Tag: Mysuru District Administration

Airport expansion plan hits roadblock
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Airport expansion plan hits roadblock

July 8, 2019

Farmers demand Rs. 1.80 crore per acre hile officials offer Rs. 1.50 crore Mysuru: The Mysore Airport expansion plan has hit a fresh roadblock with farmers refusing to part with the land and demanding a higher compensation. The District Administration needs around 300 acres of land near Mandakalli on Mysuru-Nanjangud Highway for acquisition to expand…

Median Gardens add glitz to Chamundi Hill View Points
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Median Gardens add glitz to Chamundi Hill View Points

June 11, 2019

[Pics. by M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav] The View Points atop city’s landmark Chamundi Hill are beckoning tourists after the recent facelift, environment promotion and beautification works undertaken by a Non-Government Organisation since the last three months. The District Administration had constructed special protruding platforms at the two View Points on the way to the Hill and…

Lok Sabha Elections-2019: Polling tomorrow from 7 am to 6 pm
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Lok Sabha Elections-2019: Polling tomorrow from 7 am to 6 pm

April 17, 2019

Mysuru: With Mysuru-Kodagu Lok Sabha Constituency going to the polls along with 13 others in the first phase of polling (second phase in country) in the State tomorrow, the mustering was held at four centres for four Assembly segments of the city and at four other respective centres for two Assembly segments in the district…

Dist. Admin to set up six Ethnic Booths to attract tribal voters
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Dist. Admin to set up six Ethnic Booths to attract tribal voters

April 9, 2019

Mysuru: The Mysuru District Administration has decided to set up six Ethnic Booths at different places across Mysuru Lok Sabha constituency to attract tribal voters during this LS polls. The voting percentage in the previous Assembly polls had registered an increase of three percent in tribal areas and hilly dominated areas after such Booths were…

N.R. Choultry turns fortress
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N.R. Choultry turns fortress

March 13, 2019

Process of storing and booth-wise segregation of EVMs, VVPATs begins under strict vigil Mysuru: In its endeavour to conduct free, fair and transparent Lok Sabha elections, the Election Commission of India (ECI), through the Mysuru District Administration, has initiated innumerable measures and has set up different mechanisms and practices along with issuing of various instructions…

25 acres of lake land reclaimed
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25 acres of lake land reclaimed

January 25, 2019

Mysuru: The Mysuru District Administration on Jan. 23 reclaimed 25 acres of lake land that had been encroached upon by farmers at Vadakanakatte between Maddur and Kallahalli at Jayapura Hobli in Mysuru taluk. The land, spread on different survey numbers, had been originally allotted to the Irrigation Department to build a lake several years ago….

New ADC for Mysuru
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New ADC for Mysuru

January 18, 2019

Mysuru:  In a reshuffle of bureaucrats, senior KAS Officer B.R. Poornima has been appointed as the Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) of Mysuru District. She replaces T. Yogesh, who has been transferred. Daughter of renowned writer Besagarahalli Ramanna of Mandya district, B.R. Poornima is the sister of IPS Officer B.R. Ravikanthe Gowda, who is serving as…

Encroachment clearance drive at Doddakere
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Encroachment clearance drive at Doddakere

January 16, 2019

Tahsildar’s action illegal, says Residents Association Mysuru: The Doddakere Tank Bund Site Owners Welfare and Development Association has flayed the Mysuru District Administration’s move of ‘trespassing’ the Association’s land despite Court orders that had favoured the Association. On Jan.10, armed with earth movers, Mysuru Tahsildar had cleared the ‘encroached’ land at Survey Number 1 near…

Sakhi: Special PINK BOOTHS
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Sakhi: Special PINK BOOTHS

May 11, 2018

Mysuru: The Election Commission and the District Administration have set up special ‘Sakhi’, or ‘Pink’, polling booths for the election. These special booths will be staffed entirely by women – from the presiding officers to the micro-observers and security personnel. This is being done to attract more women to vote. The security deployed at such…

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