Mangaluru, Oct 19: “Jappinamogaru area will be developed as a tourist spot that will be identified in international circles”, said MLA J R Lobo.
He was speaking after laying foundation stone for Rs 1.5 crores worth project of laying concrete on Jappinamogaru main road, approved by Public Works Department (PWD).
“A project report of Rs 2,000 crore has been sent to the government for the development of Mangaluru city,” he said.
Other projects for which ground breaking was held were laying of concrete from State Bank Circle to Old Port Circle at a cost of Rs 100 lacs, Jappinamogaru Bajal main road at a cost of Rs 150 lacs, Pumpwell to Padil (Kankanady railway station road) at a cost of Rs 200 lacs and development of Kallakatte road from Bajal Nanthoor costing Rs 30 lacs.
District youth congress president Mithun Rai, corporator J Surendra, Kankanady ‘B’ ward corporator Pravin Chandra, ward president Sudhakar J, Youth congress president Sunil Kumar Tandolike, entrepreneurs Herbert D’ Souza, Suresh, Sadananda Alva, Narayan Poojary, Mugeru Mane Keshava Angadimar, U Karunakar Shetty, Harishchandra Tandolike, Harish Shetty Tardolya, Seetharama Shetty, Ganesh Kumar Salian, Prakash Kothari, Krishna Shetty Bajehitlu, Dinesh Anchan, Shashidhar Shetty, Ganesh Shetty Guddeguthu, Navin Stevens, Denis D’ Silva, Neeraj Pal, Stany Alvares, PWD engineer Ravi Kumar and others were present.
Shailesh Bhandary welcomed. Kavita Krishna Shetty proposed vote of thanks. Deekshith Crasta and Keerthan Kumar compered the programme.