'Suitable rehab package for KIOCL labourers'

'Suitable rehab package for KIOCL labourers'

Eshwarappa promises suitable compensation to daily-wagers

The daily wage labourers who met him at Kudremukh urged him to provide suitable compensation. KIOCL officials who were present said that daily wage labourers were working under a contractor for the company. As a result, KIOCL can not pay compensation.

BJP district Raitha Morcha Secretary M A Sheshagiri said daily wage labourers are working for the company for the last 30 years. However, the company has not paid a single pie. Rehabilitation must be provided to them in 10 acre land near Kalasa.

Eshwarappa directed DC and MLA Kumaraswamy to take measures to provide basic facilities after distributing sites these daily wage labourers.

KIOCL officials urged the minister to hand over revenue land in Kudremukh for the implementation of eco-tourism in Kudremukh. They said forest department is coming in the way of reaching Lakya dam by cutting off the connecting road. This is affecting the maintanance of the dam.