Foundation for 50,000 meals capacity kitchen

Friday, December 22nd, 2017

Mangaluru: The Akshaya Patra Foundation, an NGO headquartered in Bengaluru, known for fighting issues like hunger and malnutrition in India, will lay foundation stone for its mega kitchen to cook over 50,000 meals in Kodman village (behind Canara Engineering College) on Friday. Since 2000, the foundation helps fight hunger and bring children to school through […]

Dakshina Kannada embraces RNTCP to keep TB at bay in the district

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Mangaluru: Dakshina Kannada district on Tuesday embarked on implementing revised national tuberculosis control programme (RNTCP) where TB patients will be administered the Directly Observed Treatment Short (DOTS) medication daily rather than three times a week. Meenakshi Shantigodu, president, Dakshina Kannada Zilla Panchayat launched the RNTCP awareness drive under the aegis of department of health and […]

Grama Panchayath’s are showing laziness in implementation of Rozgar scheme: Meenakshi Shantigodu

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

Mangaluru: Dakshina Kannada ZP President Meenakshi Shantigodu said that grama panchayat and some departments are showing laziness in implementing NREGA Rozgar scheme. In a meeting held at ZP, Mangaluru on Monday she said that all the grama panchayath’s have directed to take minimum 50 individual works. “To do pro social works Rozgar scheme gives a […]