The state government of Karnataka has agreed for 50% cost sharing of the 3 new railway projects in the state while the remaining 50% will be borne by the ministry of railways.
Under these projects a new144 km long railway line between Bagalkot and Kudchi will be constructed with an estimated cost of INR 81.6 bn. There will be gauge conversion between Kolar and Chikkaballapur at a cost of INR6.8 bn. In the city of Bidar, a new level crossing will also be constructed at an cost of INR 60 mn.
Source: Business Standard