Mangalore, June 14: It has been reported that drinking water supply project at Kinnigoli is in finishing stage and electrical and pipe line works have almost been completed.
Satyanarayan, Zilla panchayat engineering department head said in his address in the Zilla panchayat members meeting that drinking water supply at Kinnigoli is most likely to be inaugurated by the end of July, 2013.
He further said that government has sanctioned Rs 46.24 crore for the year 2013-2014 and pending works of last year will be completed on priority basis. The drinking water supply projects have been undertaken in different parts of the district, which are progressing and some projects are at the tendering stage, he added
Thereafter Dr K N Vijayprakash, ZP commissioner, who was present in the meeting, said in his address that as the endemic/contagious diseases are spreading at rapid speed every day, the Gram panchayat and Town Panchayat should give prominence towards cleanliness and tidiness in the area and to undertake appropriate preventive measures to tackle the menace, he added.
In this context, awareness about the hygienic/cleanliness part of the life to be created and vigil on the premises of hotels and restaurants and students hostels to be kept. Warning notice must be served on erring hotels, restaurants and hostels in the city .They must adhere to the rules and regulations governing the cleanliness/tidiness in their premises and violators should be strictly punished or to close the hotels and hostels. Under Vajpayee health insurance scheme, treatment for 422 different diseases is being given at Fr.Muller’s hospital, Kshem yenepoya specialty hospital and A J hospital.
O.Sreerangappa, District health and family welfare commissioner said in his speech that benefactors can avail the facilities of the above scheme.
RCH district health officer Dr Rukmini in Zilla panchayat meet informed the members that government has sanctioned Rs 100942899 to the district towards National Rural health Mission scheme and Rs 86800671 has already been spent and remaining balance amount of Rs 11985147 has been returned to the government