Yeddyurappa in Mangalore goes through busy time: Many programmes held all over city.
Mangalore: On a busy day in the rainy season, CM Yeddyurappa arrived in DK district to perform several programmes of laying foundation stones, inaugurating new programmes, participating in Raksha Bandhan and so on, ever proceeding to Bantwal on Monday evening and going to Sangha Niketana on Tuesday Morning. He was in a special mood to make several grants, to MCC, to disabled persons, to new development works, and people followed him everywhere.
Speaking on the occasion, he informed that the attention of the state govt has been drawn to the feeble-minded children in society and the educational poor conditions in which they are disregarded, and consequently, an amount of Rs 100 crores are kept in reserve to revolutionize their educational standards by meeting all requirements of those teachers, who uplift them. He noted that Raksha Bandhan day (Upakarma / Coconut Day also) was being celebrated everywhere today and called upon all youth to stand united as a nation without any divisions, to protect the country as patriots. Rs. 5 crores is being released to Mangalore for a drama auditorium (Ranga Bhavan). The new office of city police Commissionerate is coming up soon. The port city will be developed as next only to Bangalore and there is enough scope for such development, he stated.
9 lakh day labourers are getting benefits of ‘Bhagyalaxmi Scheme’ in the state, CM said. He promised to provide education to the poor children upto age 14 in the next 18 months, and added that industrialization scheme also would make progress.
CM declared that he would provide a good governance that even the opposition would praise. He said Karnataka was the first state in India to limit mining of ores and their exports, so that future generations would also get their benefits out of earth. Karnataka has attained the first place in India in managing state wealth and taxes, he added. This was supported by Reserve Bank of India.
He admitted that private public partnership in developmental works would continue, and that Mangalore would be developed totally with an honest attempt for it. The CM honoured donors P. Dayananda Pai and brother P. Satish Pai for offering Rs. 2.25 crores each as their share for the city development in Car Street and Balmatta Colleges. The CM has stated that there was no dearth of capital for local developments.
DK Minister of Ports and Ecology Krishna Palemar, MLC Ganesh Karnik, Donors P. Dayananda Pai and brother Satish Pai, Home Minister Dr V.S. Acharya, MP Nalin Kumar Kateelu, DC Ponnuraj, Minister Goolihatti Shekhar, DGP / IGP Ajay Kumar Singh among others were present on these occasions.
At the Police Commissionerate Complex:
Foundation stone laying ceremony in Pandeshwar, with CM arriving in a Volvo bus with pressmen, to take a look at the proposed project, the work on which starts on Tuesday.
It will be ready to function as city Commissionerate of Police in Mangalore by January 26 next year, according to Dr. V.S. Acharya, home Minister, who was present in CM’s entourage.