Only CM present at review meeting

Only CM present at review meeting

He said the Government has spent Rs 9,203 crore between April and August in 2010-11 fiscal under the plan expenditure against Rs 7,108 crore for the same period of financial year 2009-10. Directions have been issued to achieve 95 per cent target under the plan expenditure by  this year-end, he added.

Of the 58 new schemes announced in 2010-11 budget, Government orders have been issued with respect to 33 of them. The orders for the remaining 25 will be out by November 15, he said.

The Government has initiated steps to implement 94 of 389 memorandum of understandings signed to set up industries during the recent global investors’ meet.

Secretaries in-charge of districts have been directed to ensure that all projects are implemented at the earliest.

Construction of houses under the Aasare scheme will be completed by February end. So far, 6,000 houses have been constructed. Another 6,000 houses will be constructed in 10 days. There is some land acquisition problem in about 20 villages. Appropriate decision in this regard will be taken soon, the Chief Minister said.

The proposed distribution of saree among the mothers of the beneficiaries of Bhagyalakshmi scheme will  commence from October 27 at Tumkur, he added.

Yeddyurappa has decided to conduct another Mantana programme separately for the Ministers and the officials in November to make the admin- istration more effective.

Already, three Mantana programmes have been conducted in the last two and half years.
He admitted that the prolonged political crisis in the State had adversely affected the day-to-day administration.

“There is an impression among people that administration has come to a standstill. This may be true in some instances,” he said in his introductory remarks.

Irrespective of any political developments, the administration should run smoothly and effectively, he added.

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