Rs. 25 crore for job scheme in Gulbarga

Special Correspondent

GULBARGA: The Union Government has released Rs. 25 crore to Gulbarga district for implementation of the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme for 2007-08.

Chief Executive Officer of Gulbarga Zilla Panchayat P.C. Jaffer said this at a Karnataka Development Programme review meeting chaired by zilla panchayat president Saibanna Neelappagol here on Tuesday.

Mr. Jaffer said the Government would release its share in the job scheme soon.

Mr. Neelappagol directed Health Department officials to launch a public awareness campaign to make people use clean drinking water as a precautionary measure against outbreak of cholera and gastroenteritis.

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