Mangaluru, Jan 13, 2020: D. Vedavyasa Kamath, Mangaluru City South MLA, has said that Rs. 1.22-crore grant had been given for various development works for Kudroli ward as per the public’s demand after the Congress rule ended in the Mangaluru City Corporation (MCC).
In a statement here, Mr. Kamath said Rs. 60 lakh was released from the Minorities Welfare Department while Rs. 10 lakh was released for road-widening at Kambala Cross near the Protestant church.
Karbal Road was improved at a cost of Rs. 20 lakh, he said, adding that development works near Vishranthi Nilaya Church have got Rs. 20 lakh grant.
He said Rs. 10 lakh grant, released from natural calamity funds, will be used to repair the embankment of the stormwater drain from Barke to Automatrix Apartments. The Rs. 30 lakh grant given from the Chief Minister’s special grant would be used for the development of Alake market.
The MLA further said that Rs. 5 lakh was given for stormwater drain works, another Rs. 5 lakh for drain works at Kudroli, and Rs. 5 lakh for underground drainage works, out of the Rs. 15 lakh grants from the MCC common fund. Mr. Kamath said that Rs. 4 lakh was provided to address drinking water problem in the ward while Rs. 2.5 lakh was given to fix UGD pipeline issue at Kandathpalli.
Another Rs. 1.5 lakh was given for drinking water pipe linking work in Kudroli, he added. The MLA further said he has given Rs. 3 lakh for development works near G.T. Road Modapatla Dhoomavathi and Kallurti Panjruli Temple.