Tambralli Gram Panchayat in Hagari Bommanahalli taluk was adjudged the best and bagged the Gulbarga division-level Swarna Nairmalya, district-level Rajata Nairmalya and the Hagari Bommanahalli taluk-level Swachata Puraskar for cleanliness and sanitation.
Deputy Chief Minister K.S. Eshwarappa, who holds the portfolio of Rural Development and Panchayat Raj, gave away the awards at a function to launch the State-level ‘Swachata Utsav’ here on Monday.
The Tambrahalli Gram Panchayat was given a plaque and cash awards for best sanitation in Gulbarga division (Rs. 5 lakh), Bellary district (Rs. 3 lakh) and Hagari Bommanahalli taluk (Rs. 1 lakh).
The second prize at the district level was bagged by the Baggur Gram Panchayat in Siruguppa taluk, while the Nelludi Gram Panchayat in Bellary taluk bagged the third prize.
The gram panchayats of Hyrada in Hadagali taluk, Danapur-114 in Hospet taluk, Hire Hegdal in Kudligi taluk, Sanehalli and Bhujanganagar in Sandur taluk, and Srinagar Camp in Siruguppa taluk bagged the best sanitation award at the gram panchayat and village levels.
Government higher primary schools in Tambralli, Kappagal, Hyrada, Muraripur, Danapur, K. Ayyanahalli, Kannanayakanahalli and Chanaknur got taluk-level Swacha Shale award.
The anganwadi centres of Shantinagar in Bellary taluk, Hanakanahalli in Hadagali taluk, Srinagar Camp in Siruguppa taluk, Hanumanahalli in Hospet taluk, Hire Hegdal in Kudligi taluk, and Tambrahalli in Hagari Bommanahalli taluk were given Swacha Anganwadi award, along with a cash award of Rs. 10,000 each during the function organised for launch of the Utsav.