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Karnataka to bring more services under ‘Sakala’

Our Bureau Mangalore | Updated on October 30, 2012 Published on October 30, 2012

The Karnataka Government will bring 116 more services under the ‘Sakala’ programme to provide services to citizens within a stipulated timeframe.

The additional 116 services will be brought under ‘Sakala’ on a pilot basis in four taluks of the State from November 2. The programme is implemented under the Karnataka Guarantee of Services to Citizens Act.

N.S. Channappa Gowda, Deputy Commissioner of Dakshina Kannada district, said here that as of now 151 services are under ‘Sakala’.

Another 116 services will be brought under Sakala in four taluks, including Puttur taluk in Dakshina Kannada district, in the State from November 2. The other taluks are from Dharwad, Chitradurga and Bidar districts.

Services provided by various departments in the State come under Sakala. The decision to bring services provided by the Social Welfare Department and the Mangalore Electricity Supply Company (Mescom) will be taken soon, he said.

It may be mentioned here that Puttur taluk in Dakshina Kannada was one among the four taluks in the State to implement this programme on a pilot basis in March this year. Later on, the government extended the programme to other parts of the State.

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Published on October 30, 2012
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