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More grants to mutts

Bangalore:Feb 16, 2013

 Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar on Friday sanctioned grants for some more religious institutions.

During his reply to a discussion on budget proposals in the Legislative Council, Shettar announced the names of at least a dozen mutts which may totally receive about Rs 16 crore.

The lucky institutions are - Shivasharana Ambigara Chowdaiah Mutt (Rs 2 cr), Thontadarya Mutt in Gadag (Rs 2 cr), Ramakrishna Vivekananda Ashram (Rs 2 cr), Jagajivanram Trust (Rs 2 cr).

He also alloted one crore each for Beli Mutt in Bangalore, Channabasave- shwara Mutt in Ulavi, Shivalingeshwara Temple in Haveri, Sharanatatva Grameena Vikas Kendra in Aurad, Hallikar Sangha in Bangalore, Kanaka Bhavan in Gundlupet, Yatri Nivas in Chikkalur and Rs 50 lakh for Kanaka Bhavan in Hosur.

As soon as Shettar got himself ready to reply to the budget discussion, members, cutting across party lines, went near him and submitted chits indicating names of the mutts for which they wanted government grants.

Shettar also announced Rs two crore each for Kannada study chairs in four foreign universities, Rs 10 crore for new university in Davangere, Rs two crore for study chair named after former minister V S Acharya, Rs one crore each for the construction of centenary buildings of Empress Junior college in Tumkur and pre-university college in Channapatna.

He also announced Rs two crore for Bharatiya Mahila Sangha established by Yashodamma Dasappa in Vibhuthipura, Bangalore.


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