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MCC spent Rs 403.5 crores on developmental works in past 5 years : Mayor Bhasker Moily

MCC spent Rs 403.5 crores on developmental works in past 5 years : Mayor Bhasker Moily

Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, Feb 13, 2019: Mayor Bhasker Moily has informed that the  City Corporation has spent a  total of Rs 403.5 crores on various developmental works in the past five years.



Elaborating on the various   schemes undertaken by the MCC in the  past five years at a press meet at Circuit House on February 13, Wednesday the Mayor said  the MCC  would lay more emphasis on making 10 services online at the earliest.

On the steps taken to mitigate water problem during summer, he said  water is being stored at a height of six meters at the Thumbay vented dam  and added that five affected families have been provided compensation. At the same time, he added that  65 families are yet to receive compensation due to some technical glitches.

Referring to water projects undertaken by the MCC, he said  the government has sanctioned Rs 3.8 crores for the same. The Corporation on its part has spent Rs 3.87 crores and completed a total of 132 water projects, he added.

The Mayor stated that  134  houses   of G3 category each costing Rs 7.5 lakhs will be provided  for cleanliness workers of the Corporation. The MCC has completed construction of 32 houses, he said adding tender process is underway for the second phase works.

During the past five years, the Corporation  bagged the "Open-defecation free City" title twice apart from a national award for effective handling of solid waste, the Mayor informed.

K Mohammad, deputy mayor, Mohammad   Nazeer, MCC Commissioner, Praveen Chandra Alva, Standing Committee Chairman, Corporators Naveen D Souza and Shashidhar Hegde were present.

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