Mangaluru, Dec 10, 2019: The Government has sanctioned Rs 6 crores for the construction of Beary Bhavan, informed Beary Sahitya Academy President Rahim Uchhil.
Speaking to reporters on December 10, Tuesday at the Academy office, he said the Bhavan would come up on a 25 cents land at Neermarga. Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa will lay the foundation for the building in the days to come, he informed.
He said the Academy had placed a demand for Rs 8 crores for the Beary Academy. The Karnataka Border Area Development Authority has sanctioned Rs 6 cores of which Rs 3 crores has been released, he informed.
He said Beary will be included as an optional subject from sixth standard during the next academic year. He also said a World Beary Conference would be held next year.
Academy Registrar Poornima, Members Muraliraj, Surekha, Chanchalakshi and others were present.