Mangalore, June 30: For the benefit of cancer patients an agreement between institute of Oncology group and yenepoya university has been signed at Yenepoya college auditorium by Dr Suresh Rao, Mangalore institute of Oncology and Dr Jalaluddin Akbar.
U T Khader said in his address that this is a function of agreement and due to this agreement by two institutions, there are hundreds of poor and weaker section of the society will be benefitted. These two institutions have come forward to help common people with regard to their health and let this dream become reality.
Besides he also said that people must get benefit from these two institutions and government is thriving to build healthy society. Main purpose of government is, healthy society. Now sale of Gutka has been banned in the state. This decision has been taken by Chief Minister and because of this decision, society will be benefitted, he said
In order to prevent anemia, every week iodine tables are being provided to each school and due to this project, complete anemia can be controlled he informed.
Thereafter Ramanatha Rai, minister for forest, ecology and environment said in his address that people of the district must be proud to have well reputed, renowned surgeons and doctors are there in our district. Before it was one disease, one doctor but now trend has changed now and we see many facilities in the hospital.
With this signing of agreement, poor and weaker section of the society will be benefitted. These two institutions are working in that angle and there are many people are affected by cancer. In view of preventing this dreadful disease this agreement has been signed by these two institutions, he said.
On behalf of yenepoya Medical College a cheque for Rs 5 lakh has been handed over to Ramanatha Rai towards Uttarkhanda flood relief fund. At the end of the programe ministers have been felicitated.
Abdul Kunhi, Chancellor of yenepoya University has presided over the function.Dr Jeelani, yenepoya Medical college,Dr Jalaluddin,Director of institute of Oncology,Dr y Sanath Hegde,Dr Janardhan Konaje,Dr Suresh Rao,Dr Chandra Mohan were on the dais.
Nuisance of Elephant, Construction of elephant corridor: minister Rai
Addressing the media reporters, forest minister Rai said in his address that in the increasing number of elephant nuisance, government has decided to construct elephant corridor to escape from the elephant trouble. Task force have been formed by high court.
In view of finishing in stipulated time, by taking three years, solar bunting and formation of trenches, collision between men and elephant will be minimized.
Generally, whenever elephants are facing problem of food and drinking water, they move towards inhabited region. When they get lost or wavered, they miss their route and go to some other route. Absence of corridors will create problem, he added.
Government has decided to erect sign boards, where elephant nuisances are more.
He further said that Karnataka is the only one state, where it gives Rs 5 lakh to those who dies due to elephant nuisance and no other state will give this much ,he said.
He also said that one meeting will be held consisting of MLAs,
Report by: Nishmitha Bekal