UDUPI: Higher education and Udupi district in-charge minister V S Acharya said issues regarding all round development of the district were discussed at the KDP ( Karnataka Development Programme) meeting on Saturday.
Briefing the media, he said that an external fishing harbour for fishing will be built on the eastern side of Maravanthe at an estimated cost of Rs 40 crore, which can accommodate 250 to 300 fishing boats.
A mini fishing harbour would be built in Alvegadde at Shiroorat at an estimated cost of Rs 7 crore. Administrative approval has been accorded for this project. A meeting will be convened at Bangaloreshortly to discuss the project on desilting and dredging works at Hejmadi, Malpe, Hangarukatte, Gangolli and Kundapur bunders.
The department has marked about 1,113 meters as acute areas in Udupi district which are prone to sea erosion. Boulders have been put at Udyavara-Padukere and in some areas in Kundapur taluk. The DC has sent a proposal of Rs 11.18 crore to contain sea erosion.
Acharya warned the public not become prey to private agencies who promise them government site and house by collecting funds on behalf of the government. Acharya warned Karnataka Pranthya Krishi Koolikarara Sangha which has been collecting a sum of Rs 50 from farmers.
On July 5 all elected representatives, including the CM, will visit a school in their constituency and spend an hour interacting with the children and faculty under a programme Shalegalalli Navu-Neevu. TOI