Action regarding sand issue in a couple of days: Dr Jayamala

Team Udayavani, Mar 7, 2019, 8:22 AM IST

Udupi: Within a couple of days, the deputy commissioner will take action regarding the sand issue in the district as the election model code of conduct will come into effect soon after the announcement of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, informed in-charge minister Dr Jayamala.

After the quarterly KDF meeting on Wed

Speaking at the press conference the minister said, “8 sand blocks under CRZ have received approval for mining. The decision will be taken at the district committee meeting. Of the 30 sand blocks in the non-CRZ areas, 7 will be used for government projects. 23 sand blocks are undergoing auctioning. The sand must be emptied before the monsoons. Information regarding the sand inventory and prices must be provided to the public. Discussions have taken place regarding the provision of sand to the eligible,” said the minister.

“We will call a meeting regarding sand mining in CRZ areas. We will conduct live bidding for sand mining at non-CRZ areas,” informed Hephsiba Rani Korlapati, deputy commissioner.

Solution for Kole Roga

“Compensation has been provided to 6,253 farmers whose areca nut farms were affected by Kole roga. We have already notified to conduct the task force meeting immediately in connection to take care of the drinking water problem that may arise due to the summer season. 19 vented dams have been completed by the Small Irrigation Department. 8 are in progress. We have directed the repair of the broken down dialysis machine at Kundapur hospital, “she said.

50 acres of land reserved for theme park

“It has been decided to reserve 50 acres of land in Karkala for Koti Chennaya theme park. Earlier, there was 110 acres of land belonging to the Horticulture Department here. Now, it has been reduced after being provided to various departments. We have informed to set aside 15 acres of land there for the implementation of the kids toy train plan. The Book Park and Sound and Light facility will be set up here. Food Court, restrooms and other basic infrastructure will be provided here thereby taking action to make it tourism attractive,” she informed.

Endo: Meeting in Kundapur

“Joint meetings will be held in Kasaragod, Uttara Kannada, Udupi and Dakshina Kannada regarding the Endosulfan problem. It has been decided to conduct another analysis through scientists. It is our aim to fine the erring companies,” informed the minister.

When the reports pointed out that there are still many victims in Kundapur taluk and because of the indifference of the Health Department, they have not been included into the package, the minister replied, “I’ll call a meeting in Kundapur.”

Assistance to oppressed women

“Rehabilitation cells for women have been opened in all the 30 districts of the state and Rs 11.5 crore has been released for this. This is the first of its kind programme in India. There are around 1 lakh oppressed women in the state. Skill development centres will be conducted for such victims in the district,” she said.

Meeting with sugar minister

When the reporters asked about the sugar factory the minister replied, “Meetings are being conducted regarding the sugar factory. The sugar minister had said that a state level meeting must be conducted by Mar 10th. It is difficult to conduct now. The meeting will be conducted in 10-15 days,” informed the minister.

Demand for service road on NH

“We had recommended the requirement of 11 new service roads along the national highway. I had notified to conduct a meeting for its swift implementation. The meeting decided to quickly complete the work on the creation of bore wells and wells under the Ganga Kalyan scheme of the backwards and minorities limited, “informed Jayamala.

Baje cultivators issue: No discussion!

When the reports asked on what decision has been taken regarding the non-provision of water for cultivators in Baje dam area after the cultivators took to protest on the issue, the minister replied, “No discussion has been conducted in this regard. You have just brought it to my notice. I will look into it. The issue can be informed to the DC as well. I’ll inform,” said the minister.

Earlier to this MLA Lalaji Mendon had said,” Discussion has been held on Baje issue. No action has been taken. Because of this, work on Kurkalu dam is being delayed,” informed the MLA to the reporters.

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