Parameshwara for comprehensive development of C'magaluru district

Parameshwara for comprehensive development of C'magaluru district

Parameshwara for comprehensive development of C'magaluru district

Home and District In-charge Minister G Parameshwara said he will make all sincere efforts to find solutions to the burning issues of the district.

He was speaking to media persons after taking part in the Republic Day programme here on Tuesday.

Parameshwara said, “The chief minister has appointed me as the district in-charge minister for the comprehens development of the district, effective implementation of welfare schemes and energise the administrative mechanism. I have accepted the responsibility. Roads in the district need to be developed. There is a need to lay emphasis on irrigation and drinking water projects in the district. The officials should ensure that development projects are completed in the district. Funds released by the government should be utilised effectively.”

Development projects

The minister said that he will work for the implementation of the irrigation project in Tarikere taluk, drinking water project in Kadur town and the project to fill water to Belavadi Kere in Chikkamagaluru. All efforts will be made to solve the problems of coffee growers and arecanut growers. The recommendations of Gorakh Singh Committee for the welfare of arecanut growers should have been implemented.
The State government will demand the Union government to come to the rescue of arecanut growers whose plantations have been effected with yellow leaf disease.”

To a query, Parameshwara said, 'The State government will consider the issue of Datta Peetha seriously and will take a suitable decision. Communal rift is not a new thing. The Constitution has given an opportunity  for the people of all the religion and caste to live in harmony. The government considers the criticisms of the Opposition parties positively.”

Congress is getting ready for the Zilla and Taluk Panchayat elections, he said. Earlier speaking after hoisting the national flag, he said there is a need to take a pledge to protect the integrity and unity of the country.

“The atrocities against women and children have made us to bow our head in shame. There is a need to put an end to such incidents in the society and thereby help in building a healthy society,” he added.

The police, DAR, home guards, NCC cadets, Bharath Seva Dal, Scouts and Guides and children of Asha Kiran Residential School for Blind presented an attractive parade on the occasion. The children of Asha Kiran Residential School for Blind won first prize in the parade competition.

District Industries Centre Joint Director Balyanaik, Agriculture Department Joint Director Seetha, District Industries Centre Assistant Director S Riyaz Ahmmed, Bhuvanakote PDO K G Chethan, First Division Assistant at the DC’s office K S Raghavendraswamy and typist Suresh Deekshith were felicitated with the district-level Sarvotham Award.