MLC expresses displeasure over Ashraya scheme

MLC expresses displeasure over Ashraya scheme

Addressing taluk panchayat members at the Taluk Panchayat general meeting here on Monday, he expressed displeasure over the implementation of ashraya schemes.
 Even 50 per cent target has not been reached in Mangalore TP limits. In Udupi, the scheme has reached 75 per cent of the target. The Taluk Panchayat members and officials should review the work on Ashraya houses.

Earlier, Taluk Panchayat members Abdul Khader, Gokuldas Shetty said the powers of taluk panchayat is being curtailed and the funds released for the developmental works is meagre.

There is a need to strengthen three tier system. They also urged to dissolve TP.
MLC Kota Srinivas Poojary said “all the Gram Panchayat, Taluk Panchayat members and Zilla Panchayat members are demanding more power. The implementation of III Finance Commission recommendations will solve many of the problems of Taluk Panchayat, Gram Panchayat members.”

“Every taluk Panchayat should discuss on the recommendation of  III Finance Commission in length and assert pressure on the members of Legislative Council, Legislative Assembly and the government to implement it,” he added.

Taluk Panchayat President Ramachandra Kumapala said that as per the rules of the Central government, KIADB can not indulge in land acquisition process.

“The land required for industries should be purchased from the owners by the concerned. However, the Centre’s direction has not been implemented in the district with regard to land acquisition. Taluk Panchayat members will meet Deputy Commissioner to discuss on the same soon,” he said

He said the TP SGSY stall has been given to Lamp Society. Though it was decided to initiate action against the Society for not paying the monthly rent, the Society has paid Rs 80,000 rent on Monday and remaining rent will be paid by the end of this month.

The meeting also decided to drop the proposal for the construction of Samarthya saudha at TP premises as Taluk Panchayat was asked to deposit Rs 12 lakh to start the work on the saudha.

Dogu Poojary said Ganjimut primary health centre do not have doctor.

However, health department officials said that a doctor has been deputed who visits the Centre twice in a week.

Executive Offficer Kantaraj, Standing Committee President Ramesh Poojary were present.