Mangaluru: Pachanady garbage dump landslide - Government releases Rs 14 crore


Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru (SP)

Mangaluru, Oct 22: Because of heavy rainfall, garbage of the city heaped at Pachanady had suffered landslide and huge amount of garbage had slid down to Mandara area, destroying houses, property and agricultural fields a year ago. The high court, when hearing a public interest litigation filed by Karnataka State Legal Services Authority, had ordered the government to permit the city corporation here to pledge its properties to raise loans towards disbursing the compensation due, which has been pending disbursement even after repeated promises.

The state government has since released Rs 14 crore towards disbursement of compensation to the affected families. This was stated by MLAs Dr Y Bharath Shetty and D Vedavyasa Kamath, in a release.


Pachanady garbage dump landslide (file photo)

MP Nalin Kumar Kateel and the MLAs had submitted a petition to the government to release Rs 20 crore, which is the estimated amount of the compensation, to people of Mandara area affected by the landslide.

The legislators stated that the government has released this amount out of SFC special grant for the year 2019-20. They recalled that a sum of Rs eight crore had been released in the past to make compensation payment to the affected people.

 

 

 

 

 

  

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  • Roshan Rodrigues, Mangalore

    Thu, Oct 22 2020

    Government Releases Rs 14 Crore.................
    What will be the next step..? distributing money themselves or giving to party fund inside called as election fund..?
    When work will start..? when it going to complete..? or More fund required...?

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  • Ronald D, Udupi

    Thu, Oct 22 2020

    Wish this Panchady Garbage dump woes will be solved ! Track record shows otherwise! It is nagging for many years....and we have seen several statements! Why their agenda can not include quick action???? Is this allowed in their propaganda?

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  • Jossey Saldanha, Mumbai

    Thu, Oct 22 2020

    Only B S Yeddyurappa can deliver Promises ...

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  • Mohan, Kudla kattada kori

    Thu, Oct 22 2020

    Like jumla man promises every election nd never fillfills
    Grt pm of india never seen in 60 yrs as per ovely devoted nationalist bhaktas.

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