakaTourism Policy for 2009-14.

A golf course would be established in Mangalore on 135 acres near Tannirbhavi and tenders would be called soon. The golf course would be set up with the investment of private parties. Tenders would be called soon for the purpose, Mr Reddy said. Now there was no golf course in Mangalore.

He said IHM would set up its institutes in Bellary and Mangalore with an investment of Rs. 20 crore each. The Department has submitted proposals to IHM requesting it to set up institutes in Belgaum, Gulbarga and Bangalore. IHM would set up a Food Craft institute at Gadag and the State Government has approved the project.

He said the sound and music projects would be implemented at nine tourist places in Bidar, Bijapur, Chitradurga, Kittur, Hampi, Bellary, Pattadakal, Halebedu, and Srirangapatna with an investment of Rs. 18 crore. In 2009-10, it would be implemented in tourist palces in Bidar, Bijapur, Chitradurga, Kittur, Hampi, Bellary and Srirangapatna. Each project would cost Rs. two crore.



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