There is a need for more campaigning on family planning: M.R. Ravi

Thursday, July 12th, 2018

Mangaluru: Dakshina Kannada Zilla Panchayat Chief Executive Officer M.R. Ravi has said that there is a need for more campaigning on family planning in the district which has been ranked 29th in terms of people adopting family planning. Speaking at the Population Day at the Town Hall here on Wednesday, Mr. Ravi said that it […]

Avoid plastic material, packaged drinking water during government functions

Thursday, July 12th, 2018

Udupi: Dinakar Babu, president of the Udupi Zilla Panchayat, on Wednesday directed officers not to use plastic material, including packaged drinking water, during government functions in the district. He was chairing the monthly Karnataka Development Programme (KDP) meeting at the zilla panchayat (ZP), here. Mr. Babu said that he had written a letter in this […]

166 villages identified for Mission Antyodaya

Saturday, July 7th, 2018

Mangaluru: As many as 166 villages under 97 gram panchayats have been identified for implementing the Union government’s Mission Antyodaya scheme in Dakshina Kannada, according to M.R. Ravi, Chief Executive Officer of Dakshina Kannada Zilla Panchayat. It is basically a poverty alleviation programme by converging different schemes of the government. The scheme would be launched […]

‘Swaccha Gelathi’ campaign for woman begins in Zilla Panchayat

Saturday, June 23rd, 2018
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Mangaluru : Use sanitary pads for menstrual hygiene in scientifically.Three lakh women in the district who use sanitary pads for menstrual hygiene. Unfortunately, 38% of used pads are unscientifically disposed, said Zilla Panchayat Chief Executive Officer Dr M R Ravi. He was speaking during a workshop on the ‘Swaccha Gelathi’ campaign, meant for adolescent girls […]

PDOs urged to be sensitive to the needs of people

Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

Udupi: K. Raghupati Bhat, MLA, said on Monday that Panchayat Development Officers (PDOs) should be sensitive to the needs of the people while discharging their duties. He was speaking after inaugurating the foundation training programme for 50 newly-appointed PDOs, organised by the Department of Rural Development and Panchayat Raj, the Abdul Nazeer Sab State Institute […]

Western Ghats abuse is a poll issue

Friday, May 11th, 2018

Mangaluru: Abuse of the Western Ghats has turned out to be an issue for the first time in an Assembly election in Dakshina Kannada where campaigning ended on Thursday. Environmentalists took out a week-long campaign against the Yettinahole or the Netravathi diversion project, while the government called it an Integrated Drinking Water Project, highlighting all […]

‘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 […]

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