MCC and STEM organized a workshop on City Development Plan

4:47 PM, Friday, February 4th, 2011

Mayor Rajani Dugganna, inaugurated the workshopMangalore : The Mangalore City Corporation in association with Symbiosis of Technology, Environment and Management (STEM) organized a workshop on Mangalore City Development Plan at Conference hall on Feb 4, Friday.
Mayor Rajani Dugganna, inaugurated the workshop on the occasion.
Dr K N VijayaprakashMCC Commissioner Dr K N Vijayaprakash briefed on the blue print of the City development plan and said that, the main objective of the workshop is being held to discuss the vision and mission of Mangalore City. The aim of the plan is to accomplish the mission.
Dr K N VijayaprakashHe also said that the city lacks the traffic management plan. We must aim to solve the noise, air and water problem. The poverty, slum and other thing present in our state will become the weaker section of the society.
workshop on City Development PlanMs Veena from STEM explained about the ble print of the city development of Mangalore Region and said that Mangalore is the largest city of the Coastal region with a population of 4.16 lakhs (census – 2001). The population of the city accounts to 57 percent of the district urban population and 69 percent of the taluk urban population.
workshop on City Development PlanShe also said that, the development of Mangalore has to be supported with adequate infrastructure development keeping in view the role of the city in future. The project for preparation of a City Development Plan for Mangalore is envisaged to promote and guide the future infrastructure development in the city in unison with the other developments proposed in the city.
workshop on City Development PlanSpeaking after identifying the demographic characteristic of Mangalore, she said that the population of Mangalore during the last three decades grew at an average annual rate of over 1.9 percent against the national average of 2.1 percent and state average of about 3.6 percent.
workshop on City Development PlanShe also said that in the current water supply projects Industrial and SEZ’s water demand is not taken care. At the consumer end there is no water quality monitoring system.
workshop on City Development PlanDr B M Hegde of STEM, Dr Aradhya, Keneth and others were present at the workshop.
workshop on City Development Plan

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