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Water stage is going up in Cauvery, boating suspended in Ranganathittu


Water stage is going up in Cauvery, boating suspended in Ranganathittu


Mysuru: With extra water reaching the Cauvery river from Krishnaraja Sagar dam, boating at Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary has been suspended by the wooded area authorities Saturday. The sanctuary, which is positioned 12 km downstream of the KRS reservoir, has six islands and 6 islets that are breeding grounds for local and migratory birds. Hundreds of vacationers visit the sanctuary every 12 months to witness the birds, kinds of reptiles, and the serene water.

However, due to an increase in the influx of water to the dam as there have been heavy rains lashing the catchments in Kodagu district for the past few days, the government have released 7,713 cusecs of water from the dam, of which 2,911 cusecs had been to canals, and 4,802 cusecs have been to Cauvery river. Forest officials stated that to hold in mind the vacationers’ safety, boating has been suspended from Saturday. The interest will resume once the water stage decreases. “However, there may be no restriction on the entry of traffic to the sanctuary,” an officer said.

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Meanwhile, Alexander has taken price because the deputy conservator of forests (wildlife) Mysuru division from DCF (social forestry) KC Prashanth Kumar changed into conserving it as extra submit. The submit turned into vacant following the transfer of DCF Siddaramappa. Alexander is from Ammathi in Virajpet taluk in Kodagu district and joined the wooded area department as a variety woodland officer in 1985 and served in various wooded area divisioandith Hasan, Mangaluru, Kodagu, and other locations before he became promoted as DCF in 2014. He also served as an officer in Karnataka State Forest Industries Corporation (KSFIC). He will shoulder the responsibility to preserve the jumbo safari throughout Dasara celebrations scheduled inside the 2d week of October.

Mysuru: The bold Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) mission of the Union authorities underneath which farmers with less than 2 hectares of farmland gets Rs 18,000 yearly (Rs 6,000 once in 4 months) hasn’t were given the predicted reaction. According to agriculture branch authorities, less than 50% of eligible farmers have submitted declarations searching for an economic guide. Mysuru Zilla panchayat Chief Executive Officer K Jyothi stated that though the authorities are going to the farmers’ homes, many aren’t eager to file the desired statement. “Officers are beneath titanic strain. When we technique eligible farmers, they don’t show a lot of interest. This has resulted in terrible development charge in assertion submission,” she said.


As in keeping with Raitamitra records, in Mysuru, over 4 lakh farmers are labeled as small and marginal farmers, and that they’re all eligible for this scheme. “Field workforce are traveling all villages. But farmers are not equipped to publish documents and make a statement,” said an officer of the agriculture department. It’s an unusual improvement. We’ve achieved consciousness initiatives at the village stage. But farmers are not attracted by way of the quantity dispensed,” he defined. Farmers feel the scheme isn’t always appealing. Badagalapura Nagendra, national president, Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha, stated farmers want a systematic rate for producing and implementing Swaminathan Committee Report, among different matters.

Farmers aren’t interested in signing up for this scheme wherein they get simply Rs 18,000 each yr. It’s a meager quantity, and received’t serve any reason,” he said. Kalleppa Achar, a farmer from Hosahundi, said farmers worry that they’ll end up ineligible for any government scheme that includes the BPL card once they join this scheme. “If the authorities are truely involved, it has to restoration at least Rs 50,000 per yr as help money. This amount may be very much less,” he said.

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