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LED bulbs to brighten up city streets
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LED bulbs to brighten up city streets

September 16, 2020

State Cabinet approves pilot project for Mysuru city worth Rs. 109 crore Cash-strapped MCC can achieve energy efficiency and save Rs. 58 crore annually    Mysore/Mysuru: If everything goes as per plans, Mysuru city will soon sport energy-efficient LED bulb streetlights. Apart from being economical, the LED streetlight project will save the cash-strapped Mysuru City Corporation…

New IT policy aims to create 60 lakh plus jobs in next five years
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New IT policy aims to create 60 lakh plus jobs in next five years

September 6, 2020

Bengaluru: Information Technology Policy for the period 2020-25 is aiming at generating 60 lakh plus direct and indirect employment in the State in next five years. The draft policy was approved in the State Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa here on Sept. 3. Briefing reporters after the meeting, Law and Parliamentary Affairs…

KSOU gets exclusive rights  over distance education
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KSOU gets exclusive rights over distance education

June 12, 2020

State Cabinet takes significant decision to boost Mysuru-based Open University’s prospects University of Mysore to stop distance courses from next academic year Bengaluru/Mysuru: In a major policy decision, the Karnataka Cabinet yesterday resolved to have Mysuru-based Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) as the only and exclusive distance education provider among State-run Universities. The KSOU has…

Cabinet approves amendment to APMC Act
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Cabinet approves amendment to APMC Act

May 16, 2020

Bengaluru: In a crucial decision that is aimed at allowing private markets for farmers, the Karnataka Cabinet on Thursday approved an ordinance that removes restrictions on the sale of agricultural produce, thereby allowing private players to set up trade markets where farmers can sell. Announcing this at a press meet here recently, Law Minster J.C….

State Cabinet revs up Real Estate Sector
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State Cabinet revs up Real Estate Sector

May 15, 2020

Approves amendment to Karnataka Town and Country Planning Act to develop Layouts in phases Mysore/Mysuru: In a move aimed at revving up the Real Estate Sector in State, the Karnataka Cabinet on Thursday passed an amendment to Karnataka Town and Country Planning Act to grant approval of development of Layouts in different phases. Earlier, it…

Emergency Cabinet meet on lockdown exit strategy
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Emergency Cabinet meet on lockdown exit strategy

April 9, 2020

Ministers recommend extension of lockdown; State to follow Centre’s directive Bengaluru: The Karnataka Cabinet, in its emergency meeting held this morning,  discussed the report submitted by the Task Force led by Cardiologist Dr. Devi Shetty that has recommended continuation of lockdown measures in COVID-19 hotspots and closure of all educational institutions in State till May…

10 Ministers sworn-in
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10 Ministers sworn-in

February 6, 2020

Mandya gets its first-ever BJP Minister K.C. Narayanagowda Bengaluru: Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa inducted 10 BJP MLAs to his six-month-old Cabinet at a glittering ceremony held inside the Glass House of Raj Bhavan in Bengaluru this morning. They are among the 17 Congress-JD(S) MLAs who defected last year. The much-delayed expansion came almost two-months after…

Intense Lobbying for plum Cabinet berths
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Intense Lobbying for plum Cabinet berths

February 3, 2020

CM Yediyurappa under pressure from miffed BJP seniors wanting to be Ministers Bengaluru: Intense lobbying has began for plum Cabinet portfolios just hours after Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa announced yesterday that his six-month-old Cabinet will be expanded on Thursday, Feb. 6.  Several leaders are making a beeline to the CM’s Dhavalagiri residence in Bengaluru’s Dollar’s…

Priority for Kannadigas in private sector jobs
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Priority for Kannadigas in private sector jobs

November 2, 2019

Bengaluru: The Karnataka Cabinet on Thursday decided to direct all private investors in the State to reserve Group C and D jobs for Kannadigas. Group C and D jobs basically include clerical, floor-level jobs and attendants.  Law Minister J.C. Madhuswamy said that the new policy of job reservation in private sector will be applicable for…

District Ministers appointed
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District Ministers appointed

September 17, 2019

Bengaluru: Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa announced the list of District in-charge Ministers here yesterday. Though it was speculated that Deputy CM Dr. C.N Ashwath Narayan would be named as Bengaluru Urban District In-charge Minister, CM Yediyurappa retained the district with him.  The appointment of District Ministers has been made with utmost care considering the alleged…

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