Mangaluru: District Administration All Set to Hold ‘Makkala Habba’ at Pilikula

Mangaluru: The district administration is all set to hold Makkala Habba (Children’s festival), at Pilikula on November 14.


Deputy Commissioner A B Ibrahim said that 30,000 to 40,000 children will be taking part in the children’s festival. Arrangements have been made for parking of vehicles near the Entrance plaza. There will be eight counters for the entry of children and three information Centers will be put up. Ice cream and candy’s will be distributed to the children.

From Entrance plaza to Science Centre:

Distribution of coupons
Distribution of Caps/masks to the children
Separate stalls for girls, kids and boys
Procession of Children in Prime Minister’s, freedom fighters and National leaders dress
Band set by Sanidhya Special School children and other schools

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Science Centre

Heap of Ground nut in front of the Zoo Circle
Heap of Mundakki

Activities by Gopadkar – Creative kites, Masks, Origami etc

Treasure hunt
Robotics and automation

Visit to Science Galleries
Tharamandal and 3D shows (by surrendering coupons)

Zoo Circle to Amphitheatre (Towards Boating Centre)
Bouncing Castle (for small children)
Exhibition of Vintage cars
Exhibition of Vintage bikes
Doll dance

From Zoo Circle to Administrative block:

Market stalls
Tender Coconuts
Displays of local whistle techniques
Charmuri (puffed rice)
Face painting
Savayava Stalls
Urban Haat Ground
Fun games
Kids amusements
Slow cycle race
Cycle balance circus
Sand art activities

Science Centre: Photo gallery, Children can click their photographs in the background of
Vidhana Soudha
Eifel Tower
Mysuru Palace
Seven wonders
Burj Khalifa
India Gate

From Science Centre to Zoo Circle:

Children to pluck bananas hanging on the road side

Stage activities in Zoo Circle:
One act play
Comedy Circle
Street play

Amphitheatre (Opposite Manasa Water Park)
Heap of Chocolates
Traditional dances
Music concert
Folk dances

Two Information centers at Entrance plaza
First Aid facilities (with team of doctors):
Science Center – 01
Paramapara stall (Zoo Circle) -01
Urban Haat Centre – 02

Food counters

No. of counters – 19 (Lunch from 12.30 pm)
Entrance plaza (for drivers) – 01
Science Centre – 03
Amphitheatre -05
Urban Haat – 05
Office – 03 (One counter for Special children)
Additional counters -02


Entrance plaza
Science Centre
Zoo Circle
Amphitheatre (below Pilikula Restaurant)
Urban Haat
Administrative office
Opposite Administrative office

Other facilities

Adequate no. of purified water jars at different places
Sufficient no. of dust bins across Pilikula

Dept. of Women and child welfare: 600
Dept. of Education: 300
Scouts and guides: 300
Dept. of Tourism: 10 (Pravasi mithra)


Police Commissioner is requested for security
Parking area additional security guards arranged
Chief Fire Officer requested to deploy necessary team
Mock drill of fire service is also arranged
Special mobile team of Pilikula is organised to meet any possible situation

ADC Kumar, Prabhakar Sharma, Pradeep Kumar Kalkura, Roy Castelino, Khader Shah and others were also present.

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