Karnataka State Cabinet will constitute a subcommittee chaired by Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy to decide on offering a special incentive package to the industry. The subcommittee will have the Ministers for Industries, Small Scale Industries and Revenue as its members, according to State law and parliamentary affairs Minister Krishna Byre Gowda. The sub-committe will consider factors like proposed investment and job creation, Gowda said after a recent cabinet meeting.
The cabinet decided to offer a grant of Rs. 15 cr to the National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS) in Bengaluru for setting up a Centre of Excellence in Agri Innovation to support innovations and start-ups in agriculture, horticulture and animal husbandry, according to a report. It also approved Rs. 114 cr for Koppal Government Medical College, Rs. 112 cr for Gadag Government Medical College; Rs. 113 cr for Chamarajanagar Government Medical College and Rs. 134 cr for Mysuru Super Speciality Hospital for upgrading the facilities.