Belthangadi: The name of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj is the strength of the entire nation. Shivaji Nagar of Ujire is the pride of Ujire where businessmen, educationists, and teachers reside. MLA Harish Poonja said that Shivaji’s ideal personality should inspire us all.
on 28th, he unveiled the magnificent statue of Shivaji at the Shivajinagar turn of Belalu Road in Ujira and spoke at a meeting held afterwards. A lot of development work has been done in the last 4.5 years in all sectors in 241 booths of 81 villages of Belthangadi Taluk. Mainly, the 28 km road connecting Belalu-Kuppetty from Ujire has been widened and beautified by concreting and asphalting. The main roads of the entire taluk have been developed and built in a new way. Through 48 kindi dams, ground water has been increased to an area of 306 km and water shortage has been solved..
50 more Kindi dams have been proposed. A 116 KVA substation will be constructed on a 15 acre land donated by the Yenapoya organization in Kakkinje to ensure uninterrupted power supply to the taluk. A demand for 28 new Anganwadis has been submitted for the taluk. A grant of Rs 3.5 crore has been provided to Belthangadi Junior College for basic facilities. Belgaum v. Belthangadi Silk Road. T.V.V. An action plan has been prepared for the construction of the first marine engineering college in the state in an area of 15 acres from Vathi and has been approved. Punjalakatte-Charmadi road national highway work has started at a cost of Rs 700 crore. Police station building at Dharamsthala with innovative design by a private engineer for the first time in the country, new tourist temple at Belthangadi and row tree Thimmakka Vrikshodyana in 1.20 acre area, new bus stand complex at Belthangadi at a cost of Rs 12 crore has been inaugurated. To be completed in 2 years. Thus, the dream of construction works of Nava Belthangadi is coming true. He promised to try to get funds for the construction of park and infrastructure which is demanded by Shivajinagar. Sarath Krishna Paduvetnaya, hereditary administrator of Ujire Sri Janardana temple participated as the chief guest and congratulated Shivajinagar as the first barangay of Ujire for being recognized as a model barangay for beauty, unity of citizens, civic consciousness and cleanliness by the educated. V.P member Pratapasimha Naik, Ujire Gram, P.M. President Pushpavati R. Shetty, Development Officer Prakash Shetty were present on the stage. Dr. M. M. Dayakar, a dentist, sponsored the Shi Vaji statue and proposed it. Engineer Jagdish Prasad narrated the program. Bax MLA Harish Poonja inaugurated high mast lamp, CC camera and concreting of 3 roads constructed at a cost of Rs 60 lakh in Shivajinagar. In the ceremony, Gunapala Banga, Madari Bank employee Aravinda, Mescom’s Umesh, Waterman Hamid, Postman Rajesh, Maestri Gururaj and Annu, HP Gas distributor Mukunda, Indane Gas distributor Mohan were honored with shawls. Kits were distributed to the gifted students of Shivajinagar. MLA Harish Poonja and Sarath Krishna Paduvetnaya were felicitated by Shivajinagar booth president, Gram.P.M.Vinoba Karanth and dignitaries and a music program was held by famous singer Subrahmanya Bhatt and Ananya Bhatt of Ujira.