Bengaluru, Oct 17: Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa on Thursday, Oct 17 instructed Deputy Commissioners to give priority to implementing welfare schemes, including Sandhya Suraksha, and maintaining the law and order in districts.
The Chief Minister held a videoconference with deputy commissioners of Dakshina Kannada, Mysore, Udupi and Shimoga districts and instructed them to take steps to distribute ration cards to below poverty line (BPL) families before October 31.
The deputy commissioners told the Chief Minister that there was no law and order problem in their districts.
Dakshina Kannada Deputy Commissioner M. Maheshwar Rao sought more Home Guards for maintaining communal harmony in the district. The Chief Minster, who spoke to the police officials, agreed to sanction 100 Home Guards to the district immediately. Superintendent of Police Satish Kumar explained the steps taken to maintain communal harmony after the attack on churches in the district.
The Chief Minister held third videoconference with Deputy Commissioners in less than two months.
Mr. Yeddyurappa instructed deputy commissioners to hold “Jana Spandana" programme regularly to address the grievances of the villagers.
Minister for Rural Development Panchayat Raj Shobha Karandlaje and Minister for Water Resources Basavaraj Bommai were present.