NECF urged the government to withdraw Padil DC complex project

Saturday, June 10th, 2017

Mangaluru : The National Environment Care Foundation, a body of green activists, on Friday urged the government to withdraw from its decision to build a district office complex on 5.89 acres at Padil to save trees. Addressing press persons here, Shashidhar Shetty, convener of the foundation, said many trees would have to be cut for […]

Official team visits site proposed for district office complex

Saturday, June 18th, 2016

Mangaluru : A team of officials from the regional office of the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) headed by Chief Conservator of Forests Somashekar on Friday inspected the contentious 5.89 acres of area in Padil proposed for the construction of the district office complex. Green activist and advocate Suma Nayak had approached the National […]

Activist protest cutting of 386 trees for district office complex counstruction

Friday, May 20th, 2016
Tree Cuting

Mangaluru : Alleging that the district administration, instead of being benevolent towards citizens, is poised to make Mangaluru a green-free city, green activists recently asked the Deputy Commissioner to justify the decision for shifting the district office complex to Padil that entails the felling of 386 trees. They said that there are enough vacant spaces […]

Green Tribunal put hold felling of trees for proposed District office complex

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016
Padil DCO

Mangaluru : The Chennai Bench of the National Green Tribunal on Tuesday barred felling of trees at the proposed district office complex in Padil here till it considers an inspection report by the Chief Conservator of Forests of the Union Government based in Bengaluru. Posting the application filed by Mangaluru-based advocate Suma R. Nayak for […]

Chief Minister lay foundation stone for various development projects in Dakshinakannada

Friday, April 22nd, 2016

Mangaluru : Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said the demand for setting up a government medical college at the Wenlock Hospital in the city will be considered in the next year’s budget. Speaking after laying foundation stone for the construction of the district office complex, a new wing of Wenlock Hospital, an international standard swimming pool at […]

Residents oppose construction of district office complex in Padil

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015
Danial D Souza

Mangaluru : Residents and environmentalists have opposed the felling of trees in the wooded area of Karnataka Forest Industries Corporation for the proposed district office complex in Padil at the outskirts of the city. Daniel Tauro and three others have filed a writ petition challenging the November 14, 2014 government order of handing over 5.89 […]