Commissioner Mysore City Corporation K.S. Raykar clarified to the district in-charge Minister Suresh Kumar that the practice of carrying night soil did not exist in Mysore. Mr. Raykar explained to the Minister during a video conference conducted to review progress of seven city corporations in the State.

Cleaning of sewage drains had been mechanised. Under the educational programmes for the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, Rs. 16.17 crore had been spent this year, he said. — Special Correspondent