‘Exercise franchise judiciously’

Monday, April 9th, 2018

Chikkamagaluru: Zilla Panchayat CEO C Sathyabhama called upon the voters to exercise franchise judiciously to strengthen the democracy. “It is our duty to elect representatives in the democratic setup. The right to exercise franchise should not be neglected,” she said. She was speaking at the voter awareness and EVM/VVPAT demonstration held at Nethaji Subhashchandra Bose […]

Bio gas units installed at 29 Government Hostels in DK

Friday, April 6th, 2018

Mangaluru: Around 29 Government hostels in the Dakshina Kannada district have installed Bio gas units. The units were installed with the help of MRPL and Zilla Panchayats. The units will use kitchen waste to produce gas. The unit was set up with the theme ‘Our Waste- Our Responsibility’ and is being carried out as a […]

Helping sexuality minorities and the physically challenged to vote

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

Mangaluru: The Dakshina Kannada Systematic Voters’ Education and Electoral Participation Committee will help physically challenged and sexuality minority voters to exercise their franchise in the Assembly elections, said M.R. Ravi, chairman of the committee and chief executive officer of Dakshina Kannada Zilla Panchayat. He told reporters on Monday that physically challenged voters would be provided […]

‘School Brigade’ gives a facelift to Ananthady govt school

Saturday, February 24th, 2018

Mangaluru: Dakshina Kannada Zilla Panchayat Higher Primary School at Ananthady in Bantwal taluk is a fine example of how a school can be developed with community participation. The school has completed centenary celebrations last December with better infrastructure facilities created by the local residents, teachers, old students, elected representatives and officials from the department of […]

NH work among other issues dominates ZP meeting

Saturday, February 24th, 2018

Mangaluru: The issues of problems due to widening of National Highway 66, vented dams and suspension of a senior geologist dominated the general body meeting of the Udupi Zilla Panchayat here on Thursday. Raising the issue, Gitanjali Suvarna, member, said that she had been repeatedly complaining about the improper widening works on the National Highway […]

Mangaluru celebrates Shivaji Jayanthi

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

Mangaluru: “Chatrapathi Shivaji Jayanthi” was celebrated in the city on Monday. The event was jointly organized by the district administration, Zilla Panchayat and Karnataka Kshatriya Maratha Parishat at Arya Maratha Bhavana, Jeppinamogaru. A grand procession was taken from Yekkur bus stop to Arya Maratha Bhavan before the function. Adreessing the gathering at the event, Mangaluru […]

Swachhata Abhiyan: Pandeshwar, service bus stand areas cleaned

Monday, January 22nd, 2018

Mangaluru: Ramakrishna Mission, during its 12th week of Swachhata Abhiyan drive on Sunday, undertook cleaning of the areas around Nehru Circle in Pandeshwar here. About 300 volunteers of Swachh Mangaluru team and employees of Corporation Bank head office were involved in the exercise. Some stepped into drains and cleaned them, while a few others spruced […]

Create awareness on consumer rights in schools, colleges: Madhwaraj

Friday, January 12th, 2018

Udupi: Pramod Madhwaraj, Minister of State for Fisheries, Youth Empowerment and Sports, said on Thursday that it was essential to create more awareness about consumer rights. He was speaking after inaugurating the National Consumer Rights Day function organised by the district administration, the zilla panchayat, and other organisations, here. Mr. Madhwaraj said that school and […]

Organic and millet exhibition at Kadri Park

Wednesday, December 20th, 2017

Mangaluru: As a prelude to the Organics and Millets International Trade Fair in Bengaluru, a district level exhibition and sale of organic products and millets will be held at Kadri Park in Mangaluru on December 23 and 24. Addressing reporters at Zilla Panchayat, ZP CEO Dr M R Ravi said that the event will be […]

Release of water to Varahi project canals sought

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

Udupi:The Udupi Zilla Panchayat on Tuesday directed the engineers of the Varahi Irrigation Project to release water to the canals as soon as possible so that farmers could benefit from it. Raising the issue at the monthly Karnataka Development Programme (KDP) meeting held at the Zilla Panchayat Hall here, Babu Shetty, chairman, Zilla Panchayat Standing […]

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