KARNATAKA

Rs. 4.09 crore released for drinking water schemes

Staff Correspondent

Madikeri: The State Government has released Rs. 4.09 crore to Kodagu to tide over the drinking water crisis that can come up during 2007-08.

Kodagu Zilla Panchayat had submitted a proposal to the Government seeking Rs. 4.51 crore. Deputy Secretary of the zilla panchayat Zulfiqarulla has said that the funds would be utilised for carrying forward the projects in the rural areas of the district as well as educational institutions, according to an official release here on Tuesday.