Relief works to begin soon in drought hit Mangaluru, Bantwal taluks

07-02-2017
ud

Mangaluru: Once upon a time Tulu Nadu was a ‘land of rainfall’ with prosperity. Now the picture has been changed and both Mangaluru and Bantwal taluks of Tulu Nadu have included in the list of 160 drought hit taluks in the state.

Both taluks declared as drought hit based upon the guidelines issued by the union government.The declaration came on the basis of scarcity of rain fall, decline in under ground water level, dry weather and others. Both Bantwal and Mangaluru taluks have witnessed decline in rainfall and rain fall shortage is estimated at 75%.

During the season, September 01 to December 31, 2016, Mangaluru taluk received a rainfall of 75 mm against normal rainfall of 301 mm whereas Bantwal taluk witnessed only 91 mm against normal shower of 337 mm.

Speaking on the issue, Dakshina Kannada Deputy Commissioner Dr KG Jagadeesha said that, “both Mangaluru and Bantwal taluks have been included in the drought hit taluks of Karnataka. An emergency meeting of concerned authorities will be called to discuss the works to be completed on priority basis. Proposals for drought relief fund and other assistance from the government will be made after conducting detailed survey.”

 

Write your Comments on this Article

Disclaimer: Please write your correct name and email address. Kindly do not post any personal, abusive, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, discriminatory or unlawful or similar comments. Konkanworld.com will not be responsible for any defamatory message posted under this article. Please note that under 66A of the IT Act, sending offensive or menacing messages through electronic communication service and sending false messages to cheat, mislead or deceive people or to cause annoyance to them is punishable. It is obligatory on Konkanworld.com to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments, to the authority concerned upon request. Hence, sending offensive comments using Konkanworld.com will be purely at your own risk, and in no way will Konkanworld.com be held responsible. Similarly, Konkanworld.com reserves the right to edit / block / delete the messages without notice any content received from readers.

  • Konkan World
  • Stay Connected
  • Facebook Google+ Twitter YouTube

KONKAN WORLD offers accurate, up-to-date, a large collection of videos from KONKAN WORLD VIDEOS and indulge in fun you will not find else where!.
© Copyright 2014 Konkanworld media Inc