Eco-friendly measures being promoted in Udupi, says DC

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

Udupi: Priyanka Mary Franics, Deputy Commissioner, said on Tuesday that the administration had taken several steps to make Udupi, an environment-friendly district. She was speaking after flagging off a tableau on creating awareness on environment created by the Department of Forests to mark the World Environment Day celebrations here. Ms. Francis said that the administration […]

DC, SP visit Maoist affected areas in Udupi dist

Sunday, April 15th, 2018

Udupi : To ensure peace in the backdrop of the forthcoming Assembly elections, Deputy Commissioner Priyanka Mary Francis and Police Superintendent Lakshman Nimbargi visited Maoist affected areas in the district. Authorities visited the areas of Amasebailu, Jaddinagadde, Mandi Murukai, Hallihole, Jadkal and Mudur Udayanagara to verify the probable disturbances. Nimbargi assured tight security in the […]

DC approves route map for four-laning of NH 169

Thursday, January 11th, 2018

Mangaluru: Dakshina Kannada Deputy Commissioner has approved the final route map for fourlaning of NH 169 from Kulshekar-Moodbidri-Karkala. Based on the geographic condition of the region, NHAI has commenced its work on the road design. The 45-km stretch was pending for the past four years. Owing to pressure to change the alignment and restrict the […]

DC for better coordination among govt departments

Monday, October 23rd, 2017
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Mangaluru: Deputy Commissioner Priyanka Mary Francis said that coordination among different departments while discharging administrative duties is essential for the hassle-free administration. Speaking at the Police Martyrs’ Day programme organised at Chandu Maidan on Saturday, she said that escaping responsibilities by the departments will not yield better governance. There is a need to change the […]

Minister Khader instructs DC, Port Dept to probe barge case

Monday, June 5th, 2017
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Mangaluru : Minister for Food and Civil Supplies U T Khader said that he has ordered a probe into the failure of the firm working on the off-shore reef to inform the district administration on the incident of the barge. The minister, who is also the legislator from Ullal, has directed the Port Department and […]

Attack on DC : Govt employees stage protest

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017
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Udupi : The government employees in Udupi district, including the Udupi Deputy Commissiner, under the banner Karnataka State Government Employees’ Association, staged a protest in front of the deputy commissioner’s office. The protest was to condemning the attack on Deputy Commissioner Priyanka Mary Francis and Assistant Commissioner Shilpa Nag by sand mining mafia on post […]

T Venkatesh to replace Dr Vishal as new DC of Udupi

Friday, July 22nd, 2016

Udupi: T Venkatesh has been appointed as new Deputy Commissioner to Udupi district. He will replace Dr R Vishal’s place. At present he is serving as a revenue member of Karnataka Appellate Tribunal. He started his carrier in government offices in 1983. He was promoted as IAS officer in 2014. 55-years-old officer have a experience […]

M-Sand, a solution to construction woes:DC

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

Mangaluru: Manufactured sand – known as M-sand – can be an alternative to natural river sand, said Deputy Commissioner A B Ibrahim. Speaking at a meeting on M-sand here on Monday, he said that there was a huge gap between the demand and supply of sand in the state and the government was looking to […]

DC recommends action against Home Guards commandant

Friday, June 17th, 2016

Mangaluru : Dakshina Kannada Deputy Commissioner A B Ibrahim has recommended to the Director General of Police and Commandant General to initiate disciplinary action against District Home Guards Commandant Dr Muralee Mohan Choontharu. According to reports available with the recommendations were made by the deputy commissioner after the allegations made by Bernard D’Sa, former Home Guards unit […]

DC, MRPL officials visits Jokatte coke affected area

Friday, February 5th, 2016
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Mangaluru : Deputy Commissioner A.B. Ibrahim said on Thursday that a letter would be sent to the State government for the acquisition of land in Jokatte and Neermaje that are facing air pollution problems from Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited’s coke and sulphur recovery units. Talking to presspersons here after going around the affected areas […]

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