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District In-Charge Minister Takes Action to Avert Water Shortages

With the impending summer season, Dinesh Gundu Rao, the district in-charge minister of Dakshina Kannada, has directed relevant authorities to take proactive steps to avert any potential shortage of drinking water. During a meeting convened at the DC office on Saturday, March 2, Dinesh stressed the importance of preparedness in addressing potential water scarcity issues. Although there are currently no reports of drinking water shortages in Dakshina Kannada district, the minister emphasized the need for the administration to be ready to handle any such situations that may arise in the future. Dinesh highlighted the satisfactory water levels in various minor dams across the district, with a focus on ensuring an ample supply of drinking water. To address any shortfall, contingency plans involve sourcing water from the AMR dam of Netravati, with anticipated cooperation from entities like MRPL and SEZ. Reassuring the public, the minister affirmed a commitment to maintaining an uninterrupted supply of drinking water. He mentioned a Rs. three crore grant allocated in the drought relief fund for Dakshina Kannada, with additional aid available if needed. Key officials, including Zilla Panchayat CEO Dr. K Anand, ADC Santhosh Kumar, Mangaluru City Corporation Commissioner Anand, and others, were in attendance during the meeting. With the impending summer season, Dinesh Gundu Rao, the district in-charge minister of Dakshina Kannada, has directed relevant authorities to take proactive steps to avert any potential shortage of drinking water. During a meeting convened at the DC office on Saturday, March 2, Dinesh stressed the importance of preparedness in addressing potential water scarcity issues. Although there are currently no reports of drinking water shortages in Dakshina Kannada district, the minister emphasized the need for the administration to be ready to handle any such situations that may arise in the future. Dinesh highlighted the satisfactory water levels in various minor dams across the district, with a focus on ensuring an ample supply of drinking water. To address any shortfall, contingency plans involve sourcing water from the AMR dam of Netravati, with anticipated cooperation from entities like MRPL and SEZ. Reassuring the public, the minister affirmed a commitment to maintaining an uninterrupted supply of drinking water. He mentioned a Rs. three crore grant allocated in the drought relief fund for Dakshina Kannada, with additional aid available if needed. Key officials, including Zilla Panchayat CEO Dr. K Anand, ADC Santhosh Kumar, Mangaluru City Corporation Commissioner Anand, and others, were in attendance during the meeting. Dakshina Kannada District Gears Up for Summer:
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With the impending summer season, Dinesh Gundu Rao, the district in-charge minister of Dakshina Kannada, has directed relevant authorities to take proactive steps to avert any potential shortage of drinking water.

During a meeting convened at the DC office on Saturday, March 2, Dinesh stressed the importance of preparedness in addressing potential water scarcity issues. Although there are currently no reports of drinking water shortages in Dakshina Kannada district, the minister emphasized the need for the administration to be ready to handle any such situations that may arise in the future.

Dinesh highlighted the satisfactory water levels in various minor dams across the district, with a focus on ensuring an ample supply of drinking water. To address any shortfall, contingency plans involve sourcing water from the AMR dam of Netravati, with anticipated cooperation from entities like MRPL and SEZ.

Reassuring the public, the minister affirmed a commitment to maintaining an uninterrupted supply of drinking water. He mentioned a Rs. three crore grant allocated in the drought relief fund for Dakshina Kannada, with additional aid available if needed.

Key officials, including Zilla Panchayat CEO Dr. K Anand, ADC Santhosh Kumar, Mangaluru City Corporation Commissioner Anand, and others, were in attendance during the meeting.

 

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