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Industrial Corridor nodes at Krishnapatnam and Tumakuru

Topics Covered: Infrastructure.

Industrial Corridor nodes at Krishnapatnam and Tumakuru:


Context:

Cabinet approves Industrial Corridor nodes at Krishnapatnam and Tumakuru.

What is an industrial corridor?

An industrial corridor is basically a corridor comprising of multi-modal transport services that would pass through the states as main artery.

  • Industrial corridors offer effective integration between industry and infrastructure, leading to overall economic and social development.

Industrial corridors constitute world-class infrastructure, such as:

  1. High-speed transportation network – rail and road.
  2. Ports with state-of-the-art cargo handling equipment.
  3. Modern airports.
  4. Special economic regions/industrial areas.
  5. Logistic parks/transhipment hubs.
  6. Knowledge parks focused on catering to industrial needs.
  7. Complementary infrastructure such as townships/real estate.

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Prelims Link:

  1. Greenfield vs Brownfield projects.
  2. What are Industrial Corridors?
  3. Features.

Sources: PIB.