Chief minister visits worst affected areas in Ullal

Wednesday, July 13th, 2022

Mangaluru : “We have asked an agency to test a new technology – sea wave breaker – in a kilometre along the shoreline. We will see the effectiveness of the new technology and take a call on it,” said the CM Basavaraj Bommai at Ullal. He was speaking to reporters after visiting Battapady, one of […]

Jala Siri scheme to get approval in the next council meeting

Sunday, September 17th, 2017
mcc mayor

Mangaluru : The Mangaluru City Corporation has decided to discuss  the Jala Siri scheme under tranche II of ADB funded project in detail and get approval in the next council meeting of the corporation. The project envisions to supply round-the-clock water to citizens. The project has been prepared keeping in mind the population of the […]

Thumbe vented dam: MCC to give Rs 3 crore compensation to 18 farmers

Friday, December 9th, 2016
Thumbe vented dam

Mangaluru: Mangaluru City Corporation has decided to pay Rs 3 crore as compensation to 18 farmers whose land would be partially submerged once water at the new Thumbe vented dam was stored at up to 5 meters. Mohammed Nazir, Commissioner addressing the Karnataka Development Programme Review Committee meeting said that the survey on the land […]

Illegal water tapping continues unabated

Monday, November 14th, 2016
Illegal water

Mangaluru: Illegal tapping of water from two main pipelines supplying water to the city from Thumbe vented dam continues unabated with Mangaluru City Corporation officials detecting seven such connections and disconnecting them five days ago. Sources in the corporation told The Hindu that five illegal connections were found and disconnected at Arkula. As many as […]

ADB and Amrit projects are elixir of the city: MLA Lobo

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016
ADB and Amrit projects

Mangaluru: “Second phase ADB and Amrith project has helped for the integrated development of the city. MCC will receive an aid of nearly Rs 500 crore from these two projects,” said MLA J R Lobo. He was speaking after inaugurating the new concrete road from Bejai main road to KMC Hospital jointly constructed by MCC […]

MCC to take over UGD system from Kudcemp

Friday, July 31st, 2015
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Mangaluru : The Council of the Mangaluru City Corporation has decided to take charge of UGD system, taken up under the first phase of Kudcemp project and funded by Asian Development Bank (ADB), for its future maintenance. It will also write to the State government seeking funds to complete the pending work, under the first […]

Foundation laid for seven road projects

Monday, July 27th, 2015

Mangaluru : Foundations were laid for seven road projects worth Rs 16.70 crore in Mangaluru on Monday. The roads are being developed under first and second phase of Nagarothana project and under SFC grant. The roads to be concreted are Konchadi- Kavoor stretch (690 metre length, 8 metre width) worth Rs 2 crore, Bondel-Pacchanadi road (510 […]

Karnataka Bank agriculture business to see 18.84% growth

Wednesday, June 10th, 2015
Karnataka Bank

Mangaluru : “Karnataka bank is all set to have an agriculture advance portfolio of Rs 6,115 crore by March 2016, with an annual growth rate of 18.84 per cent. At present, bank has 10 Agriculture Development Branches (ADB), 142 Green Branches and 52 Agriculture Field Officers (AFOs) as dedicated resources for branches to ensure hassle […]

Chief Electrical Inspectorate Office to come up in city

Saturday, March 1st, 2014

Mangalore: The State government has sanctioned an Office of the Chief Electrical Inspectorate to the city, said J.R. Lobo, MLA, Mangalore City South. He said that the Indo-German High Skill Institute, which had been sanctioned to Mangalore and later shifted to Bellary, has been restored to the Port City. In a public interaction meeting at […]

Mahabaleshwar Bhat promoted Chief General Manager of Karnataka Bank

Saturday, August 31st, 2013

Mangalore : Karnataka Bank, a premier private sector bank of India with its headquarters in Mangalore  has MS Mahabaleshwar Bhat as its new  Chief General Manager. Bhat who is a post graduate in Agricultural Sciences, Bhat  has vast experience in the banking field, both at operational and administrative levels. He is also a Certified Associate […]