MCC to launch various projects on July 24
Mangaluru: Various projects will be inaugurated on July 24 said the Mayor of MCC Harinath in a press meet held at the Mayor’s chamber here, on July 20.
Addressing the mediapersons, Harinath said that a dining hall for the renovated Town Hall will be inaugurated on July 24. The total cost of the project is Rs 99.85 lakhs and the funds have been sanctioned under the 13 financial project.
A fully equipped market will be constructed at Alake. The total cost for the construction will be around Rs 1 crore. Rs 50 lakh will be provided during the first phase and the remaining amount will be sanctioned later during the second phase of the project.
Harinath also said that the priority would be given to the construction of the Kavoor Market this year at a cost of Rs 1 crore and the work will be completed in two phases. Kavoor Junction will be developed at a cost of Rs 1.5 crore. At present, public toilets will be constructed at a cost of Rs 12 lakh.
At Bunder – Kasaba Bazar, a ‘Snehi Vasati’, night shelter for the homeless, will be constructed and the foundation stone will be laid on July 24. The ground floor will be 504.25 sq mt in area. The total capacity of Snehi Vasati will be 180 people. 75 people in the ground floor and 105 people would be accommodated on the first floor.
Minister Roshan Baig will be inaugurating the projects. District minister in-charge Ramanath Rai, minister U T Khader MLA J R Lobo, MLA Moideen Bava, Chief Whip Ivan D’Souza, Deputy commissioner A B Ibrahim will be the guests of honour.
The chairperson of MCC Health committee Kavitha Sanil said that under the Swachh Bharath Mission, the MCC is constructing 34 toilets within the MCC limits. According to a survey conducted by the MCC, at present 339 families do not have toilets. Under the Swachh Bharath Mission, MCC will provide financial support to all the 339 families to build toilets.
She further said, “We have taken all measures to make Mangaluru a green and clean city. We will choose some wards for the first phase of our new project to make Mangaluru a public urination free city and extend this in all the 60 wards.” She urged the people to join hands with the MCC to make the city free of public urination.
If any family within the MCC limits does not have toilets, they are requested to fill an application in the MCC office to get financial help to construct the toilet. If anyone is found urinating in public, they can be reported to +0824 2220306.
MCC Commissioner Mohammed Nazir, former mayor Jacintha Alfred, Lancelot Pinto, Sashidhar Hagde, Appi and others were also present.