Mangaluru, Feb 18, 2019: Speaking after inaugurating Kavoor Market Complex, built at a cost of rs 4.85 crore, on February 17, Sunday; The Congress dominance in the Mangaluru City Corporation (MCC) has given room for the development of markets and drinking water supply, pointed out District In-charge Minister U T Khader.
Minister Khader said, “The MCC has been successful in providing basic facilities in Mangaluru. The work on Urwa Market too has been completed. The foundation will be laid for Kadri market shortly. The funds have been sanctioned for the Kankanady market as well, “ he said.
The minister said a drive to identify artificial flood prone areas in Mangaluru is being worked on. Measures will be taken to ensure easy flow of water in Rajakaluve during monsoon. The encroachments of the Rajakaluve will be cleared and the banks of the Rajakaluve will be strengthened. He said a sum of Rs 450 crore under second phase of ADB funded project will be utilised for strengthening water supply system in Mangaluru City Corporation areas.