Mangaluru, Mar 31, 2017 : Various facilities provided to the disabled and the needy under the 24.10%, 7.25% and 3% funds were distributed at a function held at Town Hall on March 31, Friday under the aegis of the Mangaluru City Corporation. DK District in-charge Minister B Ramanatha Rai inaugurated the programme.
In his address, Rai lauded MCC for identifying deserving beneficiaries under the scheme and also stated that the government was doing its level best to strive for the welfare of the weak and the downtrodden in the society.
He also stated that elected representatives must place public interest above personal interests and have development as their sole agenda.
JR Lobo, Moidin Bava, MLAs, Gokuldas Nayak, Deputy Commissioner of MCC (Administration), Kavitha Sanil, Mayor , Mohammad Nazeer, MCC Commissioner, Shashidhar Hegde, former mayor, Sabitha Misquith, Appi, Corporators and others were present.
A total of 1,706 beneficiaries received facilities under various schemes on the occasion.