MCC approves creation of administrative zones

MCC approves creation of administrative zones

The Council of the City Corporation gave a nod for the creation of three zones under the Corporation for effective administration.

As per the Cadre and Recruitment rules for staff of the city corporations, which came into effect from 2011-12, the corporations should form zones for better administration. Accordingly, the zones have been created on the basis of geography in spite of not able to distribute the population equally. The Zone 1 of the MCC will be at Surathkal, the Zone 2 will be central (head office MCC) and Zone 3 will be sub office at Kadri.

The Zone 1 will have ward 1 to 11 – Surathkal West, Surathkal East, Katipalla East, Katipalla Krishnapura, Katipalla North, Idya East, Idya West, Hosabettu, Kulai, Baikampady and Panambur Bengre. The Zone 2 – Central at MCC head office at Lalbagh will have 21 wards including Panjimogaru, Kunjathbail North, Marakada, Kunjathbail South, Bangrakulur, Kavoor, Pachanady, Derebail North, Derebail East, Port, Bunder Cantonment, Milagres, Mangaladevi, Hoige Bazar and Bengre. The Zone 3 will include the sub-office at Kadri and will cover wards of Thiruvail, Padavu West, Kadri Padavu, Kadri North, Kadri South, Shivbagh, Padavu Central, Padavu East, Maroli, Bendoor, Falnir, Court, Kankanady Valencia, Alape South, Alape North, Kannur, Bajal, Jeppinamogaru, Attavara, Bolar and Jeppu.

“The proposal for the creation of zones will be sent to the government for approval. Along with the proposal on creation of zones, the requirement of staff will also be sent to the government. There is 40 per cent vacancy in the MCC in category A, B and C employees,” said Chief Whip Shashidhar Hegde, speaking to mediapersons.

Anticipating approval from the Council, the Mayor has given approval for the construction of Kadri Market at an estimated cost of Rs 1,230 lakh, by availing loan from the nationalised bank and the same was approved in the Council.

The Council also gave its nod for the development of stormwater drains at a cost of Rs three crore and park at a cost of Rs 25 lakh, under Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) scheme.

The Council gave its nod for handing over the proposal on the construction of private bus stand at Pumpwell for preparing feasibility report to the Infrastructure Development Corporation (Karnataka) Limited.