Kodgi holds review meet at Udupi ZP

Kodgi holds review meet at Udupi ZP

Panchatantra software that provides all the necessary info introduced

The meet at ZP focused on the potential sources of resources and the appropriate utilization of the available funds for the development programmes.

Addressing the meeting, Kodgi said the development of the rural areas is parallel to the empowerment of the Panchayath Raj system. The financial resources should be strengthened and at the same time, attention should be paid for the proper execution of the welfare programmes.

“Zilla Panchayath is not liable for getting the resources needed for the development projects. The 3rd Finance Commission has explored all the probabilities before submitting the report to the government,” he said.

ZP CEO Prasanna Kumar informed that there is no apt measure for the assets verification and registration in Udupi district. ZP has introduced ‘Panchatantra’ software that provides all the necessary information and under this, over 40,000 records have been already installed and about 80 per cent asset information is nourished into the software. The software will be able to provide all the information by the end of December, he said.
Kodgi said that tax worth crores of rupees are exempted for illegal assets in the State. He said that public taps should be installed at suitable places and tax should be charged based on the financial status of the people for the same.

He urged the officials to immediately make a list of non residential populace in the district and make arrangements to solve the problem and stressed for the transparency in the accounts to be maintained in the construction works taken up by the ZP.

MLC Kota Srinivas Poojary, ZP Chief Planning Officer Vijay Kumar Shetty, ZP Deputy Secretary Pranesh, Planning Director Mohammed Akbar and others were present.
Earlier, he held a review meet at CMC where he discussed with the officials regarding the migrant laborers problem, tax for the illegal constructions, public taps and the collection of revenue from the outdoor advertisements.

CMC President Dinaker Shetty, Commissioner Gokuldas Nayak were present.