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Vachanas vital for building a better society: Mayor
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Vachanas vital for building a better society: Mayor

January 22, 2023

Mysore/Mysuru: Maintaining that Ambigara Chowdaiah and Vemana were very thoughtful Vachanakaras, Mayor Shivakumar opined that Vachanas are crucial for building a better society. He was speaking after inaugurating Nija Sharana Sri Ambigara Chowdaiah and Mahayogi Vemana Jayanti celebrations organised jointly by the District Administration and Kannada & Culture Department at Kalamandira here yesterday. Noting that…

Stinking spots pose healthy look, courtesy Mayor
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Stinking spots pose healthy look, courtesy Mayor

January 10, 2023

Mysore/Mysuru: Taking into cognisance, the unhygienic places that mar the beauty of Cultural Capital Mysuru, Mayor Shivakumar has come out with novel ideas to get rid of them. In a first step, wall painting, laying of footpath and cleaning of such stinking spots to create awareness against littering waste in public places have been taken…

Speeding vehicle damages heritage Chamaraja Circle
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Speeding vehicle damages heritage Chamaraja Circle

January 3, 2023

CCTV footage to be scanned to identify vehicle; driver to be booked for reckless driving Mysore/Mysuru: The heritage Chamaraja Wadiyar Circle on Albert Victor Road, facing Palace North Gate, built to commemorate the rule of Chamaraja Wadiyar X has suffered serious damages after an unidentified vehicle hit the Circle compound and damaged the lamp post…

Circle to be named after Jakanachari: Mayor
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Circle to be named after Jakanachari: Mayor

January 2, 2023

Mysuru: Mayor Shivakumar said that a Circle in Hebbal locality of the city will be named after Amarashilpi Jakanachari and that the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) will earmark grants for Vishwakarma community development in its Budget. He was speaking at Vishwakarma Sri Amarashilpi Jakanachari Jayanti celebration organised jointly by the District Administration and Kannada &…

Mayor inspects road works
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Mayor inspects road works

January 2, 2023

Following complaints that road development works undertaken by PWD from NIE Hostel till ISKCON Temple, Jayanagar, was going on at a snail’s pace, Mayor Shivakumar, along with MCC Zone-2 Zonal Commissioner, Developmental Officer and Engineers inspected the works this morning. The Mayor instructed the officials concerned to speed up the works and complete it within…

Mayor, MCC Commr. inspect overhead water tank works
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Mayor, MCC Commr. inspect overhead water tank works

December 23, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: Mayor Shivakumar, MCC Commissioner G. Lakshmikantha Reddy and officials yesterday visited Devanur Layout near Sathagalli and inspected the ongoing construction of the 15 lakh litres capacity overhead water tank. The work was taken up six months ago at a cost of Rs. 2.7 crore under MCC’s 15th Finance grant and the Mayor instructed the…

Hike rent on MCC outlets, shops; avoid sub-renting
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Hike rent on MCC outlets, shops; avoid sub-renting

December 20, 2022

Various suggestions on mopping up revenues aired at pre-budget meeting chaired by Mayor Shivakumar Mysore/Mysuru: The Mysuru City Corporation’s (MCC) pre-budget meeting held at the Old Council Hall under the Chairmanship of Mayor Shivakumar yesterday saw former Mayors, ex-Corporators and office-bearers of various trade and other commercial bodies coming up with several suggestions on tax…

Expedite road works on war-footing: Mayor
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Expedite road works on war-footing: Mayor

December 14, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: With the condition of city roads deteriorating by the day due to rains and other factors, Mayor Shivakumar asked the officials to take up road asphalting and pothole filling works soon after the unseasonal rains end. Speaking at a meeting with Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) officials and contractors at the MCC Old Council Hall…

Mayor’s maiden Council Meeting drowned in din
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Mayor’s maiden Council Meeting drowned in din

December 8, 2022

Corporators object to 10 to 15 mobile signal antenna booster poles in heritage zones Mysore/Mysuru: The first Council Meeting chaired by Mayor Shivakumar was drowned in disturbance and loud noise as Corporators objected to over 10 to 15 mobile signal antenna booster poles —for better reach and coverage — in heritage zones. The second issue…

Mayor led MCC team in Varanasi
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Mayor led MCC team in Varanasi

December 1, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru:  A 35-member team from Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) led by Mayor Shivakumar and comprising Deputy Mayor Dr. G. Roopa, Corporators and 4 MCC officers including Health Officer Dr. D.G. Nagaraj, Roopashri and Nandeesh, left Bengaluru for Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh on a study tour yesterday. The team left Bengaluru last evening and reached Varanasi…

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