Karnataka government inaugurates Yaragol dam in Bangarpet taluk

The government of Karnataka inaugurated the Yaragol dam in Bangarpet taluk in Karnataka on November 11, 2023. The project is being undertaken by Karnataka Urban Water Supply and Drainage Board and includes the construction of a dam with 500 million cubic feet storage capacity across the Markandeya river to meet the drinking water requirements of Malur, Kolar and Bangarpet towns and 45 villages along the river’s route. It is expected to entail an estimated investment of Rs 3.08 billion.