Implement all works by March end: Madikeri TP President

Implement all works by March end: Madikeri TP President

Madikeri TP determined not to send funds back to Government

Madikeri Taluk Panchayat President Kavita Hosamane has asked the officials to see to it that all the works are implemented before March end.

Reviewing the progress of various departments on Tuesday at Taluk Panchayat office, she said that the funds of the Government must be utilised completely so that not even a single rupee from the funds returns to the Government.

Wrong statistics

There were lot of errors in the statistics provided by the officials of various departments. Raged by this, Executive Officer Sathyanarayana warned the officials to come to the meeting well prepared and not to mislead the house.

The President said that officials without substantial information need not attend the meetings at all. Several departments did not submit records on various schemes and implementation of Kannada in their respective departments.

The allegation against Karike VSSN Fair Price Shop that it was levying transport cost on the commodities was proved and in this regard, Food and Civil Supplies Shirastedar K K Krishnamurthy said that a report would be submitted to the Department Deputy Director soon.

The President had raised this issue and responding to her query, the Shirastedar said that he has visited Karike village and collected details from the local residents as well. “It is proved that the commodities were being sold at higher price,” he said.

One year over

Before the meeting was started, Taluk Panchayat President Kavita Hosamane said that it is a year since she became the President of the Taluk Panchayat. She thanked Assembly Speaker K G Bopaiah, MLA M P Appachu Ranjan and officials for their support, due to which she could complete one year successfully.

Septuagenarian affected by Aids

Taluk Health Officer Dr Ravindra said that a 74-year old man has been tested positive for HIV.

Informing the same during the Taluk Panchayat meet, he said that the incident has shown that Aids can affect any person irrespective of his/her age.

“Once the HIV virus attacks the body, it can remain inactive for several years. It can slowly start affecting the body,” he said adding that the virus may not be detected even during the tests.

“The septuagenarian must have been affected by the disease many years ago, just that the virus had shown up off late. He is under treatment at the ICTC centre,” he said.