Mangalore, July 3: MP Nalin Kumar Kateel’s new office was inaugurated at DC’s office building here on Thursday, July 3. The inauguration was done by lighting the auspicious lamp by Swamy Nithyananda of Bandiyod along with former minister Krishna J Palemar, BJP district president Prathap Simha Nayak, ZP president Asha Thimmappa Gowda, DC A B Ibrahim and others.
“Every Tuesday I will be available in the office and will receive complaints from the public. People can directly meet me here,” said Nalin kumar speaking after the inauguration.
Talking on issues related to various proposed projects in the district, he said, “I have already written to the union minister to drop the Niddodi power project at the earliest, as it will have adverse effects on the agricultural lands in the surroundings. IT Park will be soon set up and more IT companies will be urged to step in to the district. SAZ (Special Agricultural Zones) will be brought into effect to encourage and support all agricultural developments.
“A proposal has been sent for setting up Konkan railway divison in Mangalore and intercity trains connecting Kasargod – Mangalore – Udupi and Mangalore – Subrahmanya, thus boosting the rail connectivity in the district,” he said.
MP Nalin Kumar also received his first memorandum on the occasion. Various leaders were present on the occasion.