The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on 30th December 2020 has approved proposals of Department of Promotion of Industry & Internal Trade (DPIIT) for construction of various trunk infrastructure components.
These projects have been planned on the backbone of multi modal connectivity infrastructure. Krishnapatnam Industrial Area in Andhra Pradesh and Tumakuru Industrial Area in Karnataka under Chennai Bengaluru Industrial Corridor (CBIC) have been approved to kick start the development in Chennai Bengaluru Industrial Corridor Project. These greenfield industrial cities will be self-sustained with world-class infrastructure, road and rail connectivity for freight movement to and from ports and logistic hubs along with reliable power and quality social infrastructure.
About Chennai Bengaluru Industrial Corridor (CBIC)
The Chennai Bengaluru Industrial Corridor (CBIC) Project is an upcoming mega infrastructure project of Government of India. Following three nodes were taken up for master planning are
Significance of CBIC
Sources : PIB