Udupi DC inspects Mattu Gulla crop damage

08:49 PM Nov 23, 2021 | Team Udayavani |

Katapadi: Udupi Deputy Commissioner Kurma Rao M, along with officials of the horticulture and revenue department, inspected the damage to the GI accredited Mattu Gulla crop due to the unseasonal heavy rains that lashed the district.


The team of officials visited the fields of the brinjal growers on Tuesday and took stock of the situation.  The DC promised to provide appropriate relief under provisions of various schemes of the government.

During the inspections, villagers requested the district collector to build a barrier to the Mattu stream as a safety precaution for stopping the spillage of excess water onto the fields.

Kote gram panchayat president Kishore Kumar Ambadi, Udupi gram panchayat’s former president Sarasu D. Bangera, officials of the Udupi administration, members of Mattu Gulla Growers’ Association and others were present.


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