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Pramod Madhwaraj meets Union Minister; seeks release of pending grants

Pramod Madhwaraj meets Union Minister; seeks release of pending grants

Mangalore Today News Network

Udupi, Sept 24, 2016: Udupi District in-charge Minister and State Minister for Fisheries and Ports, Pramod Madhwaraj met Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare  Radha Mohan Singh in New Delhi on Thursday and sought  more grants for various projects pertaining to his department.

Pramod Madhwaraj meets Radha Mohan Singh

Pramod appealed to the Union minister to release the pending grant for fisheries port projects of the state and  also to continue with the  grants on a 75 :25 basis for various projects as in the past. He also appealed to the minister to hold a conference of fisheries ministers of coastal states in November or December.

The Union Minister assured to consider the demands as well as the suggestions put forth by the Karnataka Minister.

Devendra Chowdhury, Secretary of Union Animal Husbandry, Dairy Farming and Fisheries, Department, S R Umashanker General Secretary of Karnataka Animal Husbandry and Fisheries Department, S Veerappa Gowda, Fisheries Director, CK Murthi, Joint Director of Fisheries and others were present.

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Suhail, Udupi Sat, September-24-2016, 2:34
He actively takes part in the public interest.
Yasmin Rafia, Bendoewell Sat, September-24-2016, 2:16
Mr Madhwaraj has taken personnel interest in solving the problems of the people of Udupi
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