CM announces taluk status for Hanur; launches water project

CM announces taluk status for Hanur; launches water project

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Wednesday, launched various development projects, including the long-pending multi-village drinking water project and officially announced taluk status to Hanur on Wednesday.

The drinking water project, expected to solve the problems of two lakh people in 166 villages, was launched at Nagavalli in Chamarajanagar taluk.

Speaking on the occasion, the CM remembered late minister H S Mahadeva Prasad, who played a major role in initiating the project. The Kabini River water is released to Ummathuru, at a distance of 17 km, where it is purified. Later, the water is pumped and supplied through pipelines.

Hanur taluk

During his visit to Hanur, later, he announced Hanur as the taluk headquarters. He launched various programmes and inaugurated buildings.

The CM distributed title deeds to 1,000 beneficiaries, gas connections worth Rs 58 lakh, sheep, and goat to beneficiaries at a cost of Rs 75 lakh, inaugurated a dormitory constructed by the Tourism department at Boodabalu village at a cost of Rs 1 crore.

He participated in the bhoomi puja of several road works worth crores of rupees. He inaugurated the KSRTC bus stand constructed at a cost of Rs 3 crore, Vadakkehalla bridge at a cost of Rs 3.5 crore and other works.

MM Hill

 

The CM will halt at Male Mahadeshwara Hill overnight and will launch a Rangamandira constructed at a 
cost of Rs 5 crore on Thursday.

 

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