“The possibility of National Highway (NH)-4 linkage from Malavalli to Mysore will be explored soon,” assured V. Sreenivasa Prasad, District in-charge Minister.

He was speaking at an interaction programme on Mysore City development with the industrialists of city organised by Mysore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) and affiliated associations at Hotel J.P. Palace in Nazarbad here today.

Delivering the keynote address, MCCI President Sudhakar S. Shetty said that SpiceJet was contemplating to run direct daily flights from city to Chennai without touching Bangalore which was confirmed by the Mandakalli Airport Director Manjunath present at the meeting.

Shetty appealed to the Minister to intervene and see that the flights come via Bangalore to facilitate passengers.

Bullet train: Shetty requested the Minister to revive the proposal to run a bullet train between Mysore and Bangalore.

Trade centre: Referring to the proposal to establish an industrial trade centre in Hebbal, Shetty contended that it would be of immense help for the industry sector and urged the government to expedite the process.

Rail link to Calicut: A direct rail link to Calicut from city was sought to reduce the journey time by road which would be a boon to the trading community.

Granite Association: Shetty sought a Granite Association in Nanjangud to benefit the businessmen in the trade there.

A memorandum on development of city too was submitted by MCCI to Sreenivasa Prasad, who is also the Revenue Minister who assured to arrange an exclusive meeting with the Chief Minister to discuss the matter along with industrial growth.

Industrialist R. Krishna, MCCI Vice-President A.S. Satish, Treasurer C.M. Subramanyam, Secretary M.C. Bhansali and others were present.

Courtesy : Star Of Mysore