Nearly 300 houses have been sanctioned by the Corporation to the gram panchayats under Chilakalanerpu hobli as part of the Hut Free Project.
“As many as 52 houses have been sanctioned to each gram panchayat in hobli,” said Muniyappa. Apart from these, houses would also be constructed for other slum dwellers residing in the gram panchayats, he assured people.
Warning the officials of dire consequence, Muniyappa said that he had received many complaints about official demanding bribe from the beneficiaries of the housing Corporation.
Rs 16 crore
Muniyappa said that Rs 16 crore would be sanctioned for upgrading roads and providing basic amenities in Chilakalanerpu hobli.
Emphasis will be laid on maintaining cleanliness and health environment under the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme, expressed Muniyappa who said there was no drinking water crisis in the region as 75 out of the 85 borewells sunk had water.
Muniyappa said that cement roads would be constructed at all the villages in the coming days.
MLC Y A Narayanaswamy who spoke on the occasion expressed his support for banning sand transportation in the district.
Govt hand in glove
Government is hand in glove with the sand mafia and middlemen and is supporting their activities, he added. He declared that groundwater cannot be recharged without banning the illegal sand transportation.
KPCC member Sriram Reddy, Shidlaghatta taluk panchayat president Saraswathamma, Zilla Panchayat former president Subramani, leader Ramakrishna Reddy, Prasad Reddy, Srinath Reddy, Krishna Reddy, P Byanna and others were present on the occasion.