Mangaluru: "The budgetary allocation to the coastal region include Rs 100 Crore for Pashchima Vahini project, mainly towards construction of vented dams to increase ground water level in the region, particularly to offset the water deficit caused by Yettinahole project. Allocation of Rs 10 Crore towards Cashew Development Board, Beary Study Centre in Manglore University, separate paediatric unit at Wenlock hospital in line with Indira Gandhi Children’s Hospital, Bengaluru, Rs 10 Crore for Wenlock Hospital upgradation are the other important benefits," said Mangaluru South MLA J R Lobo.
Talking of infrastructure, Rs 50 Crore towards development of 2.5 Km road stretch leading to Mangaluru International Airport and acquisition of 286 acre land for the extension of airport and developing basic infrastructure are the noteworthy allocations in the budget, they revealed.
The leader also mentioned about the concerted efforts to start Namma Canteens in all the 67 wards of Mangaluru City Corporation where breakfast will be provided at Rs 5 and lunch at Rs 10. Efforts are on to establish a separate corporation for NRI’s belonging to minority communities and Areca Development Board, they added.
Terming the budget as historic, MLA Lobo said by solving Neera tapping problem, the long standing issue of the coastal region had been solved and thanked the chief minister for allocating separate funds for Indians returning from gulf region unemployed.
Disclaimer: Please write your correct name and email address. Kindly do not post any personal, abusive, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, discriminatory or unlawful or similar comments. canaranews.com will not be responsible for any defamatory message posted under this article.
Please note that under 66A of the IT Act, sending offensive or menacing messages through electronic communication service and sending false messages to cheat, mislead or deceive people or to cause annoyance to them is punishable. It is obligatory on CANARANEWS to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments, to the authority concerned upon request.
Hence, sending offensive comments using canaranews will be purely at your own risk, and in no way will canaranews.com be held responsible.