Korlapati takes charge as Deputy Commissioner of Udupi

Friday, February 8th, 2019

Udupi : Hephsiba Rani Korlapati took charge as the Deputy Commissioner of Udupi district at the District Offices Complex here on Thursday. Priyanka Mary Francis, who has been transferred as Director of Tourism, Bengaluru, handed over the charge to Ms. Korlapati. An IAS officer of the 2011 batch, Ms. Korlapati completed her graduation at College […]

Kannada language as mother tongue has unique culture: Priyanka Mary

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

Udupi: Kannada Nadu which came into existence with the intergration of areas having Kannada language as mother tongue has unique culture, art and heritage, said Deputy Commissioner (DC) of the district, Priyanka Mary Francis after inaugurating a programme organized at Mahatma Gandhi open air theatre at Beedinagudde here by the district administration to celebrate Kannada […]

Govt land around ports to be developed to promote tourism: Priyanka Mary

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

Udupi: The government land in and around the ports will be developed by ensuring basic infrastructure facilities to promote tourism in the district, said Udupi DC Priyanka Mary Francis on Tuesday, October 30th. The DC directed the officials to identify such areas. The identified land will be given on lease for the promotion of tourism, […]

Sand mining row: Not under any political pressure: Priyanka Mary

Saturday, October 27th, 2018

Udupi: Udupi Deputy Commissioner Priyanka Mary Francis has said that she was not under any political pressure owing to the sand mining row that has rocked the district. Priyanka Mary …Speaking to media men at the DC office, she said she was committed to adhere to the NGT guidelines on the issue. She said caution […]

Sand extraction in non-CRZ areas to begin in a week: Priyanka Mary

Saturday, October 13th, 2018

Udupi: Addressing a press meet here on Friday October 12, deputy commissioner of the district, Priyanka Mary Francis, stated that sand extraction in non-coastal regulatory zone (CRZ) areas in the district is expected to begin in a week. At the same time, she said it might take some time for sand mining to begin in […]

Private hospitals should display rates of treatment: Priyanka Mary

Saturday, October 6th, 2018

Udupi: Deputy Commissioner of Udupi, Priyanka Mary Francis has asked private hospitals to clearly display their rates for treatment. She was speaking in a meeting of various health department committees held in her office auditorium on Friday, October 5. She said that even after orders to display the rates in a prominent place in hospitals, […]

Central team visits Udupi to assess rain damage

Friday, September 14th, 2018

Udupi: A team of senior officers deputed by the Union government to study rain damage visited various places in Udupi district on Wednesday. The district received heavy rains in the last three months. The team came from Mangaluru to Karkala. Priyanka Mary Francis, Deputy Commissioner, accompanied the team. They inspected damaged roads, buildings, basic infrastructure […]

Protest against toll collection at Hejmady

Friday, August 17th, 2018

Udupi: A large number of people and various organisations staged a protest against collection of toll from local vehicles at the toll plazas at Hejmady and Sasthan in Udupi district for about a couple of hours on Thursday. The staff at the two toll plazas began collecting toll for local vehicles from Thursday morning under […]

Man goes missing in Varahi canal

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

Udupi: A man went missing in the Varahi river canal, while over 60 houses were damaged and several fields and plantations were destroyed owing to heavy rain accompanied by winds across Udupi district on Tuesday. Priyanka Mary Francis, Deputy Commissioner, told that Shankar Poojary, 50, was washed away in the Varahi waters at Siddapura village […]

Dept start selecting beneficiaries in a transparent manner: Priyanka Mary

Thursday, July 26th, 2018

Udupi: Deputy Commissioner Priyanka Mary Francis said on Wednesday that all departments should meet their targets in selecting beneficiaries under the Special Component Plan and Tribal Sub Plan for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes. The selection of beneficiaries should be done in a transparent manner, she said. She was chairing a review meeting on the […]