Raghavendra demands release of grants for the same

B.Y. Raghavendra, Shimoga MP, has urged Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda to complete the implementation of development projects in the district which were initiated by B.S. Yeddyurappa during his tenure as Chief Minister.

In a press release, Mr. Raghavendra has sought grants from Mr. Gowda for completion of these works in an expedited manner.

The work related to establishment of University of Agriculture Sciences in the city need to be accelerated by amending the University of Agriculture Sciences Act, and University of Horticulture Sciences Act.

On the outer ring road project in the city, he has urged the Chief Minister to release Rs 67 crore for land acquisition. The work related to construction of airport and Government Ayurvedic College on the city outskirts need to be expedited, he said.

The State Government has approved construction of a bridge across the backwater of Linganamakki reservoir to connect Kalasavalli village with Ambaragodlu at a cost of Rs 164 crore. Similarly, an amount of Rs 34 crore was earmarked to construct a bridge across Tunga River near Holalur village, and Rs 25 crore to construct a bridge across the backwater of Linganamakki reservoir near Bekkodi village.

Mr. Raghavendra has asked the Chief Minister to instruct the officials concerned to invite tenders for these works.

Mysore Paper Mills (MPM), a public sector enterprise, which is in incurring loss over the years, has been referred to the Board of Industrial Finance and Reconstruction (BIFR). Mr. Raghavendra has sought release of necessary funds to rejuvenate the company and to bring it back on the path of profit.

An amount of Rs 10 crore was allotted for developing a garden near Anjanapur reservoir, and Rs 8 crore for the implementation of Kachavi irrigation project in Sorab taluk. The works in this regard need to be commenced at the earliest, he said. In the press release Mr. Raghavendra has claimed that, he had also has written to Chief Minister in this regard.


  • MP seeks Rs. 67 crore for land acquisition for outer ring road project

  • Appeals to Chief Minister to instruct officials to invite tenders for various projects


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