Devt works: Officials' reply irks MLA

Devt works: Officials' reply irks MLA

Review: MLA K M Krishnamurthy at the taluk-level progress review meeting in Kadur on Wednesday. TP President Omkarmurthy, Vice President Kamala Naika, Tahsildar B B Saroja, EO Anjan Kumar are seen. DH photoHe was also disappointed over the absence of many officials in the meeting.

The MLA asked the officials from Mescom and the Social Welfare Department to respond to the needs of the beneficiaries of different schemes within a week.

The officials from the Watershed Department too were unable to give answers to the MLA’s questions, and hence they were instructed to submit a detailed report within a week.

Responding to a query on the measures taken to control and prevent chikungunya, malaria, dengue and H1N1 influenza, the Taluk Health Officer Prabhu said only chikungunya and malaria have surfaced in the district and sufficient steps have been taken to tackle them.

Precautionary measures have been taken against the spreading of swine flu. There is a lack of doctors in the taluk. However, the situation is being managed with the available staff, the official informed.

Tahsildar B B Saroja, TP Executive Officer Anjan Kumar, President Omkarappa, Vice President Kamala Naika were present on the occasion.