Bengaluru: Chief Minister Yediyurappa on Tuesday announced to release Rs 5 crore for the developmental works of Agara lake in Sarjapur road. Addressing an event organised by the Forest Department of Karnataka Yediyurappa said Rs 5 crore wil be released for the developmental works of Agara lake in Sarjapur road and appreciated the efforts of the people responsible for the rejuvenation of Agara lake. He further requested the Karnataka Forest Department officials to plant over 2 crore saplings along the river Cauvery during the next monsoon, as a relief to Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev's Cauvery Calling movement. On the occasion, he also informed that as a part of World Bamboo Day, it has been decided to plant the bamboo trees in about 2500 hectares of farmer's land by paying them Rs 50,000 for every one hectare as a compensation.
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