Tag: Kodagu district administration

Landslides, quakes in Kodagu: PIL questions State inaction
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Landslides, quakes in Kodagu: PIL questions State inaction

July 25, 2022

District Administration has to be blamed for commercialisation of eco-sensitive region: Petitioner Mysore/Mysuru: The Karnataka High Court has ordered the issuance of notices to Kodagu District Administration and the State Government on a petition that seeks the establishment of a dedicated and exclusive team to study the repeated landslides and earthquakes in Kodagu District. Social…

Experts inspect cracks on Ramakolli Hills in Madikeri
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Experts inspect cracks on Ramakolli Hills in Madikeri

July 24, 2022

Thick fog, heavy rains hamper detailed inspection Madikeri: Senior geologists and experts from the Kodagu District Disaster Management team and National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel on Friday visited Ramakolli Hills and other hilly areas of Second Monnangeri in Madikeri which have developed cracks due to heavy rains. Villagers and residents have expressed concern over…

Dubare hanging bridge project shelved
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Dubare hanging bridge project shelved

July 30, 2021

Kushalnagar: The Kodagu District Administration has shelved the ambitious project of constructing a hanging bridge at Dubare that was originally planned to be 110 metres in length and having a width of 1.8 metres. The funds that were sanctioned for the project have been withdrawn and it has been used for COVID relief. The proposal…

Ban on tourist stay in Kodagu till July 5
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Ban on tourist stay in Kodagu till July 5

July 1, 2021

Entry of migrants allowed after hand-stamping; estate owners to take their full responsibility Madikeri/Kushalnagar: Following an uproar against the free movement of tourists from various destinations into Kodagu spreading COVID infections, the District Administration has clarified that the stay of tourists in home stays, resorts, star hotels and lodges is totally banned till July 5…

Strict surveillance at all Kodagu borders
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Strict surveillance at all Kodagu borders

June 30, 2021

Despite stringent measures tourists come unabated, proving a headache to the Police, health staff Kushalnagar/Madikeri: In an effort to contain the number of COVID-19 cases, the Kodagu District Administration, in accordance with the State Government guidelines, has begun stringent checking at borders and all the tourists, general public and other travellers towards Mangaluru from Mysuru…

NDRF conducts mock rescue, emergency operations in Kodagu
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NDRF conducts mock rescue, emergency operations in Kodagu

February 25, 2021

Madikeri: The Kodagu District Administration, along with National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and emergency teams, recently conducted a mock rescue operation at Gajagiri Hill in Talacauvery towards getting acquainted with adverse situations during landslides and floods. Two houses at the foot of Gajagiri Hill with its five residents, including the Chief Priest of the Talacauvery…

Kodagu District Administration braces up for Monsoon
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Kodagu District Administration braces up for Monsoon

May 28, 2020

Madikeri: With monsoon set to arrive in the district next week and the havoc caused by monsoon rains in 2018 and 2019 still fresh in memory, the Kodagu District Administration is bracing itself to prevent any possible havoc that may be caused during the forthcoming monsoon. Explaining the measures that have been taken for effective…

Kodagu gears up for monsoon
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Kodagu gears up for monsoon

May 5, 2019

Madikeri:  Kodagu District Administration has geared up itself and has cautioned people about possible landslips during the monsoon season this year also and take precautionary measures to mitigate its impact. Karnataka Principal Secretary of Revenue Department (Disaster Management) Rajkumar Khatri on Friday took stock of the ground situation in the district following last year’s devastation…

Kodagu district administration bans Disaster Tourism
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Kodagu district administration bans Disaster Tourism

August 27, 2018

Madikeri: With a large number of people visiting flood and landslip-hit areas in Kodagu district following the recent natural calamity, the district administration has ordered a crackdown on ‘Disaster Tourism.’ Earlier this month, following landslides and floods caused by incessant rains, the district administration had imposed a ban on tourist entry to Kodagu, while also…

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