Wednesday 21st, November 2018
canara news

‘Mangaluru will be promoted as a hub of economic activities’

Published On : 08 Sep 2018   |  Reported By : Courtesy The Hindu   |  Pic On: Photo credit The Hindu


Mangaluru, (The Hindu): Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Friday said the government intends to promote Mangaluru as the hub of economic activities thereby making it the largest revenue generator next only to Bengaluru.

Speaking to reporters after holding a review meeting of development works and rain-related damages in the district, Mr. Kumaraswamy said he would convene another meeting of people’s representatives from the region soon to chalk out the road map for development.

He said: “Our coalition government is committed to the overall development of the region in terms of infrastructure, industries, tourism and other allied sectors. A comprehensive policy would be framed for the purpose.”

He said public infrastructure, including roads and bridges, worth Rs. 213 crore have been damaged during the rains.

The Deputy Commissioner has funds to the tune of Rs. 25 crore at his disposal, which would be spent for immediate restoration of damaged infrastructure owing to natural calamity. The government would further release funds to restore all the damaged infrastructure.

Mr. Kumaraswamy sad he is aware of the region remaining disconnected from Bengaluru following torrential rains in August and government agencies would work to restore connectivity, he said. Asked about the progress of the proposed Green Bypass on Shiradi Ghat, Mr. Kumaraswamy said the detailed project report is before the government.

The Chief Minister said he is aware of the plight of endosulfan victims in the district and has sought a comprehensive report on the status and condition of the victims. The government will bring out a comprehensive rehabilitation policy for the victims, he said. Responding to a question on government’s stand on implementation of Kasturirangan Report on Western Ghats, Mr. Kumaraswamy said the government is awaiting reports from expert panels constituted following the Kodagu deluge. After the reports, the government would take a suitable decision on Western Ghat s’ protection, he said.







More News

ICYM Cascia Unit organizes Thalenthacho Pavs - Season 2 Finale
ICYM Cascia Unit organizes Thalenthacho Pavs - Season 2 Finale
St Aloysius EM High School Urva tops at district level inter school Essay competition
St Aloysius EM High School Urva tops at district level inter school Essay competition
YIT in collaboration with ZFC conduct fitness clinic
YIT in collaboration with ZFC conduct fitness clinic

Write your Comments

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.