Remarkable development by MCC in the last five years: Mayor


Team Udayavani, Feb 13, 2019, 10:47 AM IST

Mangaluru: In the last five years, Mangaluru City Corporation (MCC) has witnessed remarkable development and a record sum of money was sanctioned for various projects, claimed Mayor Bhaskar Moily on Wednesday, February 13th.

“Under the scheme of 3rd town planning, the administration received Rs 87 crore and through this, the corporation completed 103 projects which cost Rs 82.02 crore. Under SFC scheme, the state government sanctioned Rs 67.43 crore and the corporation completed 387 projects by using Rs 66.68 crore,” informed Moily.

 “The corporation received Rs 3.8 crore from the state government for drinking water. The administration completed 132 water projects by spending Rs 3.87 crore,” said Moily.

“Under Amruth Yojana, both the union and state governments approved Rs 185 crore for MCC. It is a project of 50:20:30 share from the union, and state governments and corporation. Through this, the administration used Rs 148.42 crore for drainage system, Rs 31.01 crore for drinking water, Rs 4 crore for rain water drainage system and Rs 2 crore for development of parks,” he said.

“The administration has decided to provide G3 category houses for workers engaging in corporation’s cleaning programme of the city. As many as 134 workers will be benefited from it. Each house costs Rs 7.50 lakh. Already, 32 houses have been completed and the tender of second phase of work is under process. The corporation will build 2,322 houses for poor who do not have their own houses. The tender process has already been completed for construction of 600 houses at Idya village. The administration has planned construction of 930 houses at Padavu, 192 at Surathkal, and 600 houses at Tiruvail village,” informed the mayor.

“Along with various development projects, the corporation also bagged the title of ‘defecation-free’ city for two consecutive terms. For effective handling of solid waste management, MCC also won a national award. In the past five years, the administration successfully completed many projects in record time. Coordinating well with the state and union government agencies, MCC used the funds sanctioned in a better way. The support of people and officials is also remarkable,” he added.

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