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9 new horticulture colleges in State

Published: 21st June 2012 11:47 AM  |   Last Updated: 21st June 2012 11:47 AM   |  A+A-

The state government has decided to start horticulture colleges in nine districts under the State University of Horticulture Sciences, which was set up in Shimoga, said Minister for Horticulture and Sugar S A Ravindranath.

He told media persons at Harapanahalli town on Wednesday after handing over Aasare houses, that the state government has earmarked Rs 60 crore for the proposal. On  former minister Karunakara Reddy’s appeal to set up a college in Harapanahalli, Ravindranath said it would be considered. He said that as heavy rain had damaged hundreds of houses in Harapanahalli town as well as in 294 villages in 2009, the state government had decided to build 60,000 Aasare houses for the victims.

“Similarly, under the Ashraya housing scheme for Davangere district, 70,000 houses have been sanctioned,” he said. Ravindranath said that real democracy exists in BJP as all are welcome to express their views whereas in other parties there is no such freedom. On the charges of Harihar MLA Harish against Chief Minister Sadananda Gowda, Ravindranath said that those who defy the party discipline will pay.



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