Hostel mess: Another head rolls

The minister who paid a surprise visit to the women’s sports hostel in the city, took the officials to task for the low quality food supplied and lack of basic amenities being provided to the students. He told media persons that appropriate action will be taken against joint director. There are 23 sports hostels in the state. The hostels in Gulbarga, Shimoga and a few other places are providing good service to the students. In order to provide nutritional food to sportspersons, the daily allowance has been increased from Rs 100 to Rs 124. Stating that steps are being taken to improve sports, the Minister said that financial assistance has been provided for development of athletic synthetic track in Mysore, Mangalore and Gulbarga.

During a visit to the sports hostel on Monday night, the Minister had suspended hostel’s warden Rukmini for providing non-nutritious food to the athletes.
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