GPs must give importance to sanitation: Palemar

1:19 PM, Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

nirmala-gpMangalore: District-in-charge Minister Krishna J Palemar said that all Gram Panchayat’s must give importance to sanitation facilities.
Speaking after inaugurating the Karnataka State Sanitation Award for 2009-10 ceremony organized under the joint auspices of State Water and Sanitary Mission, Department of Rural Development and Panchayat Raj and Dakshina Kannada Zilla Panchayat at Nethravathi Auditorium on June20, Monday he said that in order to promote and create publicawareness on environment, the state government will introduce ‘environment award’ like sanitation award.
In the ceremony, DK Zilla Panchayat was awarded with the first placein state level for sanitation with the cash prize of Rs. 30 lakhs. Hosangadi taluk has bagged the state level, division level, district level and taluk level awards with a total prize amount of Rs 19 lakhs.
DK ZP president K T Shailaja Bhat, presided over the event. DeputySpeaker N Yogish Bhat and MLA B Ramanath Rai were present on the occasion.

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