vented dams were being constructed to improve irrigation facilities: C.S. Puttaraju

Saturday, September 15th, 2018

Udupi: Minister for Minor Irrigation C.S. Puttaraju said on Friday that his department would design the new vented dams in such a manner that they would allow light vehicles to travel on it. He was chairing a review meeting of the Department of Minor Irrigation and Groundwater Development at the Deputy Commissioner’s Office. Mr. Puttaraju […]

‘5 villages in M’luru constituency selected for Niranthara Jyothi scheme’

Monday, August 14th, 2017
ut khadera

Mangaluru : Minister for Food and Civil Supplies, who is also MLA of Mangaluru constituency, said that the state government has sanctioned Rs 10 crore for road works and other development programmes in the constituency. Briefing reporters here on Sunday, he said that he has also submitted a proposal seeking additional Rs 10 crore for […]

Construct maximum number of check dams to the river: Rai

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016
Ramanatha Rai

Mangaluru: “Construct check dams in many places and implement ‘Paschima Vahini’ project as a solution for water scarcity. So that the ground water level also gets increased,” said district in-charge Minister Ramanath Rai. He was speaking in a meeting held at DC office on Tuesday. “25-30 check dams should be constructed to all the rivers […]

Govt will hold talks with DC’s regarding ‘Paschima vahini’: Ivan D’souza

Saturday, August 6th, 2016
Ivan D Souza

Mangaluru: “The government has decided to implement the ‘Paschima vahini’ project and it will soon hold talk with the Deputy Commissioners of Udupi and Dakshina Kannada district,” said Chief Whip of the government at Legislative Assembly, Ivan D’Souza. Addressing to the press reporters on Saturday at his office he said that no developments were seen […]

Funds to be sought for Paschima Vahini

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

Mangaluru : District in-charge Minister B. Ramanath Rai said here on Tuesday that he would meet Chief Minister Siddaramaiah soon and seek, among others, funds for the proposed Paschima Vahini project in Dakshina Kannada. The project involves constructing a series of check-dams at different points along major rivers in the district for recharging ground water. […]