Bengaluru, May 12: Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai called upon the construction companies to join hands with the State government to realise the objective of building a New Karnataka for New India.
The Chief Minister was addressing an international Conference on ‘Tunnelling and Underground Construction-Nirman 2022.’
The Chief Minister wanted the private construction companies with their technical expertise, professional calibre and management skills to actively participate with government agencies in nation building. “Private construction companies and the government agencies should work together to build the nation so that we can realise Prime Minister Modi’s vision of building an Atma Nirbhar Bharat. The companies with their expertise in tunneling across different geographical areas like mountain regions, low lying areas and urban landscape should join hands with the government,” Bommai said.
Karnataka is in the forefront of modern technology
Karnataka has always been in the forefront of modern technology. Whether it is construction of dams, power projects and tunnels. “Many tunnels have been built in the state since 1970. Tunnels have been built for hydro electric projects and metro networks,” Bommai said.
Welfare of the workers top priority
The Chief Minister stressed the need to care for the welfare of the workers and officers engaged in touch with task of tunnel constructions. Men engaged in this work should be the top priority, then comes the machinery and money. These workers are the real asset of the nation. Their safety and welfare should be the top priority, Bommai said.