Work on district complex in two months


He was addressing a district-level meeting of the MLAs and officials at the deputy commissioner’s office, here recently.

Dr Mumtaz Ali Khan said, as per the opinion of all the district MLAs, it has been decided to construct the complexes of all the district-level offices in Gopalkrishna Kere, he added.
All the projects should be immediately started and quality should be maintained in the construction of the buildings, the minister advised the officials.

The district MLAs, including K P Bachegowda, Dr Sudhakar Reddy, H S Shivashankar Reddy expressed in the meeting that since the complexes would be coming up in the tank region, the expenditure involved in the construction of the building would escalate.

They further said, since these complexes would be coming up beside the national highway, people arriving from other taluks will be benefited a lot. Since, the buildings would be coming up in a vast area of 60 acres, this would be beneficial to undertake developmental works in the future.

Addressing the meeting, Deputy Commissioner Anwar Pasha said, an amount of Rs 25 crore grants was already ready for the construction of these district-level office buildings. Thus, the construction works of these buildings can be started soon.

He said, the families residing illegally at Basappa Chathra on B B Road in the City would be evacuated. And on that place, a building of the City Municipal Council office would be coming up at an expense of Rs 5 crore, he added.

Speaking at a meeting of Education Department officials, the minister disclosed that ‘Zilla Shikshakara Soudha’, at a cost of Rs 70 lakh will be coming up in the district centre.
The minister said, already an amount of Rs 25 lakh had been released in this regard, and the officials concerned should immediately begin the work without any delay, he instructed.

He further informed that an amount of Rs 21 crore had been released under the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyana project. Amongst that, an amount of Rs 5 crore had been allotted for the salaries. Every school will be receiving an amount of Rs 800 towards miscellaneous expenses.

He said, all the grants released by the Government should be spent wisely and judiciously. Otherwise, disciplinary action will be taken against such erring officials, he warned.

He said that he would be paying surprise inspections to the schools and thus, every school should maintain cleanliness and orderliness. Toilets, drinking water, furniture and other facilities should be efficiently provided for the students. If the schools were found to neglect these aspects, then action will be initiated on the teachers, the district in-charge minister warned.

Dr Mumtaz Ali Khan said, the kitchens, vessels and other items used for the Akshara Dasoha programme should be handled with cleanliness and hygiene, he advised.

Deputy Commissioner Anwar Pasha, Zilla Panchayat CEO N Krishnappa, Deputy Director Bellashetty, In-charge minister’s Special Officer Ananthu and several others were present.

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