The Government of Karnataka on March 17, 2023 published the Karnataka Minor Mineral Concession (Amendment) Rules, 2023 to further amend the Karnataka Minor Mineral Concession Rules, 1994. These rules shall come on March 17, 2023.

The government is preparing a first-of-its-kind bill offering protection to pedestrians and cyclists, which will also ensure their rights in all cities of Karnataka.

The Karnataka Minor Mineral Concession (Amendment) Rules, 2020 shall come into force official Gazette. In rule 3A of the Karnataka Minor Mineral (hereinafter referred to as the said rules), for the words “minor mineral except sand” the words, “Laterite or fullers earth or murram” shall be substituted.

It is considered necessary to amend the Karnataka Open Places (Prevention of Disfigurement) Act, 1981 (Karnataka Act 35 of 1982) to extend the applicability of provisions of the said Act to any other area falling within municipal corporation area or Larger urban area declared under the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Act, 1976 (Karnataka Act 14

This Act may be called the Karnataka Land Reforms (Amendment) Act, 2020. It shall be deemed to have come into force with effect from 20th November 2019.

The state cabinet approved the Karnataka Electric Vehicle & Energy Storage policy, and became the first to have such a policy in place. The policy aims to promote research & development in electric mobility and grow the sector.

The State government launched the 'Karnataka Organic Farming Policy 2017', in order to enable the next level of development in Organic Farming. The Government decided to reform the Organic Farming Policy Karnataka 2004 with the new policy.

Concerned with depleting conventional energy sources, impact on climate and consistently growing energy demand, the Government of Karnataka has emphasized the importance of energy efficiency (EE) and its role in addressing the development challenges faced by the state.

The Karnataka Solar Policy 2014-2021 policy is expected to give a major boost to solar power production in the state and envisages generating 450 MW energy in the 2014-15 financial year. Read full text.

The Karnataka Tourism Policy 2014-19 aims to position Karnataka as a visible global brand in tourism for visitors as well as investors by encouraging development of relevant infrastructure through partnerships between private sector, government and the community.